Save Maine's Working Waterfront
Maine's working waterfronts are the lifeblood of our coastal communities. With less than 20 miles of Maine's 5,000-mile coastline reserved for working waterfront and rapid changes in our climate and economy putting stress on the coast, we have to work together to save this critical resource.
Island Institute president lays out long-term goals
Having just completed his first month as president of the Island Institute, Tony Chatwin is looking ahead to the next decade and how our organization can help Maine's coastal economy navigate the changes and challenges due to climate change. Check out this recent Mainebiz article to learn more!
A lifeline for island communities
From day-to-day transport to emergency medical services, affordable, reliable transportation to and from Maine's islands is a crucial link for sustainability. Learn about the importance of these critical services and how we're working to support this lifeline for our island communities.
Podcast series focuses on sustainable seafood
In this six-part series for our "From the Sea Up" podcast, we focus on the topic of sustainable seafood in Maine. Come along and explore the diverse array of seafood that makes up our coastal economy and supports Maine's fishermen, aquaculturists, and working waterfront businesses.
A deep love and appreciation for the spirit of the coast can sometimes bring people together in unexpected ways. For the Island Institute's Multimedia Storyteller Jack Sullivan, it connected him with a highly respected contemporary documenting island life on a bay 500 miles away.
'View From Here' opens in Archipelago gallery
Join Archipelago, the Island Institute’s store and gallery, for its fall and winter gallery show, "View From Here," which features the work of artists MJ Benson, Wendy Newcomb, Nina Devenney, Michele O'Keefe, Michael Torlen, and Kaitlyn Miller. On display through December 31, 2021.