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  • Coastal Conversations 7/24/15

    Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

    Program Topic: History, Culture, and Heritage of the Lobster Industry in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    History of the industry in Maine, including readings from “The Maine Lobster Industry: A History of Culture, Conservation and Commerce” by Cathy Billings
    History of the industry on Cranberry Isles, the formation of the Co-op, and the current exhibit at Isleford
    HIstorica Museum: “Boats and Buoys: Lobstering on Little Cranberry Island”
    Poetry and writing about lobstering and the heritage of the industry

    Guests:
    Cathy Billings, author of “The Maine Lobster Industry: A History of Culture, Conservation and Commerce;” and Associate Director at the Lobster Institute
    Retired Lobsterman from Isleford, Jim Bright
    Rosamond Rea, project manager of the “Boats and Buoys: Lobstering on Little Cranberry Island” exhibit at Isleford Historical Museum

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    Published on July 24, 2015 · Filed under: Coastal Conversations; Tagged as: , ,
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