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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 »

OnDeck: Fall Newsletter 2017

From the Wheelhouse: Welcome Paul Anderson Two of us are speaking from the wheelhouse this fall, as Incoming Executive Director, Paul Anderson has joined us. Our careers have intertwined for over 20 years, and now we are working together for four months as Paul picks up the leadership role, an opportunity I can only describe as… Read more »

Demand for groundfish data continues to increase

Demand for groundfish data continues to increase STONINGTON, MAINE, August 30, 2017 – The Sentinel Survey, now in its eighth year of research, collects data on the status of groundfish populations in Eastern Maine. The survey is conducted by Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, in collaboration with the University of Maine. Fishermen visit a total… Read more »

Maine Seacoast Mission Honors Robin Alden

      Maine Seacoast Mission Honors Robin Alden STONINGTON, MAINE (August 21, 2017) – The Maine Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam Award Gala was held Friday, August 18 at the Bar Harbor Club. In its fourteenth year, the gala honors individuals for their outstanding contributions to positive change in Maine’s communities. This year, Executive Director and… Read more »

Sacred Cod Tours Across Maine

  SACRED COD TOURS ACROSS MAINE August 23, 2017, Stonington, Maine – Camden International Film Festival, Down to Earth Storytelling Project, The Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association, Working Films, and several local organizations have launched a statewide screening tour of the new documentary Sacred Cod. The film focuses on the collapse of the historic cod population… Read more »

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries to host annual Nautical Auction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries to host annual Nautical Auction STONINGTON, ME – (July 19, 2017) Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, a non-profit working to secure a sustainable future for fisheries in Eastern Maine, will host their eighth annual auction fundraiser on Monday, August 7. This year’s Nautical Auction will take… Read more »