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Events & Things to Do in Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME, Maine Filter

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

Mariner's Weather Hazards Workshop - ONLINE

Miami Beach, FL March 15 - March 17

Key decision makers from maritime industries are invited to attend a 3-day virtual workshop which will highlight the uncertainty that goes into our forecasts and unveil upcoming new products and services. There will be plenty of opportunity for direct feedback and open discussion. There will also be breakout sessions where… SEE MORE

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Major Winter Snow Storm With Blizzard Conditions Possible Saturday

1/26/2022 by Editor

By Terry Eliasen. At this point all options are on the table for our Saturday storm. However, with each passing hour and computer model run, the likelihood of a major winter storm continues to grow. Let me emphasize that this is NOT A LOCK just yet. We are still in… SEE MORE

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The Midpoint Of Winter: When And What Is It?

1/26/2022 by Editor

Many people think the midpoint of winter is always Groundhog Day, but it varies. If you check the latest edition of the Farmers’ Almanac, you’ll see that it’s Thursday, February 3, 2022—the exact halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Winter is the shortest of the four seasons, lasting 88.99 days. It… SEE MORE

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New Right Whale Slow Zone Southeast of Nantucket, MA - Effective Through February 8

1/25/2022 by Editor

On January 24, 2022, the Center for Coastal Studies aerial survey team sighted right whales Southeast of Nantucket, MA. The right whale SLOW Zone (DMA/visual trigger) is in effect immediately and expires on February 8, 2022. As a reminder, NOAA Fisheries also announced an acoustic SLOW Zone Southeast of Atlantic… SEE MORE

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High School Students Bring Seafood to Low-Income Consumers

1/25/2022 by Editor

What is Fishadelphia? Based in Philadelphia, Fishadelphia is a pilot community seafood program that was awarded a Saltonstall-Kennedy (S-K) Grant in 2020. It was designed to connect low-income consumers in Northern Philadelphia with neighboring New Jersey harvesters. This project promotes improved business practices, increased market demand for U.S. commercial fish species, and keeping… SEE MORE