About Us


"The Department of Marine Resources is established to conserve and develop marine and estuarine resources; to conduct and sponsor scientific research; to promote and develop the Maine coastal fishing industries; to advise and cooperate with local, state, and federal officials concerning activities in coastal waters; and to implement, administer, and enforce the laws and regulations necessary for these purposes..."  — Maine Title 12, Chapter 603 §6021.

This agency receives Federal financial assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. 

If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any facility, program, or activity, or if you need more information, please write to: 

Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Civil Rights
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20240

See the sections below for DMR organization (offices, bureaus, and divisions), contact information and directions, and job and volunteering opportunities.

Organizational Structure

Addresses, Phone Numbers, Staff Listing, and Directions

Employment, Contract, and Volunteer Opportunities at DMR

Historical Department Reports and Other Publications (Downloadable)

DMR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H - Reasonable accommodations considered upon request. Contact Amanda Beckwith, Human Resources Manager, NRSC (207-624-6391), or e-mail amanda.beckwith@maine.gov for complaints or accommodation requests.