SEANET 2018 Mini-Grant RFP

SEANET 2018 Mini-Grant RFP

Photo Credit: Christopher Bartlett, Maine Sea Grant The SEANET program invites proposals for research mini-grants that will result in research projects that create industry/academic partnerships and contribute to the performance metrics of the SEANET/EPSCoR program and the National Science Foundation. The proposals may be submitted by Principal Investigators from academic institutions, governmental agencies, aquaculture related […]

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SEANET Research Brief: Oysters and sediments in the Damariscotta

What are our sediments in the Damariscotta doing? By Libby Gorse Background. Oysters are well known for their ability to filter large amounts of water. In other states with excessive nutrient pollution, coastal landowners are even incentivized to keep bags of oysters off their docks to help clean up the water column. Up here in […]

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K-5 Teacher’s Workshop at the Maine Discovery Museum

Special Aquaculture Exhibit and Curriculum Workshop for K-5 Teachers at the Maine Discovery Museum Tuesday, June 20, 2017  from 9 am until 12 pm. 74 Main Street, Bangor, ME Join us for a special hands-on workshop on Tuesday, June 20th from 9 am until 12 pm at the Maine Discovery Museum. Come preview the new Aquaculture Exhibit, learn about […]

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FAO STATE OF THE WORLD’S FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE 2016 REPORT

FAO STATE OF THE WORLD’S FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE 2016 REPORT #SOFIA2016 Did you know? Global per capita fish consumption has risen to above 20 Kg a year for the first time, thanks to stronger aquaculture supply and firm demand. Aquaculture now accounts for 50% of all fish for human consumption (Aquaculture provided only 7% of […]

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FREE NCRAC/NAA/USAS WEBINAR: Strengthening Aquaculture Associations

Free Webinar Strengthening Aquaculture Associations Wednesday April 5, 2017 – 11am EST Sponsored by North Central Regional Aquaculture Center National Aquaculture Association United States Aquaculture Association There is an upcoming NCRAC/NAA/USAS Webinar by Dr. Carole Engle  on Aquaculture Association Strengthening. Carole Engle is an aquaculture economist with more than 35 years of experience in the […]

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Salmon research award launched

A new award to support research in salmon health and welfare by tomorrow’s industry leaders has been launched today. “Called the High Quality Salmon Science Award, it has been initiated by MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) and will allow one recent graduate in veterinary or animal science […]

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SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE APRIL 1st: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF FISH VETERINARIANS

“The American Association of Fish Veterinarians (AAFV) recognizes the burgeoning cost of veterinary education coupled with the fact that most veterinary schools do not provide training in aquatic veterinary medicine. Thus, the AAFV Student Scholarship Program has been established to assist veterinary students in their quest to increase their experience and training in aquatic veterinary […]

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: INNOVATE FOR MAINE INTERNS

For the sixth year, the University of Maine’s Innovate for Maine Fellows program is seeking applications from companies to receive assistance from exceptional student fellows. The Innovate for Maine program strives to connect the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine’s most innovative growing companies. This year Innovate for Maine have partnered with ARI and […]

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AQUACULTURE “TOOLKITS” NOW AVAILABLE FOR EDUCATORS

4H Cooperative Extension, Maine EPSCoR, the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Research Network (SEANET), and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute have developed “Aquaculture Toolkits” for educators, and these are now available for loan.  The toolkits are flexible enough for use by a wide range of educators including classroom teachers, 4-H clubs, 4-H leaders, 4-H members, Girl […]

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