In the News

April 2017 | Downeast Magazine | As traditional fisheries stare down climate-induced disaster, aquaculture could be Maine’s next great industry. So how come more fishermen aren’t ready to start seafarming?

April 2017 | Fishermen’s Voice | Preparing the Next Generation of Fishermen and Community Leaders

4.20.2017 | The Free Press | Could the Gulf of Maine’s Ground Fishery Rebound?

4.19.2017 | Portland Press Herald | Regulators vote to allow lobstering in Gulf of Maine coral protection zones

4.6.2017 | Island Ad-Vantage |  Island Education Foundation names new chairman

4.5.2017 | The Republican Journal | Of love and groundfish

3.6.2017 | WCHS Channel 6 NBC Portland | Trump’s proposed budget cuts have Maine marine community on edge

3.6.2017 | VS tv | Heard on the street

3.2.2017 | Ellsworth American | Name changes at island fisheries organization

3.2.2017 | Island Advantage | PERC to become Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

3.1.2017 | Fishermen’s Voice | Penobscot East Resource Center Unveils a New Name

2.2017 | Fishermen’s Voice| Privatization & the Future of the Fisheries

2.19.2017 | Boston Globe| Linda Bean once hoped to be to lobster what Perdue is to chicken. What happened?

1.29.2017 | Portland Press Herald | Maine man tackles commercial fishing – without a net

1.18.2017 | MaineBiz | Fisheries activist Alden retiring from PERC

1.17.2017 | National Geographic | A Good Time for Inspiration – 2017 Benchley Winners Announced

1.17.2017 | Mount Desert Islander | Penobscot East executive director to step down

11.2016 | Fishermen’s Voice | Slow Fish, Maine Lobster

10.7.2016 | WABI TV5| Stonington Resident Named Leader in Seafood Management

10.7.2016 | Island Advantage | PERC executive director recognized by White House

10.6.2016 | Working Waterfront | Fisheries advocate Alden named White House ‘champion’

10.5.2016 | Press Release | White House Press Release Champions for Change Award

9.26.2016 | WABI TV5 | “Skippers” Program Providing Future Fishermen with Skills for Success

9.18.2016 | Portland Press Herald | Lobster council votes to close Maine’s last open zone

9.16.2016 | Maine Public | Lawmakers, Scientist Express Doubt Over Maine Lobsters’ Ability to Invade Europe

8.16.2016 | CBC | Sweden still wants ‘invasive species’ ban on Canada-U.S. lobster

7.27.2016 | ABC News | Food Forecast: The Secret to Maine’s Thriving Lobsters

6.28.2016 | Bowdoin College | Collaborative Initiative Studies How to Aid Recovery of Maine’s Coastal Fisheries

6.23.2016 | Island Advantage | Lobster buoys ready for auction, available for viewing

6.15.2016 | Bangor Daily News |Fifty artists create fundraiser for Penobscot Eeast Resource Center’s  7th Annual Lobster Buoy Auction

6.9.2016 | Island Advantage | Students in coastal high schools strive to impact lobster industry

6.7.2016 | Ellsworth American | Student presentations show a bright future for state’s lobster industry

6.6.2016 | Penobscot Bay Press | Discover Downeast fisheries at PERC

5.26.2016 | Ellsworth American | DMR announces research grants worth $284,000

5.10.2016 | Bangor Daily News | Community-supported fish delivered to your door from the fishermen

5.2016 | The Working Waterfront | Penobscot Watershed Conference Underscores Region’s Impact

5.2016 | Fishermen’s Voice | Fishermen and Farmers Meet at Machias: The Future is the Past

4.22.2016 | Mainebiz | MTI awards $107K to businesses across the state

4.21.2016 | Island Ad-Vantage | Community discovers wide range of student work at Discovery Night

3.24.2016 | Island Ad-Vantage | Coastal students present work at Fishermen’s Forum

3.10.2016 | Island Ad-Vantage | New Officials in Deer Isle and Stonington

3.10.2016 | The Weekly Packet | Voters breeze through warrant at Brooksville town meeting

3.10.2016 | Young Skippers show the way to the lobster industry’s future

3.2016 | Landings | Lobster licensing bill hotly debated, amended

8.6.2015 | Island Ad-Vantage | Carla Guenther looks to sustainability and fisheries management

