Tag Archives: Maine Fishermen’s Forum

Special Episode of Beyond Data Podcast Released – Resiliency in Maine’s Lobster Fishery & More

This special episode of the Beyond Data Podcast is reported from the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, which recently wrapped up here in Midcoast Maine. In this episode, we hear from Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) Commissioner Patrick Keliher on resiliency in the State’s … Continue reading

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Touting US Seafood in Maine & Boston

At the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Regional Administrator for the Greater Atlantic Regional Office John Bullard encouraged consumers to eat US-harvested seafood. “Whenever I get a chance,” Bullard told the audience at an open forum Friday, “I … Continue reading

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Fishery Data versus Anecdote through the Lens of Sector Management

At this year’s Maine Fishermen’s Forum, many old themes are the topic of current conversations. Fisheries managers and scientists point to data that show a fishery resource squarely on the ropes, while many in the fishing industry maintain that there … Continue reading

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum – Day 3

Today is the third and final day of the Maine Fishermen’s forum, and, in many ways, it’s the day to which I an looking most forward with several excellent seminars scheduled. Before I layout my plans for today (be sure … Continue reading

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Karen Talbot to Donate Large Striped Bass Painting to Fishermen’s Forum

Those of you who follow me on Twitter know that I’m in the middle of this year’s Maine Fishermen’s Forum, where I’m covering a variety of issues regarding local fisheries at the intersection of science and sustainability. What you may … Continue reading

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum – Day 2 Preview

Today is the second day of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport, Maine. Yesterday was an excellent day with a positive, forward-looking Maine Coast Community Sector Annual Meeting (check my Twitter feed for some of the highlights) and a great … Continue reading

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum – Day 1 Preview

Today is the first day of the 40th Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum. While the afternoon will be dedicated to celebrating Main Seafood with top chefs, including personal favorite Barton Seaver, my morning will be dedicated to the Maine Coast Community Sector … Continue reading

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