October 2019 Coolest in Ten Years

6/11/2019 - Climate by the numbers October 2019 The average temperature for October across the contiguous U.S. was 52.3 degrees F (1.8 degrees below the 20th-century average), making it the coolest October since 2009. It ranked in the lowest third of the 125-year record. Alaska had an average October temperature that ranked… SEE MORE
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Hamilton Marine to Open New Location in Kittery

30/10/2019 - Hamilton Marine, the popular Maine marine supply store well known to boaters throughout the Northeast, will be opening its sixth marine store location in Kittery, Maine. The location is the former site of Jackson’s Hardware and Marine store, whose owners recently retired. “With 100+ years of business in a location… SEE MORE

This Device Has Been Measuring Plankton Since the 1930s

30/10/2019 - By Cathleen O'Grady. In the winter of 2013, a mass of warm water began to spread throughout the eastern Pacific Ocean. The Blob wreaked havoc on marine life—sea lion pups starved, seabirds died, and salmon fisheries suffered. Helping to unravel this mess is the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR), an antique… SEE MORE
Photo Courtesy of AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon

Understanding Wildfire Warnings, Watches and Behavior

30/10/2019 - How to Prepare for Wildfire: Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildland fire so your home is ready in case of a fire: Create defensible space by clearing brush away from your home. Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction measures. Put… SEE MORE
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What Does ‘Sustainable Seafood’ Mean?

25/10/2019 - By Lindsay Mosher. Making responsible seafood choices is one of the most important ways that you can contribute to healthier oceans. Thankfully, there is growing consumer demand for seafood that is both ethical and sustainable. An increasing number of people want to ensure they are making responsible decisions when it comes to… SEE MORE
Maryland Fishing Report.

Maryland Fishing Report Week of October 23rd, 2019

25/10/2019 - By Keith Lockwood. Photo by Steve Doctor The stormy weather during September and October often bring fishy friends from southern waters to the coast of Ocean City. Don Whittington of Bivalve, Wicomico County, was fishing near some offshore lobster pot buoys recently when he caught an 11-pound tripletail, a new addition… SEE MORE