News of Maine's Coast and Islands
The perception that Maine’s forays into offshore wind power have been on hold aren’t quite accurate, said Jake Ward of the University of Maine.
Despite a summer marked by light hauls, the overall lobster catch for 2019 again cracked the 100-million-pound threshold, the ninth consecutive year to do so. Total landings were 100,725,013 pounds.
Fishermen reported the lobsters were around all summer, but just weren't trapping.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
“We’ve gone from stocking more fish in more places to stocking better fish in better places.”
The tiny northeastern seacoast island of Nantucket, 43 square miles, and the giant, “Upper 49th” state of Alaska, 663,237 square miles, are about as dissimilar as could be.
As seas rise, even mild storms are causing significant damage and inconvenience.
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Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park has announced the appointment of Dr. Nicholas Fisichelli as president and CEO. Fisichelli had been serving as interim president and CEO since August.
“You’ve got to be able to lay out the facts and be level-headed. But you have to do that in a respectful way.”
Schoodic Point and its acres of pristine shoreline and deep woodlands dodged a bullet more than a century ago when plans by