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Events & Things to Do in Maine Filter

Contribute Your Wildlife Observations - ONLINE

Rockland Key, Rockland Channel Bridge, FL April 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

You don't need to be a biologist to help gather meaningful data. There are many ways you can submit your everyday observations about fish and wildlife from across the state. Through citizen science projects MDIFW biologists rely on community participation to help collect large amounts of data about fish, birds,… SEE MORE

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Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

Habitat Restoration Projects Offer Protection from Flooding

4/9/2021 by US Harbors

Habitats like tidal marshes, coral reefs, and seagrass beds serve as natural infrastructure that can help protect our coastal communities from flooding, erosion, and storms. NOAA Fisheries works to restore habitat for coastal and marine species, and many of our restoration projects provide natural infrastructure benefits as well. Two NOAA Fisheries-supported habitat… SEE MORE

US Harbors' Annual "Best Harbor in the U.S." Contest

Voting Begins in Search for 2021's "Best Harbor" in the U.S.

3/30/2021 by US Harbors

On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 voting begins in our 3rd annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest! Participation is free and open to everyone. Vote for your harbor at: https://www.usharbors.com/best-harbor/ The purpose of the contest is to promote the strength and vitality of coastal communities: the winning harbors have been… SEE MORE

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How to Fold Nautical Charts in 7 Easy Steps

3/29/2021 by US Harbors

By OceanGrafix. When you get your nautical charts, you may be surprised by how large they are. To make them easy to use and store, you will need to fold your charts and know how to fold them back after use. For the best results, you’ll use an accordion fold,… SEE MORE

Clearwater Beach, FL - Image copyright Michelle Maria, Pixabay license

News from Our Coasts: March 2021

3/25/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR MARCH Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month   Updates from US Harbors US Coast Guard announces new law requiring use of engine cut-off switches on recreational vessels less than 26 feet… SEE MORE

Explore Tides & Weather in Maine Regions

Fort Scrammel, Casco Bay, ME - By Dirk Ingo Franke - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22110309

Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME

Casco Bay and Maine's Southern Coast are the most populated areas of Maine, but that doesn't result in any lack of charm or local flavor. Portland, the jewel of Maine, and home to the best food anywhere is a vibrant growing city. The Southern Maine Coast has been blessed with miles picturesque beaches, and islands of pastoral country surrounded by seas of forest. Both history and geography create the chemistry to give you a vacation you won't forget. Enjoy a lobster boat cruise, charter fishing excursion or kayaking excursion along the coast, canoeing on the Mousam River, a trolley ride to the beach, or the thrill of an oceanside amusement park. Open year 'round, the Southern Maine Coast has it all. SEE MORE