Maine Aquaculture Summit 2023

The summit will take place on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8am at the UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave, Belfast, Maine. More information.

Mapping & Conserving Rockweed on the Blue Hill Peninsula

Presentation and public discussion featuring Rockweed scientist Dr. Robin Hadlock Seeley The Bagaduce Watershed Association invites the public to an event on Sept. 13 with . . . read more »

Industrial Fish Farming Meeting

Join a virtual meeting on Tuesday, August 23, at 6:30pm concerning proposed industrial fish farming in coastal Maine waters.  The meeting is organized by the . . . read more »

Blue Hill Harbor Dredging Meeting August 11

Blue Hill Harbor dredging meeting to hear the latest Army Engineers plans and to ask questions on the proposed project’s fate. Meeting is 5:30pm in . . . read more »

Cooke Aquaculture Permit Renewal

FOBHB attended a DMR public hearing on the Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm permit renewal.  Most of the attendees opposed the renewal, which appeared to fall . . . read more »

Bagaduce Watershed Amateur Photo Contest

The Bagaduce Watershed Association and Blue Hill Heritage Trust are excited to announce The Bagaduce Watershed Amateur Photography Contest for Summer 2021. This contest is open to people of all ages . . . read more »

LD 1146 – An Act To Protect Maine’s Ocean Waters and Support Regulatory Oversight and the Long-term Health of the Aquaculture Industry

A draft bill has been drafted that would amend the Maine Revised Statutes that protect Maine’s ocean waters, support regulatory oversight, promote the aquaculture industry . . . read more »

Mussel Bound Inc. DMR virtual hearing Tuesday, April 6th

Mussel Bound Inc. has a DMR virtual hearing scheduled for Tuesday, April 6th at 5pm. The hearing is for the renewal of an aquaculture permit . . . read more »

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 »

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 »