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  • Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

    Program Topic: Maine Fishermen’s Forum: A 40 year retrospective

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) What is the Maine Fishermen’s Forum and why has it been so important to the fishing industry of the past 40 years.
    b) How has the fishing industry changed in 40 years
    c) Recorded interviews from 2015 Forum attendees

    Guests:
    Jim Wilson, University of Maine School for Marine Sciences
    Robin Alden, Penobscot East Resource Center

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  • Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
    Studio Engineer: John Greenman

    Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

    Program Topic: Seal and Whale Strandings in Maine: Why they happen and why we respond

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Why do marine mammals strand/beach themselves, which ones do, when is it a concern?
    b) What are necropsies and other methods for responding to strandings of live and dead marine mammals?
    c) What should the public do / not do when they encounter a stranded seal or whale in Maine?

    Guests:
    Sean Todd, Director, Allied Whale at College of the Atlantic
    Rosie Seton, Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator, Allied Whale
    Dr. Carissa Bielamowicz, Veterinarian, Harbor Road Veterinary in South Thomaston
    Grace Shears, Marine Mammal Strandings Volunteer

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  • Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

    Program Topic: Green Crabs: Invasion, Impact and Opportunities

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Green crab invasion, how they got here and when
    b) What impact are green crabs having on shellfish and other species?
    c) What can municipalities and others do about the explosion of green crabs?

    Guests:
    Brian Beal: University of Maine at Machias and Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education, Beals, ME
    Bailey Bowden: Penobscot Shellfish Conservation Committee
    Hannah Annis: Area Biologist, Maine Department of Marine Resources

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  • Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

    Program Topic: Ocean Acidification

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) What is Ocean Acidification?
    b) How does ocean acidification affect shellfish and other organisms?
    c) What are people in Maine doing to mitigate ocean acidification?

    Guests:
    Joe Salisbury, Research Professor of Oceanography/Biogeochemistry at University of New Hampshire..
    Bill Mook, Mook Sea Farm in Walpole
    Damian Brady, Assistant Professor at UMaine School for Marine Sciences, and Associate Director of Research at Sea Grant
    Esperanza Stancioff, Climate Change Educator with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant

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