Kristen Grant

Public Shoreline Access in Maine: A Citizen's Guide to Coastal and Ocean Law, Third Edition Catherine Schmitt Tue, 09/13/2016 - 10:46

publication coverUnderstanding coastal property law can be daunting for land owners, beach visitors, and municipal officials. Public Shoreline Access in Maine: A Citizen’s Guide to Ocean and Coastal Law describes Maine law and prominent court cases related to public use and access to the coast, from the seventeenth-century Colonial Ordinance that reserved the public’s

Beach Pages Jake Aman Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:50

Each of the beaches that are monitored by our volunteers has unique geological and historical characteristics.  Information about these beaches is spread across scientific publications, historical collections, and local knowledge. To learn more about a beach visit its page:

Gooch's Beach, Kennebunk

Higgins Beach, Scarborough


Higgins Beach Jake Aman Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:35

Higgins Beach in the 1930's.  (Photo Credit:

Final Program - 2013 Maine Beaches Conference Catherine Schmitt Fri, 02/22/2013 - 10:31

Date | July 12, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location | Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, ME
Registration information is now available.

The Beaches Conference Kristen Grant Thu, 10/18/2012 - 14:06

The Beaches Conference logo

14 July 2017

The Kennebec Celebration

Formerly known as the Spring Running, the KENNEBEC CELEBRATION is heading into its seventh year as an annual festival geared towards “Celebrating the Spring Running and Life In, On and Along the Kennebec River.”  The event is free, family-friendly and typically takes place on the second Saturday in June on the grounds of Old Fort Western and the East Side Boat Launch in downtown Augusta.