Salmon talk at Bath Freight Shed Aug. 29
Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:00am
Two hundred years ago, thousands of Atlantic salmon traveled up Maine’s rivers to lay their eggs...
Southport Yacht Club holds 45th Arts and Crafts Sale
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 8:30am
The Southport Yacht Club held its 45th annual Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday...
BHYC’s next speaker: Dr. Jim McManus
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:30am
Tuesday, August 21
Oceanographer and VP of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Dr. Jim McManus,...
Arts & Yachts Exhibition and Sale this week
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 7:45am
It’s here! Lincoln Arts Festival’s three-day event at Hodgdon Yacht Services on Southport Island...
Guardians of the Reef: Bigelow Lab Café Sci Aug. 14
Sun, 08/05/2018 - 7:00am
Coral reefs are one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. They are also...
Pemaquid Oyster Festival set for Sept. 30
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 7:15am
The Pemaquid Oyster Festival, Damariscotta’s annual celebration of the working waterfront, marine...
Tide pooling at Reid State Park
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 4:00pm
Meet the many critters that make their home among the rocks, sand, and seaweed on Tuesday, Aug. 7...
LAF Arts & Yachts
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 11:45am
Lincoln Arts Festival's four day Arts & Yachts Exhibition & Sale at Hodgdon...
Eight oyster farms represented on menu at new Newcastle oyster bar
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 9:15am
NEWCASTLE— If you’ve ever sampled raw oysters at Ondine in Belfast, Hoxbill in Camden, and Suzuki...
International research expedition sets sail for the Arctic
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:45pm
The Arctic climate is changing faster than anywhere else in the world. On July 31, a Swedish-...
Are We Alone?: Bigelow Laboratory Café Sci Aug. 7
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 7:30am
The field of astrobiology includes the search for life elsewhere in our universe. To learn how to...
DMC to host talk on citizen science and estuarine monitoring
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:00am
When communities and scientists realized there was a lack of data about ocean acidification along...
Alewife talk at Sheepscot General Store
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 8:00am
Each spring, millions of alewives migrate up Maine’s rivers and streams to spawn, and in the summer...
Come see the historical display at Aquarium
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:00am
The Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor is a hidden gem in the Boothbay region. It is an...
Incredible, edible kelp: Bigelow Laboratory Café Sci July 24
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 8:30am
Imagine an aquaculture product that could solve today’s biggest food supply challenges. It would be...
The story of East Boothbay shipyard Washburn & Doughty
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Today Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of East Boothbay specializes in the construction of...
Bigelow Laboratory to host open house July 20
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 7:00am
What is it like to study the ocean at a world-class research institute? Find out on Friday, July...
Journey into the past at the Maine State Aquarium
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 7:30am
This season, visitors to the Maine State Aquarium may take a trip down memory lane. The aquarium...
Nitrogen to the Rescue: Bigelow Laboratory Café Sci July 10
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:30am
Microscopic plants in the ocean have a giant impact on the health of the planet. While these...
Community invited to engage, explore, experience ocean research at DMC
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 7:00am
The University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole invites community members to learn how the...
Taste Maine’s Future dinner features under-used seafood
Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:00am
The first Damariscotta Oyster Celebration continued into the second day with tours of local oyster...
Washburn & Doughty launches tugboat
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:45am
On Thursday, June 14, Washburn & Doughty Associates of East Boothbay launched its latest...
Maine’s First Ship party June 23
Sat, 06/09/2018 - 7:00am
Maine’s First Ship is hosting its midsummer “New Year’s Eve” party on Saturday, June 23 at the Bath...
CG Auxiliary Flotilla 25 releases 2018 vessel safety check schedule
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:45am
Ever notice that “free” isn’t always free? There’s “free” as in, “buy three tires get the fourth...
World Oceans Day inspires $500,000 in nationwide support for Bigelow Laboratory
Mon, 06/04/2018 - 2:45pm
An anonymous donor to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is using an act of generosity to...
