Aquaculture Public Scoping Session - The Flying Place LLC

Date: August 19, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: 25 Elm Street, Hilyard Building Community Center (Reach Wesleyan Church)

Town: Beals

The Department of Marine Resources has received a draft aquaculture lease application for the following:

Applicant: The Flying Place LLC
Culture Type: Suspended culture (gear on bottom and/or suspended)
Species: Shellfish
Town: Beals
Waterbody, General Description: Flying Place Pound; West of Beals-Great Wass Causeway
Lease Size and Term: 5.57 acres, 20 years

If the scoping session listed above is cancelled, an alternate scoping session will be held on August 26, 2022, at the same time and location. Notice of a cancellation will be posted on the Department's website at

What is a scoping session?

A scoping session is a meeting where the applicant explains their tentative proposal to members of the public. Its an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback on the proposal, prior to the applicant submitting a final application and an eventual public hearing. This meeting does not determine whether the proposal will be granted.

How to participate:

You can attend the session or contact the applicant. A copy of the draft lease application, which includes the applicants contact information is available on DMRs website at:

For disability accommodations, contact Melissa Macaluso at: (207) 624-6553 or ; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711