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2019 Request For Proposals: SEANET Research Mini-grants

Background: The SEANET program invites proposals for aquaculture research mini-grants that will result in 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 industries or nonprofit research institutions. It is expected that […]

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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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Youth invited to explore ocean with EPSCoR, UMaine Extension toolkit

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H and Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine do. They’ve also got dried seaweed, globes, kickballs and fish puzzles. They’ve packed these and other items in toolkits​ — called Exploring Marine Science and Aquaculture (grades kindergarten to two) — that provide youth with a unique learning experience. {Read more […]

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Upcoming Talk: Dr. Timothy Waring, “The Evolution of Social-Ecological Systems”

November 29th || 12:30pm || 354 Aubert Hall To solve the modern environmental predicament we must understand how humans created it. Beyond emitting carbon, over-populating, polluting, or over-consuming, humans have come to dominate the planet, surviving in all terrestrial environments through a mix of cooperation and cumulative adaptation to the environment, from the tropics to the […]

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UNE lands $1.3M USDE Grant

The United States Department of Energy awarded the University of New England a three-year, nationally competitive research grant for $1.32 million to develop technologies that will enable the United States to become a leading producer of seaweed. For more information about the grant, as reported by Maine Biz, please read the full article here. The […]

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2017 RARGOM Annual Science Meeting

The Annual Science Meeting is a single day science meeting held during the first half of October hosted by The Regional Association for Research on the Gulf of Maine (RARGOM). This theme for the meeting is set by the RARGOM board, however community input for the meeting theme is welcome. The theme for the 2017 meeting is Ocean […]

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum: Seminar Request for Proposals for the 2018 Forum

The Maine Fishermen’s Forum Board of Directors recently announced an opportunity to submit ideas for seminars during the 2018 Forum.  The criteria for submission is detailed in the Request for Proposals, and the deadline for submission is November 1, 2017.  If you should have any questions please contact Chilloa at (207) 442-7700 or by email at coordinator@mainefishermensforum.org. […]

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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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