Shad are the largest member of the herring family, which includes Atlantic herring, blueback herring, and alewives.
Ah, summer! So short and so sweet. We go outside, into the long days, and stay outside in the warm nights. We work outside, play outside, sleep outside—and eat outside.
The Maine coast abounds with patios, decks, porches, picnic tables, and other outdoor seating. We search these places out, press ourselves against the edge of the sea, and feast on its bounty. There is no shortage of waterfront seafood restaurants.
May is here, and that means the annual return of many things: flowers and birds; sunshine and garden words; foliage and flowers; fish and more fish.
Signs of the Seasons Phenology Monitoring Training continues this week, with a coastal workshop on methods for monitoring seasonal changes in rockweed on Tuesday, May 3, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Kettle Cove State Park, Cape Elizabeth.
Resources and News: Aquaculture in Shared Waters
This page lists some of the materials produced during the AQSW project, and related news content, so that readers can both learn more about the program, and gather more information for their own consideration as prospective farmers.
You don’t have to travel far in Maine before running into former Knauss Marine Policy Fellows working at all levels of state government, in nonprofit organizations, industry associations, and other organizations serving Maine’s coastal ecosystems and communities.