Ellsworth American highlights NSF grant for Downeast Institute

The Ellsworth American highlighted a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation that was awarded to the Downeast Institute, a marine science field station for the University of Maine at Machias. The institute in Beals will use the grant funding to renovate four cottages for staff to use year-round. The cottages are adjacent to its marine laboratories, intertidal field research site, education center and hatchery.