News of Maine's Coast and Islands
After withstanding coastal Maine weather for almost 150 years, the Swan’s Island Lighthouse is getting a much-needed facelift.
“We spent four years gathering social data to match the scale of the ecological data.”—Heather Leslie
From hand-hauling lobster traps to selling more than 10 million pounds of bait annually, Jennie Bichrest knows the working waterfront inside out.
Issues facing the lobster industry surrounding access to bait could not have been planned for five years ago.
Rob Snyder, Ph.D.
Two members of The Dark Rose, a pirate club of sorts, which participates in pirate-themed events in places like Damariscotta, Eastport and Fort Knox in Prospect, tied the knot (forgive the pun) on June 30 in Rockport. Photos by Peach Frederick.
Gulf of Maine temperature trends and variability during the past 11,000 years will be the focus of a five-year study led by a University of Maine paleo-oceanographer
The biggest decision will be how to equitably and safely choose a way achieve a 50 percent reduction in vertical lines.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
Salinity would be low enough for it to be used for the production of some livestock…
The Land for Maine’s Future Board has selected six projects that will help protect and sustain Maine’s working waterfront.