A collaboration between the Town of Gouldsboro, Schoodic Institute, and RSU-24 that grew out of Downeast Institute’s three-year community clam culturing project is an informative, inspiring story [...]
Core sampling is a highly accurate resource assessment tool. Use it to conduct shellfish surveys and to determine the effectiveness of management activities.
Recruitment boxes (aka “Beal boxes”) are a simple tool that can be used to increase information about the natural production of a clam flat. The use of this resource assessment tool [...]
Over the course of the summer of 2020, DEI conducted a pilot study to determine whether it is possible to grow oysters and other shellfish in unused Downeast region lobster pounds. Cold water [...]
National Sea Grant recently announced that DEI was among the 32 projects to receive funding through it’s $9.3 million Integrated Projects to Increase Aquaculture Production and Addressing [...]