Scallop survey in a tube: Skylar Bayer is developing a molecular technique to detect scallop spawning events in the field

Submitted by Rachel Lasley-Rasher on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 15:33

NOTE: This blog was written by Skylar Bayer, a graduate student at the University of Maine, working on a Sea Grant-funded project with Dr. Rick Wahle of University of Maine, and Dr. Pete Countway of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

The Knowledge of Native Peoples

Submitted by Catherine Schmitt on Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:58

November is National Native American Heritage Month, a time to recognize “the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States.” On Thanksgiving, we come together in shared humanity and celebration of the lands and waters that sustain us. The original residents of the continent accommodated European colonists, shared their knowledge of where to find food and shelter. They ate together—Homo sapiens trying to survive in the same landscape.