Maine Marine Fare at Penobscot Marine Museum

Register by Sept. 16
Sep 12, 2019

Searsport — On Saturday, Sept. 28, Penobscot Marine Museum’s Maine Marine Fare takes a closer look at the state of Maine fisheries with a full-day conference.

The classic image of a Maine fisherman is the lobsterman who owns and operations his own boat with a small crew. While this is still the case, Maine is diversifying its fisheries.

Maine Marine Fare’s conference themes will focus on land-based and sea-based aquaculture, bait fisheries, processing fish, and dam removal and the return of the fish. Professor Robert Steneck, Ph.D., University of Maine School of Marine Sciences, with present the keynote on "The Current State of the Gulf of Maine Fisheries."

Maine Marine Fare will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Searsport’s Union Hall, 1 Union St. The conference cost is $75 for the general public, $60 for Penobscot Marine Museum members, teachers and nonprofit employees, and $30 for students. Lunch will be provided.

Advance registration is required by Sept. 16. For more information or to register, visit penobscotmarinemuseum.org or call 548-2529.

 

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