It’s an odd, unfortunate twist in what has been a success story. A private business certainly can refuse to sell an easement, but Penobscot McCrum’s position on the matter illustrates what may become a common conflict.
Eight students from Maine universities delved into the science and practice of marine aquaculture recently, thanks to an innovative new program developed by the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias.
On Thursday, June 16 the film “A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea” will be shown at the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library. A discussion following the film will include two panelists familiar with the needs of stakeholders working to maintain the diverse uses of the ocean.
Willcox and his crews have spray painted seal pups to prevent their clubbing, placed themselves between ships and their intended docks, and boarded whaling ships to hang banners and lock themselves to the harpoon guns.