Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries News

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Help Support Fishing Communities

Help Support Fishing Communities An Online Charity Auction Event [STONINGTON, MAINE, July 30, 2018] – Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries will host their annual fundraising event, taking place online throughout the entire month of August. Bid on one-of-a-kind Maine prizes while helping to support local fishing communities across the state. The auction begins August 1, 2018,… Read more »

Tall Tales, Fish Tails, & Damn Lies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Caroline Goddard, Communications Director cgoddard@coastalfisheries.org 207-367-2708 Tall Tales, Fish Tails, & Damn Lies Music and words from a fishing community [STONINGTON, MAINE, July 6, 2018] – Tall Tales, Fish Tails, & Damn Lies comes to the Stonington Opera House on Monday, July 23 for a night of music and words from… Read more »

NOAA Scientist Jon Hare to Lead Talk, Fisheries in a Changing Climate

NOAA Scientist Jon Hare to Lead Talk, Fisheries in a Changing Climate   June 8, 2018 – [STONINGTON, ME] – Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries is pleased to bring Dr. Jon Hare, Science and Research Director of NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center to Opera House Arts in Stonington, for a talk titled: Fisheries in a… Read more »

Virtual Reality Exhibit Debuts in Stonington

 Virtual Reality Exhibit Debuts in Stonington STONINGTON, ME – Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, a 15-year old nonprofit that works to secure a sustainable future for fishing and fishing communities, has launched a new virtual reality exhibit as part of Discovery Wharf, their marine education center. Discovery Wharf is located at 13 Atlantic Avenue, on the… Read more »

Eastern Maine Skippers to Present Fisheries Findings in Ellsworth

Eastern Maine Skippers to Present Fisheries Findings in Ellsworth The Eastern Maine Skippers Program (EMSP) will wrap up its fifth year on Thursday, May 24, 2018, when students conduct their final presentations at The Grand in Ellsworth, Maine. The Skippers Program, which provides aspiring commercial fishermen and fisheries-focused students with the skills to be successful… Read more »

OnDeck: Winter Newsletter 2018

From the Wheelhouse Dear friends, 2017 was a year of change. While the world keeps changing around us, our organization changed its name to Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, Robin Alden retired, and I accepted the role of Executive Director. As we begin to tackle the challenges of the new year, I am struck by… Read more »

Scientists Earn Prestigious Knauss Fellowship

Caption: Stonington, ME – Emily Farr (L) and Mattie Rodrigue (R) pictured on their last day at Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries before starting new positions as Knauss Fellows in Washington, D.C. Scientists Earn Prestigious Knauss Fellowship Graduates leave Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, head to Washington, D.C.   Since 1979, the National Sea Grant… Read more »

Join us at The Foundry for a Fishermen’s Feast

“JOIN US AT THE FOUNDRY FOR A FISHERMEN’S FEAST” A local seafood dinner to benefit local fishermen [MANCHESTER, NH]  The Foundry restaurant in Manchester, New Hampshire is hosting a Fishermen’s Feast dinner on January 18 at 5:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Northeast Coastal Communities Sector, a group of local groundfish fishermen… Read more »

Community Honors Alden’s Retirement

Community Honors Alden’s Retirement  More than 170 guests gathered at the Samoset Resort in Rockland December 18, 2017, STONINGTON, ME – Friends and colleagues from all aspects of Robin Alden’s 45-year career filled the ballroom at the Samoset Resort in Rockland on Friday, December 8. The night celebrated Alden’s retirement from the role of Executive… Read more »

MCCF teams up with the Island Pantry

Three-week drive kicks off as part of global #GivingTuesday movement November 27, 2017, STONINGTON, ME – Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries (MCCF) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year’s #GivingTuesday took place on Tuesday,… Read more »