News of Maine's Coast and Islands
In Washington County, where 90 percent of Maine's periwinkle harvest takes place, they're called “wrinklers.”
“The goal is to graduate kids so they’re ready for jobs.”
“Some folks think it doesn’t fit the neighborhood. Other folks think it’s beautiful and well-maintained.”
What does March offer? No national holiday and we get St. Patrick’s Day instead and green beer.
Penobscot Bay east to the Canadian border is “the sweet spot” for the fishery.
Williams offers a mix of call to action, manifesto and a questioning of the status quo…
If a person is environmentally conscious, she said, then “maybe a cruise ship is not the vacation you take.”
The first commercial urchin landings were recorded in the early 1930s, with urchin roe already a valuable commodity for ethnic markets in Boston and New York
Heather Deese, Ph.D.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
More than 100 volunteers and supporters of Friends of Casco Bay attended a Jan. 24 recognition ceremony honoring those who give their time to help protect the environmental health of Casco Bay.