Marine Sciences

Darling Marine Center hosts ‘Wednesday walking tours’

The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) will host “Wednesday Walking Tours” for the months of July and August. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will last approximately 90 minutes. Staff will give a walking tour of their waterfront laboratories and speak about current research projects focusing on lobster ecology and fisheries […]

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Graduate student to be guest on MPBN’s ‘Maine Calling’

Skylar Bayer, a graduate student at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, will talk about storytelling on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s “Maine Calling” radio show at noon Thursday, July 2. Bayer studies scallop reproduction and the sustainability of the scallop fishery in the Gulf of Maine. She also enjoys storytelling and recognizes it […]

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Weekly Publishes Release on Steneck’s Coral Reef Address in Dominican Republic

The Weekly published a University of Maine news release about University of Maine marine scientist Bob Steneck delivering a coral reef address on World Oceans Day in the Dominican Republic. Steneck encouraged Dominican Republic officials and stakeholders to preserve and improve coral reefs — what he calls the tropical rainforests of the sea — in […]

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Perry’s Research Makes NSF List of Ocean Facts

Mary Jane Perry’s research was included in a list of 10 things people might not know about the ocean that the National Science Foundation compiled in celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8. Perry is interim director of the Darling Marine Center and professor in the School of Marine Sciences. Her research appears as […]

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Oppenheim Earns Fellowship, Will Engage with Fisheries Policymakers

Noah Oppenheim, a graduate student at the University of Maine Darling Center in Walpole, Maine, has been awarded a Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship. The one-year paid fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students interested in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources, and in national policy decisions affecting those resources. It matches graduate students […]

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