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How Students Help Manage a Resource

  By Bill Zoellick, Schoodic Institute Education Research Director As I write this it is heading toward late October and we are deeper and deeper into work aimed at providing a better understanding of how to manage softshell clam resources in Gouldsboro and Steuben. This is the first of what will be many stories that […]

Science,​ ​Community,​ ​and​ ​Schools:​ ​Data​ ​with​ ​Consequences

This fall Schoodic Institute initiated a project with Sumner Memorial High School (SMHS) that connects the SMHS Pathways program, Marine Trades program, Integrated Studies program, and marine biology class with the local shellfishing community’s need for help with soft-shell clam research. Working with Heidi Leighton of the Department of Marine Resources (DMR), shellfish warden Mike Pinkham, and shellfish committees […]

Brown Bag: Supporting and Sustaining Clamming Communities

Join us for our next Brown Bag lunch, June 8, 2017.  Please note: date change to the second Thursday of the month. How do we support and help sustain coastal clamming communities? This presentation shares insights from a four-year ethnographic research project to understand and support sustainability efforts in Maine’s clamming communities. Clamming as a […]