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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Habitat Management Series – Spring 2020

This issue of the Habitat Management Series provides a broad description of current and common marine aquaculture (mariculture) practices along the Atlantic seaboard and some . . . read more »

FOBHB Board Meeting, February 12, 2020

The Friends of Blue Hill Bay Board of Directors will meet February 12th in the Blue Hill Public Library.  The Board will meet in the . . . read more »

FOBHB Board Meeting, December 11, 2019

The Friends of Blue Hill Bay Board of Directors will meet December 11th in the Blue Hill Public Library.  The Board will meet in the . . . read more »

Cooke Aquaculture USA, Black Is., Frenchboro Permit Renewal

Cooke Aquaculture USA has posted a renewal for its salmon pens off Black Island.  This Cooke site is included in the DEP’s September fine settlement . . . read more »

Blue Hill Harbor Dredging Plan

The Army Corps of Engineers presented a draft dredging plan to the Blue Hill town council in July 2019.  The general plan is to dredge . . . read more »

Blue Hill Bay shellfish ban

On Saturday, September 23, the Department of Marine Resources announced that Blue Hill Bay will be closed indefinitely to shellfish harvesting. The area includes the area . . . read more »

Hardwood Island Lease

Hardwood Island—blue mussels Friends of Blue Hill Bay president, Don Eley and FoBHB legal counsel, Sally Mills, have attended, as intervenors, Department of Marine Resources . . . read more »

Long Island Lease Pending

Long Island—blue mussels Erick Spencer Swanson applied to renew his lease east of Long Island, which was due to expire May 23rd of this year. . . . read more »

Suit to Block Rockweed Harvest

A suit has been filed by three owners of Washington County shorefront property hoping that the court will decide whether the rockweed belongs to the . . . read more »

Rockweed Harvesting

The Rockweed Working Group was established by the DMR to evaluate the necessity of regulating commercial harvesting. “The group’s purpose is to determine the impact of commercial . . . read more »