News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Rob Snyder is the president of the Island Institute. His monthly column explores the issues, ideas, and people that motivate the Institute's work.
On March 6, the Island Institute began reprioritizing work as the impacts of the pandemic grew locally.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
Island and coastal communities, and the people who care about them near and far, must pull together right now.
People may capture their truth in abstract or realist watercolors…
Meghan Grabill, Ph.D.
Data and Research, Media
When we plan by issue we miss the opportunity to connect the dots…
We will have been forced to grapple with a deep accountability…
Although I’d worked for Island Institute for 11 years, I was green as a CEO when I took the reins in 2013.
Issues facing the lobster industry surrounding access to bait could not have been planned for five years ago.
The conversations that took place over four days in Scotland echoed conversations here in Maine’s island and coastal communities.
We are alive in a dynamic time of struggle over what leadership means…