Sunrise Senior College Offers FREE class with Dr. Brian Beal on the Future of Shellfish in the Gulf of Maine
Sunrise Senior College at the University of Maine at Machias is offering a FREE class about the future of shellfish in the gulf of Maine with Dr. Brian Beal on Wednesday, February 9. W2205- The [...]
Effects of Oyster Shell Recycling vs Predator Protection on Mudflat Acidity and Shellfish Enhancement
During 2021, Downeast Institute and partners continued our work testing the effects of sediment buffering (adding recycled crushed shells to mudflats) vs predator protection on commercial [...]
Downeast Institute receives major national grant to examine impacts of climate change stressors on shellfish aquaculture
Downeast Institute among only 4 recipients of national grant competition to work with shellfish farming industry to create resilience to impacts of climate change.
Researchers hope the oyster shell study will prove to be a viable way to revive flagging softshell clam harvests. Date: April 23, 2021 Author: Kelley Bouchard Media: Portland Press Herald Link: [...]