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How Maine's Coasts Can Be Resilient to Climate Change - ONLINE

Portland, ME March 3 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

“Sea level, storm, and surges, oh my!” How Maine’s coasts can be resilient to climate change, a Casco Bay Matters event. Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca, Friends of Casco Bay, and special guest marine geologist Peter Slovinsky, Maine Geological Survey. SEE MORE

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Maine Fishermen's Forum

Maine Fishermen’s Forum Accepting Scholarship Applications

2/23/2021 by US Harbors

The Board of Directors for the Maine Fishermen’s Forum will award $40,000 in scholarships this year, despite having to cancel the live event normally held in March. Applications will be accepted until March 3, 2021, for up to 26 Scholarship Book Awards. Scholarships will be a minimum of $1500 each,… SEE MORE

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News from Our Coasts: February 2021

2/19/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR FEBRUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month   Updates from US Harbors Just in time for Whale Week, a new species of Baleen Whale was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico.… SEE MORE

Rare Yellow Lobster Caught off Maine Coast

2/5/2021 by US Harbors

By Rosemary Lausier. A Tenants Harbor lobsterman recently made an unusual discovery when a yellow lobster was caught in their net. Marly Babb decided to keep the crustacean and donate her to the University of New England’s Marine Science Center, who then named her Banana for her yellowish hue, the… SEE MORE

Boating 101: What Should Be in My Safety Kit?

2/3/2021 by US Harbors

Ben Franklin’s observation that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is good advice under any circumstances, but uniquely and immensely appropriate for the open waters and your boat safety kit. When getting ready for a voyage, there is no such thing as being overly prepared. When… SEE MORE