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Leslie to lecture on coastal resilience in Bath

Marine scientists Heather Leslie and Susie Arnold will talk about coastal resilience at the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust spring lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Patten Free Library in Bath. Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and the Libra Associate Professor in the School of Marine Sciences, conducts research […]

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Bayer, Wahle quoted in Press Herald article on lobster bait

Bob Bayer, executive director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute, spoke with the Portland Press Herald for the article, “What did your lobster eat before you ate your lobster? And why should you care?” as part of the “Green Plate Special” column. For Maine lobsters, herring is their preferred food because they grew up […]

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Science360 features UMaine aquaculture research video

A University of Maine video on the state’s aquaculture industry and related research was featured on Science360. For more than four decades, UMaine has conducted research and provided educational outreach related to the farming of aquatic organisms, such as finfish, shellfish or sea vegetables. In 2014, that support took a giant step forward with the […]

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New pier in place at Darling Marine Center

More than 50 people gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center’s new Lowes Cove pier and floating docks. Faculty, staff and students will utilize the new pier on the shore of the Damariscotta River for UMaine research, teaching and outreach initiatives. Citizen scientists monitoring the estuarine environment and K–12 […]

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Davis to be panelist at event exploring ocean stewardship

Christopher Davis, executive director of the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center and a resident of the Darling Marine Center, will be a panelist at a May 18 event in Portland that explores how to sustain healthy oceans and responsible growth. The free event at the University of Southern Maine Abromson Center begins with a 6:30 p.m. […]

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Skylar Bayer receives Ph.D. for scallop research at Darling Marine Center

Skylar Bayer, a graduate student in the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences, successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Dr. Rick Wahle was her advisor. With a background in deep-sea ecology, Bayer came to the Center in 2011 to study the fertilization and reproductive ecology of commercially important fisheries species. Focusing on […]

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Steneck to present at Earth Optimism Summit

By nature, Bob Steneck is a glass-half-full kind of guy. The University of Maine marine ecologist will join other hopeful scientists, environmentalists, civic leaders and media from around the world at the Smithsonian Earth Optimism Summit in Washington, D.C. on Earth Day weekend. He’ll be one of the approximately 250 speakers to share examples of […]

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