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Fish Forum 2012
  • Published
    March 9, 2012

    Clammers on front lines of climate change

    When it comes to the acid-base balance in human blood or ocean water, a small change can mean a lot. That was the message presented at a March 3 seminar at the Maine Fishermen's Forum. The scale between acid and base conditions is expressed using the term pH, on a range from 0 to 14. Pure water is neutral, with a pH of 7. A lower number designates acid conditions. "In the last 1,000 years, CO2 was stable at 280 ...

  • Published
    February 28, 2012

    New commissioner wants to meet the fishermen

    Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher plans to participate in many of the different breakout sessions at the upcoming Maine Fishermen's Forum, March 1-3 at the Samoset Resort. Keliher was sworn in on Jan. 26, after serving for six months as the DMR’s acting commissioner. In addition to sitting in on many of the forum's scheduled sessions, Keliher will be guest of honor at a Meet the Commissio...

  • Published
    February 16, 2012

    Fishermen invited to share stories

    The Midcoast Maine Fishing Heritage Alliance is looking for commercial fishermen living and working in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox or Waldo counties who are willing to discuss their fishing family heritage through pictures, stories, news clippings and other artifacts. Fishermen are invited to share their stories in a small group setting at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, at the ...

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