Catherine Schmitt

Catherine Schmitt, Communications Director

Maine Sea Grant
5784 York Complex
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5784
Phone: 207.581.1434
Fax: 207.581.1426
Email: Catherine Schmitt

As director of communications for Maine Sea Grant, Catherine Schmitt conveys research findings and information about the coasts and oceans to diverse audiences. With a background in both science and writing, she has conducted research in rivers, lakes, and coastal environments throughout Maine and the Northeast. She is the author of A Coastal Companion: A Year in the Gulf of Maine from Cape Cod to Canada; The President's Salmon; and Historic Acadia National Park. Her writing on science, nature, and environmental issues appears in regional and national newspapers, journals, and magazines.

B.S. Environmental Science, University of Massachusetts, 1998
M.S. Ecology & Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, 2003
M.F.A. Creative Writing, University of Southern Maine, 2012