Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries to host Online Auction

[STONINGTON, ME, August 18, 2020] – Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, a non-profit working to secure a sustainable future for fisheries in Eastern Maine, will hold an online auction fundraiser from August 10th through September 1st.

Thirty-six items have been donated to the event, including some original, decorated, wooden buoys from the estate of Penny Parkinson, a longtime supporter of the organization. Other items and experiences include paintings and prints, handmade crafts, fresh Maine seafood, jewelry, adventures, boat cruises, gift certificates, a Maine Sea Bag, drone footage, a boat haul out or put in, electronics, a WoodenBoat course, Boston Red Sox swag, granite cutting boards, and more!

For a complete list of items and providers, visit:

Want to support Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries but just don’t see anything you need? How about making a tax-deductible donation to help FUND-A-NEED? Pay for a student to participate in the Eastern Maine Skippers Program; a day to keep the Discovery Wharf open; a day of Sentinel Survey research; production of an Ask Leroy! online video; or help fund some alewife work. Look under the green VIEW ITEMS tab for this support option.

Sponsors this year include: Barter Lumber Co., Buxton Boats, Camden National Bank, Day Boat Fresh, Elmer B. Eaton and Son, Gross Gas, Island Employee Cooperative, Maine Camp Outfitters, M D Joyce & Co., Puzzlewood Builders, Inc., Seaside Pharmacy and Suzy’s Scissor Shack

For more information on this year’s Online Auction, or to donate an item, please contact Bobbi Billings, Administrative Director, at 207.367.2708.

About Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries
Since 2003, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries has worked to create a place where fishermen’s knowledge becomes part of science, and where their voices become part of management dialogue. Headquartered in Stonington, Maine, the non-profit works to secure a sustainable future for fisheries and fishing communities in Eastern Maine and beyond. To learn more, visit


Bobbi Billings, Administrative Director
Phone: 207.367.2708