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 »