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The Maine lobster industry’s heritage and stewardship practices serve as a model for sustainable fisheries around the world. The Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance serves to educate the public about Maine’s lobstering heritage, support scientific research to further the industry’s conservation ethic and stewardship of ocean resources, and to provide charity to distressed fishing families.

The MLCA’s mission is to foster thriving coastal communities and preserve Maine’s lobstering heritage. MLCA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which achieves its charitable mission through programs in education, research and charity.

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The MLCA’s mission is to foster thriving coastal communities and preserve Maine’s lobstering heritage. MLCA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which achieves its charitable mission through programs in education, research and charity.

programs

The Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance is the non-profit sister to the Maine Lobstermen’s Association. By offering programs in education, lobster handling, emerging leaders and supporting research, the MLCA serves both the lobster industry and the general public.

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Whether you are looking for information about lobsters and the Maine lobster industry, want to help out lobstering families or just like to eat lobster there are ways you can be involved! Click here to learn more about our events, subscribe to our newsletter, or donate to our charitable programs.

All donations help keep the Maine lobster industry thriving and are tax deductible.

All About lobster

Many people know that Maine lobsters make a tasty meal, but do you know how they are caught? Or that they shed their shells to grow? Did you know that lobsters are found in many different colors, but always turn red when they are cooked?