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  • Published
    May 5, 2021

    Stewardship Education Alliance announces new board members

    The Stewardship Education Alliance has tapped three new members to the local nonprofit's Board of Directors. The announcement comes from S.E.A. President and Board Chairman Barbara Lawrence. The year-old nonprofit works to increase community awareness of the importance of stewardship in protecting the Midcoast's water resources and fragile watersheds. Joee Patterson, originally from Anchorage, Ala. and a graduate ...

  • Published
    April 29, 2021

    Stewardship Education Alliance awards grants

    Four area schoolteachers will be getting their feet wet this summer as a result of educational grants awarded by the Stewardship Education Alliance, a year-old nonprofit working to increase community awareness of and efforts toward becoming better stewards of the Midcoast's water resources and fragile watersheds. Kisha Marsh and Deb McSweyn, both teachers at Camden Regional Middle School; Germaine Koomen, a ...

  • Published
    April 29, 2021

    Stewardship Education Alliance awards grants

    Four area schoolteachers will be getting their feet wet this summer as a result of educational grants awarded by the Stewardship Education Alliance, a year-old nonprofit working to increase community awareness of and efforts toward becoming better stewards of the Midcoast's water resources and fragile watersheds. Kisha Marsh and Deb McSweyn, both teachers at Camden Regional Middle School; Germaine Koomen, a ...

  • Published
    April 29, 2021

    Fishing Heritage Foundation supports LD 101

    Protect Maine's Fishing Heritage Foundation is supporting LD 101 which would pause all wind energy projects in state waters. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham, R- Winter Harbor. Executive Director of PMFHF Crystal Canney said, “Responsibly developed offshore wind energy, done in a way that addresses concerns of the state's vital fishing communities, is an essential part of efforts to address the ...

  • Published
    April 29, 2021

    Fishing Heritage Foundation supports LD 101

    Protect Maine's Fishing Heritage Foundation is supporting LD 101 which would pause all wind energy projects in state waters. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham, R- Winter Harbor. Executive Director of PMFHF Crystal Canney said, “Responsibly developed offshore wind energy, done in a way that addresses concerns of the state's vital fishing communities, is an essential part of efforts to address the ...

  • Published
    April 26, 2021

    Megunticook Rowing will virtually row the coast of Maine

    Maine has the fourth longest coastline of all states in the U.S. — 5,597,298 meters. Megunticook Rowing has set a challenge to “row” the length of Maine's coastline this winter. The team is finishing up on May 1. The public is invited to come to the green in Camden or the Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., cheer on the team, sign up to row, or “purchase” some meters ...

  • Published
    April 22, 2021

    Camden Classics Cup is coming in July

    Sixty-three boats have already registered for the 5th Annual Camden Classics Cup regatta, which will take place July 29 through 31. The regatta structure this year will be different based on current Maine State COVID-19 guidelines and the Camden boatyard improvements project. What will be the same are two days of racing on Penobscot Bay. The Youth Regatta is Friday, July 30 and the fleet will dress ship for the ...

  • Published
    April 22, 2021

    Marine Resources publishes updated shellfish handbook

    The Maine Department of Marine Resources has published an updated handbook to help managers at the local and state level sustain Maine's shellfish resources. With a landed value of over $24 million in 2020, Maine's shellfish resources are a critical part of Maine's coastal economy. But changing ocean temperatures, shellfish predation, land use, and fluctuating markets pose threats to the industry, which relies on ...

  • Published
    April 22, 2021

    Library presents Pirates and Lost Treasure of Coastal Maine

    The Camden Public Library's Maritime Month Series wraps up with an exciting online presentation entitled “Pirates and Lost Treasure of Coastal Maine” by author and pirate re-enactor Greg Latimer Thursday, April 29, at 6 pm. Latimer will offer insightful and factual information about Maine-based pirates, as well as pirates from “away,” who traveled to Maine for a variety of purposes, both nefarious and legitimate. ...

  • Published
    April 21, 2021

    Proposals sought for At-Sea Monitoring Training Program

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, in cooperation with the National Marine Fisheries Service's Northeast Fisheries Science Center, is issuing a Request for Proposal to conduct components of the At-Sea Monitoring Training Program for the NEFSC. NMFS is required to collect biological and compliance data aboard U.S. domestic fishing vessels, data which cannot be obtained at the dock or on research ...


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