Sarah shares shellfish research

Graduate student Sarah Risley presented to the Town of Damariscotta’s Select Board on November 2nd. She shared the work that UMaine scientists and local high school students have done to support municipal shellfish management since 2019, thanks to support from a variety of sources, including local donors to the Darling Marine Center. The team has gathered information on the diversity and abundance of harvested shellfish species, including soft shell clams, oysters, and quahogs, and designed studies in collaboration with shellfish harvesters and other local experts. You can view her presentation here.