To Lift All Boats
Building off a legacy of innovation,
we are partnering with community and business leaders to envision
and create a working waterfront that is resilient, sustainable, and accessible to all Mainers.
Seeks Next President
The next president will join the Island Institute at an important inflection point in the organization’s history, as it accelerates its work to create resilience for Maine’s island and coastal communities.
Electric Boat Course
Island Institute is pleased to offer the Electric Boat Course, a collaboration between Island Institute, Maine Community College System, Mid-Coast School of Technology, Maine Electric Boat Company, and Bayside Marine. The course will be launching in late 2022.
A Climate of Change: Clean Energy Solutions for the Working Waterfront
The sixth film in our ongoing climate-related documentary series, A Climate of Change: Clean Energy Solutions for the Working Waterfront follows Sam Belknap of the Island Institute as he travels the Maine coast to meet with innovators on the working waterfront.
Too Broad, Too Rapid, Too Uncertain
If you’ve turned on the radio or watched the news lately, you may have heard about the proposed regulatory changes to the lobster fishery here in Maine. This blog post outlines the Island Institute's response to the recent federal court ruling surrounding the National Marine Fisheries Service and right whale protection.
From the Sea Up — Working Waterfronts
From the Sea Up shares stories of sustainability from Maine’s coastal and island communities. The current season dives deep into specific working waterfront communities, their significance to the coastal economy, and the challenges they face now and into the future.