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Events & Things to Do in Maine Filter

2022 U.S. National Toboggan Championships

Camden, ME February 11 - February 13

The 2022 U.S. National Toboggan Championships will be held Feb. 11-13. The 31st annual Toboggan Nationals, originally scheduled for Feb. 5-7, 2021, were postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Registration for the 2022 races is LIVE. No phone calls to register or buy limited parking spaces please. Registration will be available online, with… SEE MORE

31st Annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships

Camden, ME February 11 - February 13

Friday – Team sign-in, toboggan inspections, chute open to public to try it out, practice Saturday – 2-person and 3-person divisions qualifying (two runs); 4-person and experimental divisions qualifying (first of two runs); costume parade, vendors, food and beverage, celebration and cheering on your favorite teams! Sunday – 4-person qualifying… SEE MORE

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Celebrate a day dedicated to promoting awareness and preserving our coral reefs.

Rare, Pristine Coral Reef Found off Tahiti Coast

1/22/2022 by Editor

By Victoria Milko. Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities. Laetitia Hédouin… SEE MORE

Snow-covered skiffs on Jonesport's working waterfront.

January 2021 - News from Our Coasts

1/20/2022 by Editor

NEWS & UPDATES FOR JANUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Updates from US Harbors This week brought some serious winter weather conditions for much of the Northeast along with a tsunami advisory for parts… SEE MORE

Port of Boston Welcomes ‘Biggest Ship’ After $850 Million Modernization Project

1/19/2022 by Editor

By Mike Schuler. The Port of Boston welcomed its biggest containership to date over the weekend following a $850 million project to make the port “big ship ready.” The Evergreen ship MV Ever Fortune called at the Port of Boston’s Conley Container Terminal on Sunday. At 1,100 feet long, the… SEE MORE

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US Wins New Conservation Measures for Pacific Tuna

1/18/2022 by Editor

Tropical tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean gained renewed protections and science-based catch levels under resolutions advocated by the United States. They were adopted by the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission at its virtual meeting in October. The IATTC also established a framework for foreign fishing vessels to face spot inspections when they… SEE MORE

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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