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We Changed our Name! FAQs

As of March 1, 2017 Penobscot East Resource Center will be known as Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why change your name to “Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries”? We believe Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries better articulates

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Robin Alden named “Hero of the Seas”

Peter Benchley Ocean Awards Robin Alden, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries’ Executive Director was named a “Hero of the Seas” award winner today, one of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards. Robin is being recognized for her career working at the

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2016-2017 Scallop Season

The 2016-17 Scallop Season was finalized by the DMR Advisory Council. We have printed charts, and online versions below, of the rotational areas near Penobscot Bay and Mount Desert Island available for fishermen to pick up at Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. Custom

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A Blog from Robin Alden: From the Wheelhouse

The amazing White House award has provided a welcome moment of reflection on the work we do and on my career, since I started listening to fishermen in the early 1970s. All of that work stands on a few simple

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Maine Department of Marine Resources Announces Lobster Research and Education Awards

May 23, 2016 – The Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced four grant awards from the Research, Education and Development fund. The four organizations receiving funding include the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, the Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance, University

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