Senator George J. Mitchell Center
University of Maine
In 2018, we are again conducting the Aquaculture in Shared Waters program, and in two locations: Bath and Machias. Principal funding for these efforts comes from NOAA Sea Grant (Bath) and the USDA Rural Busines Development Grant program.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for master’s and doctoral studies in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology and all other science, engineering, social science and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas particularly by women and members of minority groups. Dr.
University of Maine School of Marine Sciences
The Seaweed Scene is a meeting to network with colleagues, catch up on the latest in research and development, and to help plan the future for seaweed science, management and industry.
The Seaweed Scene 2013 was held on August 29th from 9am to 4pm at the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, in Belfast, Maine. The day included presentations from science and industry experts, plenty of time for networking, and facilitated discussion to cover the important topics for the future of aquaculture and harvest of marine macroalgae.
Northeast Sea Grant Programs are coordinating a regional effort to prevent the Chinese Mitten Crab from becoming established in Gulf of Maine waters.