Darling Marine Center

Public invited to Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science forum July 17

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center, aquaculture industry partners and the Damariscotta River Association invite community members to “Science for the People: Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science Public Forum” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 17 at Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta. Presenters will provide synopses of research being conducted by the Sustainable […]

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Boothbay Register previews Runge’s talk at DMC

The Boothbay Register advanced a talk titled “Plankton, Right Whales and Change in Gulf of Maine Ecosystem” by University of Maine professor of oceanography Jeffrey Runge at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 14 in Brooke Hall at the Darling Marine Center. The talk is free and open to the public; registration is requested.

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DMC hosts talk about right whales, changing Gulf of Maine

A University of Maine professor of oceanography will give a talk titled “Plankton, Right Whales and Change in Gulf of Maine Ecosystem” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 14 in Brooke Hall at the Darling Marine Center. Recent changes in the timing and abundance of zooplankton coincide with changes in right whale sightings, says Jeffrey Runge, […]

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Boothbay Register advances DMC talk on fishing, farming scallops

Boothbay Register published a University of Maine news release announcing a Darling Marine Center talk about sea scallops and Maine’s fishing and farming industry. Dana Morse, an Extension associate with Maine Sea Grant and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will speak at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 7 
in Brooke Hall. Morse’s work includes educational […]

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Scallops the topic of Sea Grant Extension associate talk at DMC

Dana Morse will talk about sea scallops and Maine’s fishing and farming industry at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 7 
in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. Morse is an Extension associate with Maine Sea Grant and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. His work includes educational programming, technology transfer and applied […]

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Lincoln County News reports on DMC science illustration workshop

The Lincoln County News published a University of Maine news release about natural science illustration workshops held at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole. For the past eight years, the center has been hosting the workshops led by David Wheeler, who taught illustration to college students in New York for over three decades before moving […]

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Boothbay Register advances University of Hawai’i professor’s herring talk

The Boothbay Register published a University of Maine news release announcing Alison Rieser, an environmental lawyer and University of Hawai’i at Manoa professor, will deliver a talk titled “The Herring’s Empire” on June 30 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Friday Science Seminar talk at 10:30 a.m. in Brooke Hall […]

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University of Hawai’i professor to talk about herring at DMC

Alison Rieser, an environmental lawyer and University of Hawai’i at Manoa professor, will deliver a talk titled “The Herring’s Empire” on Friday, June 30 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Friday Science Seminar at 10:30 a.m. in Brooke Hall is free, but online registration is requested. Taxed by churches to […]

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Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration to benefit Darling Marine Center

Sea farmers of the Damariscotta River invite people to sample and shuck fresh oysters and learn about the marine environment on Saturday, June 24. The Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Darrows Barn in Damariscotta. Proceeds will benefit student researchers at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center […]

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Future of oyster industry in third-graders’ hands

“Are we going to be dissecting something?” a Great Salt Bay third-grader asked as he entered the classroom. When he got a whiff of the empty petri dish in front of him, he announced, seemingly pleased with his guess: “Yup, this smells dissected.” For the next 45 minutes, he and other students learned about oyster […]

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