Seaweed Symposium gets underway in Down East Maine June 20-21

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Greenhorns, a farmers’ community whose mission is to promote and support agriculture, is holding a Seaweed Symposium, June 20-21, in Pembroke and invites those interested to learn more about the ecology and governance of Maine’s intertidal resources. 

The event includes seminars, field trips to the shore, boat trip in Cobscook Bay, farm-grown lunches, and an optional harvesting trip on June 19. 

Speakers include:
Jaclyn Robidoux and Chris Bartlett, Maine Sea Grant
Dwayne Shaw, Downeast Salmon Federation
Morgan Lee-Fogg and Jacob Patryn of Nautical Farms  Machias
Robin Hadlock Seeley, School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering , University of New Hampshire
Abby Barrows, Oyster farmer and sea plastic researcher College of the Atlantic
Nik Bertulis, Restoration Mariculture, Oakland, California
Algae Regalia-making with Tides Institute artists Onya Hogan-Finlay and Kim Kelly

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Event Date: 

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 9:00am


pembroke  Maine
United States