Tag Archives: ecology

Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs

Who will represent the next generation of the Ocean’s caretakers? The Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to talented students since it began five years ago. The 2017 Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest offers  … Continue reading

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The Rockweed Rodeo

Tidal Falls Plays Host to the First-Ever “Rockweed Rodeo” Tidal Falls, Hancock, Maine, May 6, 2017: Despite the drizzly, sometimes pouring, rain, more than twenty-five interested folks ventured out in raincoats and boots to see what this was all about. … Continue reading

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Maine Composts Week

This week, May 7-13, it’s time to celebrate, learn about, and practice all things compost in Maine! Organized by the George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, Maine Composts Week features resources, activities, contests and more, across the state, “to … Continue reading

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Solutions for microplastic pollution

Last year World Oceans Day focused on plastic pollution in the oceans, and we featured a three-part series to celebrate the oceans and highlight the problems, and some potential solutions, of plastics in the sea. Microplastics are tiny plastic pieces … Continue reading

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Maine Calling

Check out a recent episode of Maine Calling on MPBN, our public radio network, on “The Business of Seaweed in Maine.” The call-in show features Tollef Olson of Ocean’s Balance, George Seaver of Ocean Organics, and our own Shep Erhart, … Continue reading

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Seaweed Education Events

One of the things we love best about our work is getting involved in seaweed education efforts, from visits to local schools to supplying educators with seaweeds, to spreading the word about cool events. Here’s a few of our favorites. … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

This week, it’s all news related to Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, all the time. Let’s start with a little video fun… The Wonders of Dulse From Superfooddrinks.org, an article and video all about Dulse. They mention MCSV and other good … Continue reading

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Seaweed on the radio

On Friday June 13th, seaweed took to the air waves on downeast Maine’s WERU. The show, “A Consumer’s Guide to Maine Sea Vegetables,” was an installment of the popular public affairs program Talk of the Towns. Hosted by Natalie Springuel … Continue reading

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