These are the 4 most pressing marine management issues in the Gulf of Maine

For people prone to the lure of the ocean and who enjoy communing with other marine-minded people, there aren’t many gatherings anywhere as engaging as the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport. The forum, held each year at the Samoset Resort, offers a wide variety of topical sessions for the hundreds of people who attend — fishermen […]

‘Alt’ NPS campaign spreads to federal Maine properties

What started as a few (but now-deleted) tweets from the official Twitter account of Badlands National Park has turned into a nationwide online campaign that has spread into eastern and northern Maine. Scores of “alt” — or alternative — social media accounts pegged to various federal agencies have been multiplying over the past several days in opposition […]

Canadian officials trying to determine what killed thousands of fish in Nova Scotia

DFO C&P also patrolled other beaches finding lots of dead herring, blue and red mussels & starfish; however, no lobster/other invertebrates pic.twitter.com/u5E7nlZsQn — DFO Maritimes (@DFO_MAR) December 29, 2016 Scientists investigating the deaths of thousands of marine creatures that have washed up on beaches of Nova Scotia on the eastern side of the Gulf of Maine […]

Maine woman starts viral celebration of Clinton’s wardrobe

Known as a place where rugged plaid shirts, Carhartt pants and the fashion-challenged (but much loved) L.L. Bean boot dominate the state’s signature wardrobe, Maine seems like an unlikely to a place to launch a national celebration of the women’s professional pantsuit. But a ‘secret’ invite-only Facebook page dedicated to Hillary Clinton and her wardrobe of […]