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Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report and Management Plan Review

Since 1992, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has protected a complex, biologically diverse region within the Gulf of Maine that supports many human communities. The 842-square-mile sanctuary encompasses important feeding grounds…
Illustration of a river herring
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Volunteer River Herring Monitoring: Charles River (April 1 - June 1, 2020)

MIT Sea Grant in collaboration with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) will be coordinating a volunteer group to conduct river herring monitoring on the Charles River this year. The Monitoring period will be April…
Three smiling students crouch in a salt marsh counting species of grass.
Underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen stands on the back of a boat with a Knauss Fellow and the superintendent of Stellwagen Bank.
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Space to Sea Shares Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary’s Mission to Inspire the Public

MIT Sea Grant visiting artist Keith Ellenbogen explores Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary through compelling visual images and environmental storytelling aboard NOAA’s Research Vessel Auk. Just before 5:30 am on August 12, Keith…
Rep. Dylan Fernandes, Matthew Charette and Michael Triantafyllou talk after a presentation on the Blue Economy at the State House
A group of scientists and volunteeres gathered on a dock for Shell Day last year
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SHELL DAY 2019 | August 22 & 23

Join the first coastal acidification monitoring blitz in the Northeast! Over 50 organizations will simultaneously collect water samples across New England to provide a snapshot of seawater conditions affecting shellfish and other coastal…
A long screen showing colorful ocean circulation currents, mostly blues, greens and yellows, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
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Ben Bray and Mark Stock bring 1000 Years of ocean circulation to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center!

MIT Sea Grant's web developer Ben Bray teamed-up with Mark Stock to bring a Bray's four-year art project "1000 Years" to the big screen at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.  The 60-sec computer simulation of the Meridional Overturning…
A collage of bio photos of all 69 Knauss Fellows for the 2019 cohort
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Sponsored by MIT Sea Grant, Cape Cod native will spend a year in D.C. as a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow

Cape Cod native Brianna Shaughnessy (UMass Boston) is among the 69 finalists in the 2020 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program. Sponsored by MIT Sea Grant, the PhD candidate in Environmental Biology stood out as a strong…