Webinar Series Focused on Collaborative Lobster Research

Date: October 8 to December 2, 2020

Time: 6:30 or 7:00 p.m.

Location: Webinar link: https://maine.zoom.us/j/97746978357?pwd=MGVSNlNvL2lMejBQVG50M3JZQkRWZz09#success

Town: Webinars

Please join Maine Sea Grant, the Maine Department of Marine Resources, and the University of Maine's Lobster Institute for a series of webinars focusing on collaborative research efforts in the lobster industry. We will discuss what works and what doesn't, and strategize on how to make collaborative research a priority.

Speakers and topics include:

Carl Wilson (Director, Bureau of Marine Science at ME DMR), Sarah Cotnoir (Lobster Councils Liaison, ME DMR), and Josh Miller (F/V Dorcas Anne , Tenants Harbor, ME), Lessons from a Collaborative Trapping Experiment in Tenants Harbor, on Thursday, October 8, at 7:00 pm

Dr. Bob Steneck (Professor, School of Marine Sciences at UMaine) and Dave Cousens (Lobsterman, South Thomaston, ME), A Retrospective Look at Collaborative Research in Maine, on Wednesday, October 28, at 6:30 pm

Cassie Leeman (Graduate Student, School of Marine Sciences at UMaine), Curt Brown (Ready Seafood), and Eric Payne (Inland Seafood), Maximizing Value by Identifying Stressors in the Supply Chain, on Thursday, November 19, at 7:00 pm

Aubrey Ellertson (Research Biologist at the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation) and Mark Sweitzer (CFRF Board Member, F/V Erica Knight , Point Judith, RI), The Lobster and Jonah Crab Fleet: A Unique Partnership Between Lobstermen and Scientists, on Wednesday, December 2, at 7:00 pm

Visit this Maine DMR website for details on joining the webinars.

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