• Fosters thriving coastal communities and preserves Maine’s lobstering heritage
  • Achieves its mission through educational, scientific, and charitable work
  • Promotes understanding of the sustainability of Maine’s lobster fishery

maine lobstermen leadership institute

Cousens and young Maine lobstermen taking part in the Lobster leadership Institute in 2014.

Young lobstermen are prepared for leadership roles in the Maine lobster industry through real world experience visiting other lobster fisheries, mentoring with industry leaders and receiving education on lobster science, management & marketing.

lobstermen’s relief Fund

Sadly, accidents do happen on the water. This fund supports the children and familes of lobstermen throughout Maine in their times of greatest need.

News from Maine’s Lobstering Community

MLCA publishes Landings each month covering stories about lobstermen and lobstering businesses, science and resource sustainability, art and history, and fisheries management. It is distributed for free each month to all Maine commercial lobstermen.