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Update on Lobster Fishery Offers View of the Future

Given its value to the Maine economy, lobster was a major topic of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum. Kathleen Reardon, Department of Marine Resources (DMR) lobster biologist, reviewed the 2018 landings figures for a packed seminar … Continue reading

Guest Column: Ocean acidification Q & A

Richard Nelson, a Friendship lobsterman who serves on Maine’s Ocean Acidification Commission, was contacted by Emily Zaleski, a high school sophomore from New Hampshire, who had questions about the impact of ocean acidification in the … Continue reading

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Steaming Ahead

The discussions about what the new whale rules will be has been heating up this winter. In March, the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) began talking with lobstermen in preparation for three public meetings on … Continue reading