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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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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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AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: 2017 Aquaculture R&D & Education Summit

The agenda for the 3rd Annual Maine Aquaculture R&D and Education Summit is now available! Sessions will include: Careers in aquaculture Fin fish updates,including industry updates and reports from recent research Aquaculture education Shellfish updates,including industry updates and reports from recent research Sea Vegetable updates, including industry updates and reports from recent research Engineering Solutions for Aquaculture To […]

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GLOBAL AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE LAUNCHES NEW KNOWLEDGE SHARING PLATFORM

Attention sustainable and responsible seafood enthusiasts: Your new favorite tool to connect with the world of aquaculture is here! Global Aquaculture Alliance has launched a new knowledge sharing platform called MyGAA.  Find out more at http://mygaa.aquaculturealliance.org/ Be sure to add us as a contact when you sign up!

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SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Maine Aquaculture R&D & Education Summit

Exploring cutting edge solutions for Maine’s aquaculture industry’s research, development and education needs 3rd ANNUAL MAINE AQUACULTURE R&D & EDUCATION SUMMIT DATE: Monday, March 6th, 2017 (All Day) VENUE: Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Avenue, Route 3, Belfast Maine 04915 Be a part of Maine’s aquaculture future: join us for the 3rd Annual Maine Aquaculture Research, […]

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MAKING A BIG SPLASH! New aquaculture exhibit at Discovery Museum

The Maine Discovery Museum is unveiling a sea farming exhibit that uses virtual reality technology and interactivity to bring aquaculture to life. The University of Maine’s Aquaculture Research Institute and Maine EPSCoR Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program provided support for the first dedicated interactive aquaculture exhibit in the country. “It’s perfect timing,” says Trudi […]

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JUST RELEASED! Maine Aquaculture Economic Impact Report

The University of Maine’s Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) in partnership with the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and Maine Aquaculture Association has released the results of a survey regarding the economic benefits of aquaculture in Maine. In 2014, the 107 aquaculture business entities operating in Maine were surveyed and reported more than $73 million in […]

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