Darling Marine Center

American Unagi founder to talk at DMC about eel aquaculture

Elvers are a valuable fishery in Maine, but a lot of the catch is shipped to Asia, grown to maturity, then sold back to U.S. markets. But Sara Rademaker, founder of American Unagi, keeps some profit here in Maine. Using business incubator facilities at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, she grows locally sourced […]

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Woodruff to discuss sea level, extreme floods at DMC

Winter 2018 in New England was one for the record books in terms of coastal flooding. Portland, Maine recorded high-water levels not experienced since the Blizzard of 1978. University of Massachusetts associate professor Jon Woodruff will talk about “High water, extreme floods and coastal systems” at 10:30 a.m. July 20 in Brooke Hall at the […]

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Explore the beauty, benefits of biodiversity with Dan Perlman at DMC

Dan Perlman Taking time to explore nature with an inquisitive mind can be an excellent break from today’s technology-driven lifestyle. Dan Perlman’s seminar, “Nature and natural history through an ecologist’s lens,” will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 29, in Brooke Hall at University of Maine Darling Marine Center, at 193 Clarks Cove Road, Walpole. […]

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Explore the beauty, benefits of biodiversity with Dan Perlman at DMC

Taking time to explore nature with an inquisitive mind can be an excellent break from today’s technology-driven lifestyle. Dan Perlman’s seminar, “Nature and natural history through an ecologist’s lens,” will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 29, in Brooke Hall at University of Maine Darling Marine Center, at 193 Clarks Cove Road, Walpole. Perlman, an […]

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Community invited to engage, explore, experience ocean research at DMC

The Darling Marine Center invites community members to learn how the center helps connect people with the ocean by taking a public tour and attending summer science seminars. Free public tours of the DMC’s waterfront facilities and research labs begin Wednesday, June 27 and occur weekly from July 11 to Aug. 15. There is no […]

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Community invited for coffee talk about oysters with DMC director

The public is invited to join Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, for coffee and a chat about the past, present and future of Maine’s oyster industry at 10 a.m. June 16 in Brooke Hall. The hour-long event is to celebrate the Damariscotta River oyster industry, its longtime connection to […]

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BDN reports Darling Marine Center to take part in oyster celebration

The Bangor Daily News previewed the first Damariscotta Oyster Celebration to take place June 14–16, mentioning that the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center will participate in several ways. The center will host a Tour De Source event involving boat tours of oyster farms along the Damariscotta River. The tours will be open to those […]

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BDN reports on Darling Marine Center renovations

The Bangor Daily News reported the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole is in the planning phase of a $3 million upgrade, which will include rebuilding the boat ramp, renovating the center’s flowing seawater laboratory, and upgrading the pump system that provides water from the tidal river to the lab. DMC officials hope […]

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DMC director recognized for public service, media report

Boothbay Register and Wiscasset Newspaper published a University of Maine Darling Marine Center news release about the center’s director being recognized for public service. Heather Leslie received the Outstanding Public Service Award from UMaine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. The award was presented at the college’s annual Celebration of Excellence. “Exemplary teaching, research […]

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