Archives for seaweed

Coastal Conversations 2/23/18

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Seaweed ecology: what makes a healthy intertidal zone

-What is the intertidal zone
-What are the seaweed species in Maine and what ecological role to they play (habitat, food webs etc)
-Changes in the timing of species’ life cycles and how temperature and other parameters can trigger phenological mismatches and other food web challenges.

Jessie Muhlin, Associate Professor of Marine Biology, Maine Maritime Academy
Amanda Klemmer, Assistant Research Professor of Food-web ecology, University of Maine
Hannah Webber, Research and Education Projects Manager, Schoodic Institute

Talk of the Towns 6/13/14

Guest host: Natalie Springuel, University of Maine Sea Grant
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: A Consumer’s Guide to Sea Vegetables

Key Discussion Points:
a) What are sea vegetables?
b) How do you harvest and prepare seaweed?
c) Sea vegetables and the Maine local sustainable food movement.

Sarah Redmond, University of Maine Sea Grant and Cooperative Extension
Liz Solet, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables in Franklin
Hillary Krapf, health and movement educator, and the creator of The Maine Seaweed Festival