Corea's inner harbor, where lobstering dominates waterfront activity.

Scenes Under a Blue Sky in Cozy Corea

3/11/2012 - I enjoy shooting in the small village of Corea, on the eastern edge of the Schoodic Peninsula just beyond Prospect Harbor. The inner harbor is shaped like a barely broken circle, a place where a hardy fleet of lobster boats enjoy spectacular protection from the gulf of Maine. I can… SEE MORE
The first of March brought a fresh batch of snow to the shores of Ripley Neck in Harrington.

Between Two Rivers, a Snowy Spit of Downeast Sand

3/5/2012 - Take a look at a map of Washington County, Maine, and you will find a convoluted coastline, full of pastoral peninsulas, craggy inlets, and countless rivers and bays that all flow into the Gulf of Maine. Find the river town of Harrington and trace your finger due south, where a… SEE MORE
Camden Harbor is still on a cold March afternoon. Mount Battie sits off in the distance, full of snow that refuses to melt.

Slivers of Spring in the Moody Month of March

3/2/2012 - The month of March is a period of great transition on the Maine coast. Winter morphs into the house guest that refuses to leave, and no matter how hard you wish for Spring's arrival, you know deep down that March is still a winter month in these parts, and the… SEE MORE
Save the Bay is holding its annual meeting on March 4 in Providence. Come celebrate our collective achievements over the year!

Come Celebrate a Year of Protecting Narragansett Bay

3/1/2012 - On Sunday, March 4, at noon Save the Bay is hosting its Annual Meeting at the Bay Center in Providence. We'll take a look back at the organization's achievements over the years while honoring the people and organizations that made them possible. A brief business meeting will be followed by… SEE MORE
A scallop diver is all geared up and ready to go to work in Winter Harbor, Maine.

Dangerous But Lucrative Business: Maine Scallop Diving

2/28/2012 - Scallop diving is dangerous business, make no mistake about it. Divers plunge into the icy waters of downeast Maine, sometimes sixty to seventy feet down, all while the water temperature sits in the mid 30s and the winter winds howl above its choppy surface. It’s dangerous all right, but it’s… SEE MORE
A freshly shucked sea scallop with roe. Photo by D. Morse/Maine Sea Grant.

Understanding the Science, Industry Behind Scallop Fishing

2/15/2012 - The nearshore sea scallop fishery in Maine state waters has fluctuated over the years and declined recently. Scallops still thrive in Cobscook Bay, where harvesters collected them by hand (SCUBA diving, hence the descriptor "diver-caught" or just "diver scallop”) and by dredge. Dredge and trawl are the primary methods of… SEE MORE
The Ice & Smelt Festival will be held Feb. 3-4 at Mailly Waterfront Park in Bowdoinham.

A Festival of Smelt, Ice, and Fun in Bowdoinham

2/1/2012 - Anyone who has lived through a Maine winter knows that you need to find your fun outdoors or you'll go stir crazy waiting for spring and, eventually, summer. Luckily there are a bunch of great festivals that actually celebrate freezing your butt off outside, and surely one of the quirkiest… SEE MORE