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Moving Targets: Fishery Management in a Changing Marine Ecosystem

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

As New England ocean waters warm and ocean circulation changes, marine animals are moving from their preferred habitat to new locations. Does future fishery management need to adjust in response to the changing ecosystem? Susan Farady will introduce the challenges to creating marine  policy in a changing Gulf of Maine.

STEAMbox Family Workshop: Plankton! Oceans’ Tiny Creatures

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Come explore the microscopic world of plankton. The basis of our food web and responsible, in part, for the air we breathe, these microscopic organisms can be found in the waters of the Kennebec. Learn how to collect them and find them under a microscope. Then, use your knowledge to create you own plankton model in a race to the bottom.

SeaChange: Researching Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join Deborah Bronk, President and CEO of Bigelow Laboratories for Ocean Science as she surveys the state of cutting edge research on marine ecosystems and climate change conducted at Bigelow labs.

Mental Health for Changing Coastal Communities

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

In this free panel discussion, we will learn about the importance of mental health care, especially individuals in coastal communities who are directly dealing with the impacts of climate change.

The Food-Web Ecology of Fisheries in Cashes Ledge

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join Dr. Graham Sherwood, Researcher at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, for a free, in-person discussion of Cashes Ledge, the underwater mountain range in the Gulf of Maine, and its relationship to food-web ecologies.

Maine Maritime Museum