7.2.2015 | Island Ad-Vantage | PERC Acquires Local Home

6.18.2015 | Island Ad-Vantage | PERC to Host Maine Fare

6.11.2015 | Island Ad-Vantage | EMSP Present Green Crab Project

6.5.2015 |Penobscot East Resource Center | Ted Ames Receives Honorary Degree from UMaine Machias

4.15.2015 |Portland Press Herald | Robin Alden wins Innovator Award

1.24.2015 |Bangor Daily News | Bangor Daily News Lobster Management Jan242015

1.26.2015 |Maine Association of Nonprofits | 2015 Press Release – MANP Adding Up Impact Report

12.2014 | National Fisherman – Best of 2014

6. 2014 | Commercial Fisheries News Fleet Diversity

4.10.2014 | Helping Lobstermen Through Bawdy Humor

11.2013 | Fishermen’s Voice | Champion of Small-Scale Fishermen

10.10.2013 | Island Ad-Vantages | Young Skippers Program Prepares Young Fishermen for Life at Sea

9.23.2013 | The Working Waterfront | Doggedly focused on a ‘forever’ fishing future

8.8.2013 | Island Ad-vantages | Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society showcases maritime history

8.4.2013 | ThinkProgress | The Lobster Bubble: Maine’s Lobster Boom, And Why Experts Predict A Dramatic Bust

8.1.2013 | Island Ad-Vantages | Penobscot East opens its doors as it celebrates a decade

7.24.2013 | Times Record | New lobster boat design touted for fuel efficiency

7.23.2013 | Bangor Daily News | New lobster boat design could increase fuel efficiency by 25 percent

7.22.2013 | Island Ad-Vantages | ‘Green’ lobster boat passes seaworthiness tests

7.17.2013 | World Fishing and Aquaculture | Champion of small-scale fishermen: Robin Alden Interviewed

6.17.2013 | Maine Public Radio | Maine Fishing Industry Weighs In on Magnuson-Stevens Act Revisions

6.13.2013 | The Heritage Radio Network | The Farm Report – Episode 172 – More Lobster with Robin Alden & Chad Dorr

5.21.2013 | Courier-Gazette and Camden Herald | Farmers, fishermen can play roles in solving declining resource, say experts

4.10.2013 | Kennebec Journal | Groundfishing bill faces no opposition at public hearing

3.1.2013 | NECN | Fishermen’s Forum in Maine discusses industry challenges; Robin Alden interviewed

1.5.2013 | UWToday | Co-management holds promise of sustainable fisheries worldwide

10.12.12 | WERU | Maine Sea Coast Mission and Musings on the Future of Downeast Maine with Robin Alden

9.2012 | Maine Policy Review | Building a Sustainable Seafood System for Maine

7.29.2012 | New York Times | In Maine, Fishermen Struggle With Glut of Lobsters

7.28.2012 | Kennebec Journal | Maine fishermen weigh in on effect of regulations. Robin Alden interviewed

7.11.2012 | CNBC | Cheap Lobster: Great For Tourists, Bad for Business‎

6.26.2012 | The Portland Press Herald | In New England, the fishing stinks

6.25.2012 | First Congregational Church of Deer Isle | Laity Sunday – “Living by Fish” by Robin Alden

4.13.2012 | Bangor Daily News | Elver fishery boom generates memories of 1990s urchin bust

4.3.2012 | Maine Today | New rules, same struggle: Staying afloat

4.2012 | Downeast Magazine 2012 | Net Loss: Are the Gulf of Maine’s cod — and cod fishermen — really doomed?

2.27.2012 | Bangor Daily News | Maintaining Maine’s scallop fishery By Robin Alden

12/28.2011 | Salon.com | Maine Fishermen Expect Record Prices For Scallops

12.28.2011 | cnsnews.com | Maine Fishermen Expect Record Prices for Scallops

8.22.2011 | The New York Times | Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force

10.09.09 | WERU | Changing Seas-Federal Policy Means Challenges and Opportunities for Maine’s Ground-Fishing Fleet

6.9.2010 | The Working Waterfront | North Haven resident donates building to Penobscot East Resource

2.26.10 | WERU | Producing, Fishing and Buying Local: What are the benefits to local communities?

9/2009 | Maine Magazine | Ted Ames

7.14.09 | WERU | Fisheries “permit banking”, Fox Islands wind power, Nevada Lobster industry

1.23.09 | WERU | Community Supported Fisheries–Shrimp for Sale

8.24.07 | WERU | Maine’s fisheries