Kristen Grant

Beach Pages

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

 

Tour Our Resilient Coast

Please join us in York County in September 2014 for a tour of coastal properties that are more resilient to flooding, erosion, and extreme storm events.

Learn from professionals and coastal property owners about the steps you can take to protect your property. Contact coordinator Michael Mahoney for more information, mmahoney@antioch.edu.

 

Press Release | Waterfront tools for the Nation

29 March 2013 - The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announces the availability of the Sustainable Working Waterfront Toolkit, an online suite of tools designed to help coastal communities throughout the United States develop policies that support business and job growth.

Final Program - 2013 Maine Beaches Conference

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.

An invitation to submit ideas for presentations and exhibits at the 2013 Maine Beaches Conference

You may feel as if you just got off the beach, but we’re busy making plans for MBC 2013!

NOW CLOSED: SUBMISSIONS WERE DUE DECEMEMBER 10, 2012

Maine Beaches Conference

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12 July 2013 | Southern Maine Community College | South Portland


Thank you to the 200+ who joined us for a beautiful day and a successful conference!

PRESS RELEASE | 14 August 2012 Tour resilient coastal properties September 8

Residents of coastal communities are invited to join coastal property owners, building contractors, and other professionals on a tour of homes in York County that have been made resilient to storms, flooding, and other coastal hazards.

The tour takes place on Saturday, September 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

PRESS RELEASE | 13 April 2012 Just in time for tax season, new tools for promoting coastal access

The coast of Maine is a busy place. From property owners to fishermen to surfers, people traveling to and from the water are addressing coastal access issues in their communities.

A legal research team led by Maine Sea Grant, the University of Maine School of Law, and the law firm of Bernstein Shur has identified existing and potential tax tools that can or could be used to benefit working waterfronts and water access in Maine.

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