Warning buoys to mark sunken vessel
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 9:45am
A sunken World War II-era minesweeper that sank in Wiscasset harbor over the winter will be marked...
Darling Marine Center director recognized for public service
Sun, 05/27/2018 - 7:30am
Dr. Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, has received the...
Study finds marine protected areas help coral reefs
Sat, 05/12/2018 - 7:15am
Orono, Maine — Reports in recent years that marine protected areas (MPAs) aren’t effective in...
Survey scheduled for West Harbor Pond watershed
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 8:30am
The West Harbor Pond Watershed Association, with support from the Maine Department of Environmental...
DRA invites community to help clean up river shoreline
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:30am
With alewives, horseshoe crabs, and other migratory species beginning to make their way up the...
Volunteers needed for Nequasset alewife count
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 8:30am
As spring comes to coastal Maine, it brings with it the return of alewives to Nequasset Lake and...
DRA takes part in Maine Phytoplankton Monitoring Program
Fri, 04/27/2018 - 9:00am
Damariscotta River Association (DRA) is now part of the Maine Phytoplankton Monitoring Program,...
Young men work on old boat
Sun, 04/22/2018 - 8:30am
Boothbay Harbor Shipyard has hired three sturdy young men to help in the five-year, $6.5 million...
Cannon naming rights, Arnold explorer, on tap at MFS’s annual dinner
Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:00am
If you have ever wanted to name a cannon, you’ll get a chance to do just that at Maine’s First Ship...
Watershed survey steering committee discusses process
Fri, 04/20/2018 - 8:15am
The West Harbor Pond Watershed Association’s steering committee for an upcoming watershed survey...
Maine Maritime Museum to relaunch the Mary E
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:15am
This spring, following a nearly year-long restoration at the Maine Maritime Museum, the 1906...
Boothbay Sea and Science Center hires new education program director
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:15am
Boothbay Sea and Science Center (BSSC) President and Executive Director Pauline Dion has announced...
Maine Maritime Museum to open new Bath Iron Works exhibit May 19
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 8:30am
Construction is underway on a new, permanent 1,000-square-foot exhibit at Maine Maritime Museum...
Selectmen hear opposing viewpoints on wind project
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 7:15am
A New Harbor fisherman put his and about 50 others’ opposition to a proposed wind power pilot...
Bigelow Laboratory, UMaine launch Gulf of Maine kelp study
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:15am
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded funding from Maine Sea Grant for a new study...
Change of leadership at Maine Lobstermen’s Association
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:15pm
At the 64th annual meeting of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association on March 2, long-time president...
2017 lobster landings decreased 16 percent; reduced clam landings due to algae blooms, imports
Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:00am
Maine commercial fishermen once again landed more than a half-billion dollars’ worth of marine...
Local scientists attend national ocean sciences meeting
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 8:30am
Scientists from the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center recently traveled to Portland,...
Maine shipbuilder submits lowest bid to build new state ferry
Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:00pm
AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Transportation sent a Notice of Intent to Award an $8.8 million...
Apply now for marine science internships at DMC
Sat, 02/10/2018 - 7:30am
Despite the February chill, the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole is gearing...
Friends of Windjammer Days awards Boothbay Sea and Science Center $2K
Wed, 02/07/2018 - 7:00am
The Boothbay Sea and Science Center has received a $2,000 donation from Friends of Windjammer Days...
‘Planet Shark: Predator or Prey’ exhibition at Portland Science Center
Fri, 02/02/2018 - 3:45pm
From the venue that brought you Body Worlds and Titanic, comes a thrilling exhibition, participants...
A story of two turbines ... and opinions aplenty
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 3:00pm
The Advanced Structures and Composites Center presented the Maine Aqua Ventus project to area...
Maine EPSCoR announces partnership with Bigelow Laboratory
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 8:15am
Environmental DNA will be the research focus of Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine in its...
Boothbay Harbor Shipyard sold to Andy Tyska and Bristol Marine
Wed, 01/10/2018 - 9:15am
Andy Tyska, president of Rhode Island-based Bristol Marine, has announced the acquisition of...