News of Maine's Coast and Islands
It may not be a surprise that 2017 has been a year of record-breaking storms and heat.
Heather Deese, Ph.D.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
Emily Lane, president of Vinalhaven Kelp, Inc., leads a board of directors that requires 70 percent of the business shareholders to make their livelihood from some sort of fishing.
One of the things I love about October and November in the Cranberry Isles is the increase in bird stories. It is migrating season and most people out here keep an eye on the birds...
An estimated 70 percent of commercial marine fish species in the northeast U.S. live in estuaries…
At the end of September, an unprecendented bloom of the phytoplankton karenia mikimotoi extended from Cape Elizabeth to the New Meadows River.
“People were clamoring for it and are happy to have it open.” —Chris Gardner
Lobster landings fell off significantly this season compared with 2016. But 2016 was a record year, and some fishermen aren’t surprised to see a drop-off. They also believe the resource remains healthy.
Clearly, he was bright, and probably would go far, equipped with confidence and natural verbal skills…
We all want the same thing for Maine—robust working waterfronts, resilient coastal communities, and conservation of natural resources…