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Commercial Fishing License Data for Maine and Cobscook Bay
The PBS show Sustainable Maine aired an episode The Triple Bottom Line, which was partially filmed in Cobscook Bay. Take a look to learn about tidal power development in the area and how it might impact local residents.
Our Drift Study project was profiled on the NOAA Satellite Information System website for the month of July 2013.
Thanks to all who came to the annual Resource Center Country Barbecue.
In October, the Resource Center enjoyed cider pressing with the residents of the Eastport Memorial Nursing Home.
Installation of the blast chiller/shock freezer in the Cobscook Marketplace happened in January. We were able to purchase some Cobscook scallops before the season ended. Its been full speed ahead with product development of scallops, oysters and baked goods!
American Futures, a project of the publication The Atlantic, is describing "reinvention and resilience across the nation". Its authors, James and Deb Fallows visited Eastport last fall. Read their impressions of our community at the American Futures website.
Heidi Leighton of the Cobscook Bay Resource Center accepts a $5,000 Community Development Grant from Sean Daye of the Machias Savings Bank in support of the kitchen and marketplace facility. Heidi and Sean are shown in the Cobscook kitchen, surrounded by new processing equipment which will be used to add value to local scallops and farm produce.
September 10, 2013: . 17 North Haven high school students, their principal and chaperones visited our new facility, the Cobscook Marketplace.
July 25, 2013: Visit to Labor of Love Nutrition Center and Food Pantry
Heidi Leighton of the Cobscook Bay Resource Center accepts a $2,500 grant from Machias Savings Bank representative Sean Daye that kicked off the fundraising campaign for the installation of food processing and kitchen equipment at the Center's new facility in downtown Eastport. (Published in The Quoddy Tides on June 14, 2013.)
Boats at the Eastport Breakwater - Winter 2013