Partner Event – Talk of the Towns: Small-Scale Aquaculture & Futures for Our Marine Economies

April 24, 2024 – 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Stonington Opera House
1 School Street
Stonington , ME 04681
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The Town of Stonington is excited to present the fourth in its new series of public conversations and media screenings at the Stonington Opera House on issues that bridge, matter to, and unite our area communities. This event will discuss Small-Scale Aquaculture and Futures of Our Marine Economy.

The gathering will include a social hour and a conversation facilitated by Linda Nelson, Stonington’s Economic & Community Development Director.

Special Guests Include:

  • Abby Barrows, Deer Isle Oyster Company
  • Marsden Brewer, Pen Bay Farmed Scallops
  • Christian Brayden, ME Aquaculture Association
  • Jaclyn Robidoux, Maine Sea Grant
  • Maike Thalhauser, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

The free evening opens at 6 pm in the Stonington Opera House lobby with special snacks, beverages, and a chance for everyone attending to mingle and talk informally with invited special guests and neighbors old and new.

This is the fourth in a new, free series of gatherings and conversations convened by the Town of Stonington, hosted by Opera House Arts, and sponsored by Island Institute on topics that directly impact island and area residents.