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Seminar: Robin Alden
November 10, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ecosystem management in a changing climate: What do fishermen have to do with it?
Robin Alden, Penobscot East Resource Center
Robin Alden is Executive Director of Penobscot East Resource Center. Alden was Maine Commissioner of Marine Resources from 1995 to 1997, responsible for Maine‘s marine and anadromous fishery management and enforcement and for aquaculture in the state. For twenty years she was publisher and editor of Commercial Fisheries News. She was a co-founder of the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum in the mid-1970s and received the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment Visionary Award in 1997 and the Maine Initiatives Social Landscape Artist Award with her husband, Ted Ames in 2007. She was a public member of the New England Fishery Management Council 1979-1982 and a member again during her tenure as Commissioner. She was a member of the National Sea Grant Review Panel from 2000-2009 and is a current member of Maine Sea Grant’s Policy Advisory Committee.
Co-sponsors: Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, Ecology & Environmental Sciences Program