Darling Marine Center news

DMC shellfish study highlights changes in Damariscotta River

Darling Marine Center researcher Kara Pellowe and colleagues found very few clams of commercial size (2 inches or larger) last summer in any of the intertidal flats managed by the towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle. Their discovery came during a collaborative project in which they counted shellfish (soft-shell clams, quahogs, razor clams, mussels and oysters) […]

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Boothbay Register publishes DMC release on Damariscotta River shellfish study

The Boothbay Register published a University of Maine Darling Marine Center release about a new study of shellfish in the Damariscotta River. The study was led by Kara Pellowe and supported by a grant from the Broad Reach Fund. Researchers counted soft-shell clams, quahogs, razor clams, mussels and oysters living in the intertidal flats managed […]

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Lincoln County News covers Project Share Day with DMC students

The Lincoln County News reported students at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle exchanged ideas with students from the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center at the first Project Share Day. “It’s a show-and-tell, an exchange of ‘this is what we’ve done this semester at the college level and the high school level.’ So it’s a very […]

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Boothbay Register reports on partnership between DMC, Bigelow Lab

Boothbay Register published a University of Maine Darling Marine Center news release about the collaboration between the Walpole-based center and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay. Leaders of the scientific institutions regularly look for opportunities to strengthen the longstanding partnership, such as through Maine eDNA, a new $20 million research and education collaboration. […]

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Penobscot Bay Pilot publishes profile of UMaine researcher, lobsterman Huntsberger

The Penobscot Bay Pilot published a University of Maine Darling Marine Center story about Carl Huntsberger, a researcher and lobsterman who recently earned his master’s degree in marine biology from UMaine. Huntsberger grew up lobstering on the Maine coast, and after completing his bachelor’s degree in 2012, worked at a nonprofit research lab on Cape […]

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Penobscot Bay Pilot covers marine sciences boot camp 

Penobscot Bay Pilot reported the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole recently hosted a three-day orientation program for 30 first-year students in the School of Marine Sciences. William Ellis, associate director of the School of Marine Sciences, leads the annual boot camp program, according to the article. “We have an amazing facility on […]

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