SEANET

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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MINI GRANT OPPORTUNITY VIA SEANET

The SEANET program invites proposals for Maine-based aquaculture 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 either be submitted by a Maine-based PI from an academic or other research institution in collaboration with an industry or regulatory partner, or vice […]

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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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SEANET Internships 2016

The University of Maine’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) https://umaine.edu/epscor/seanet/ is seeking 3-6 interns to work as a team at the Darling Marine Center on various projects related to marine foodweb ecology and interactions with aquaculture in coastal Maine ecosystems. Internships are available for 3 months, starting May 18th through August 31st (starting and ending dates can be flexible). […]

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