Damariscotta Community Science

Together with students at Lincoln Academy and the University of Maine, shellfish harvesters, and other citizens, we are engaged in data collection, interpretation and application that contributes to municipal shellfish management as well as a broader vision for sustaining the social-ecological system of the upper Damariscotta River estuary.

View the poster that PhD candidate Sarah Risley presented at the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting in Portland, OR in August 2023 as well as reports on the work we’ve done in this area over the last four years here.