Aquaculture Public Hearing - Maine Fresh Sea Farms

Date: March 21, 2023

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: South Bristol Town Hall, 470 Clarks Cove Road

Town: Walpole

The Department of Marine Resources (DMR) is holding a public hearing on the proposal listed below:

Applicant Name: Maine Fresh Sea Farms

Application Type: Standard Lease

Culture Type: Suspended Culture of Marine Algae

Location: Clark Cove, Damariscotta River

Acreage and Term Requested: 3.58 Acres for 10 years

The public hearing on this application has been scheduled as follows:

MARCH 21, 2023, 4:00 PM


470 Clarks Cove Road

Walpole, ME

If the hearing listed above is postponed or continued, an alternate public hearing will be held on March 23 at the same time and location.  Notice of a postponement or a continuance will be posted on DMR’s website.

INFORMATION ON DMR WEBSITE:  A copy of the application materials are posted to DMR’s aquaculture webpage under ‘Maine Aquaculture Leases and LPAs.’

Address questions to: ME DMR, (207) 624-6573,

For disability accommodations, contact Melissa Macaluso at:

(207) 624-6553,; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711

RELEVANT AUTHORITY:  The rules governing the leasing program are found in Chapter 2 of DMR regulations.  The statutory provisions are: 5 M.R.S.A. §9051 et seq. & 12 M.R.S.A. §6072(1) et seq., & 12 M.R.S.A. §6072-A(1) et seq.