DMR commissioner to hold hearings on aquaculture leases
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:15am
On March 20, a group of lobstermen, their families, and concerned citizens submitted 189 signatures...
Atlantic salmon recovery in the Sheepscot
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 8:45am
The Sheepscot River was once teeming with sea-run fish including Atlantic salmon, alewives, shad,...
Study looks to iron from microbes for climate help
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 7:45am
Distributing iron particles produced by bacteria could “fertilize” microscopic ocean plants and...
DRA-PWA hosting volunteer fair April 3
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 7:00am
Have you ever wanted to get involved with a community-focused organization but not known where to...
Researchers discover new nitrogen source in Arctic
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 8:15am
Scientists have revealed that the partnership between an alga and bacteria is making the essential...
Fish diversity linked to Caribbean coral reef health
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 7:15am
The health of coral reefs can be impacted as much by the diversity of fish that graze on them as by...
Free screening of ‘Lobster War’ March 2
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:00am
The Harbor Theater will offer a free screening of the documentary "Lobster War" on Saturday, March...
Study shows unusual microbes hold clues to early life
Sat, 02/09/2019 - 8:00am
A new study has revealed how a group of deep-sea microbes provides clues to the evolution of life...
DMC to host a talk on the U.S. Antarctic Diving Program
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 7:30am
On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center will host a brown-bag...
Study identifies biomedical potential of bivalves
Wed, 01/30/2019 - 7:45am
Shellfish such as oysters and mussels have the potential to revolutionize human health research,...
DMR announces local Vibrio training
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 11:00am
The 2019 Vibrio training required for harvesters and dealers who harvest or buy product direct from...
Scientist honored for work with Bigelow Laboratory education programs
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:00pm
After years of teaching at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay with humor and...
Study shows algae thrive under Greenland sea ice
Tue, 01/08/2019 - 3:00pm
Microscopic marine plants flourish beneath the ice that covers the Greenland Sea, according to a...
Boothbay’s shipbuilding history may sail into present day
Fri, 12/28/2018 - 8:45am
From 1860 to 1930, schooners ruled the seas. Schooners were the fastest and most reliable means of...
Schooner Bowdoin undergoing hull restoration at Bristol Marine, The Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor
Tue, 12/25/2018 - 9:00am
Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, the official vessel of the state of Maine and a National...
Local scientist travels to Monaco for climate conference
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:15am
Bob Steneck, professor of marine sciences based at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center...
Research unlocks secrets of iron storage in algae
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 7:00am
New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in...
Historic schooner Bowdoin returns to Boothbay region
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 8:30am
A schooner specially designed for Arctic exploration has returned to the Boothbay region once again...
Lafayette Hotels buys Pier 1
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 9:30am
The sale of Pier 1 in Boothbay Harbor to Lafayette Hotels was finalized the morning of Friday, Nov...
Study shows how mussels handle microplastic fiber pollution
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:00pm
New research shows that mussels readily take in microplastic pollution fibers from the ocean but...
Southport couple seeks experimental lease for kelp farming in Sheepscot River
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 8:15am
A former shrimp fisherman wants to grow kelp in Ebenecook Harbor off Southport Island. In 2013,...
Hodgdon launches two superyacht tenders, signs three more
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 1:30pm
Hodgdon Tenders, the superyacht tender division of Hodgdon, announced today that they launched two...
Following the red tide
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:00am
Again and again in her adult life, Dr. Cynthia Heil has felt an irresistible pull.
So here’s the...
Twin villages ban plastic bags
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 8:30am
On Nov. 6, Damariscotta, Newcastle and Waterville joined 17 other Maine communities who have passed...
Upcoming events at Maine Maritime Museum
Fri, 11/02/2018 - 7:30am
Visit the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street, in Bath to participate in the following...
$6 million grant launches innovative genetic research at Bigelow Laboratory
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:45am
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay has announced receipt of a $6 million...
UMaine Composites Center receives $500,000 to help boatbuilders incorporate 3D printing technology
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:00pm
ORONO — The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center...
Scientist to share an ecological perspective on aquaculture science at Darling Marine Center
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 3:00pm
Meredith White, head of Research and Development at Mook Sea Farm, will speak at the University of...
Working waterfront to be preserved in Boothbay Harbor
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:00pm
On Aug. 12, Deanne Tibbetts, a resident of Boothbay Harbor, invited a small group of area residents...
Keeping the faith at Blake’s Boatyard
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:15am
When a business has been around for 67 years and word comes it’s changing hands, a natural response...
Providence docks in Wiscasset
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 3:45pm
The wooden sloop Providence docked in Wiscasset Harbor Tuesday for repairs expected to take until...
Living on the brink: the life of a lighthouse keeper
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 2:30pm
I recently had the pleasure of sailing around Ram Island on the schooner Eastwind. As we rounded...
From south to north, young lobsters find cool refuge in deepwater
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 7:15pm
Orono, Maine — Maine fishermen hauled in 110.8 million pounds of lobsters in 2017 with a value of...
Seahorses in Boothbay Harbor?
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:30am
Lobsterman Mark Jones recently caught two seahorses when hauling his traps – one in Linekin Bay and...
Database designed to assess, guide ocean conservation efforts
Sun, 09/16/2018 - 7:00am
An international team of researchers, including Heather Leslie of the University of Maine, has...
West coast marine lab director to speak at DMC
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 7:00am
Marine scientist Karina Nielsen will be at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in...
Blue-green algae found in Damariscotta Lake
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:15am
A type of blue-green algae, more accurately referred to as a cyanobacteria, has been found in a...
Undergraduate research for Maine’s marine economy
Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:45am
Diatoms, sugar kelp, green crabs, lobsters and oysters are iconic organisms on our coast. Their...
Boothbay football drops home opener 26-18 to Belfast
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 7:00am
The Boothbay football team lost to Class C Belfast, 26-18, Sept. 7 at Sherman Field. Boothbay...
Wahle named director of the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine
Fri, 09/07/2018 - 3:30pm
University of Maine marine sciences research professor Richard Wahle has been named director of the...
Around the world in 1978: 40-year reunion for the ‘Appledore’ crew
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 3:15pm
CAMDEN - It was 40 years ago on, August 22, 1978, the Schooner Appledore left Portsmith, N.H., with...
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...