SOE Graduate Student Ben Cotton Presents Research at the Maine Sustainability and Water Conference

SOE Graduate Student Ben Cotton recently presented his research on enhancing access to the coast for Maine’s commercial harvesters and the public. With Melissa Britsch (Maine Coastal Program Senior Planner, Maine’s Department of Marine Resources), Cotton gave a talk titled Understanding Use, Change, and Management Needs at Maine’s Public Waterfront Facilities at the 2024 Maine Sustainability and Water Conference. Cotton and Britsch provided an update on an ongoing coastal access research project being done in collaboration with colleagues from University of Maine (Drs. Caroline Noblet and Kathleen Bell; Walter Lange) and University of Southern Maine (Dr. Vanessa Levesque). Congratulations Ben!