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Community Effort Provides $79,950 in COVID-19 Related Rapid Response Grants to Support Massachusetts Municipal Shellfish Initiatives

Woods Hole, MIT Sea Grant Programs lead effort with assistance from Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Cape Cod 5, and Massachusetts Oyster Project to benefit both recreational and commercial fisheries across region.   December…
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Connecting Fishermen to Food Banks in a Time of Need | NOAA Fisheries

Innovative partnerships help fishermen and seafood farmers share the bounty of the sea with those who have less. Article by NOAA Fisheries Read about four initiatives around the country that helped provide a stable market for local fishermen…
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Visualizing a Resilient Coast: A Photographic Presentation with Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen

On Thursday, November 18, MIT Sea Grant hosted a coastal resilience presentation with our Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen in Hockfield Court, open to the MIT Community. >>View on the MIT Events Calendar Kickoff was at 5:30pm with an…
A deckhand on a lobster fishing vessel preparing equipment at sea.
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Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2021 American Lobster Initiative efforts

A deckhand for the FV Sugar Daddy prepares a line of lobster traps to be set off shore of Portsmouth, New Hampshire (Photo by Tim Briggs | New Hampshire Sea Grant).   Hallee Meltzer, NOAA Sea Grant  (>> Continue to full article) Sea…
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Now Open: Knauss, NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship, and other Student Opportunities

MIT Sea Grant administers and promotes a number of fellowships and opportunities to support students pursuing studies in marine research. The application period is currently open for several programs: NOAA Office for Coastal Management’s…
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MIT Sea Grant UROP Student Publishes Piece on Climate Change and the Lobster Industry

“I’ll have the lobster”: How Climate Change Affects the American Lobster and its Industry By Maggie Erwin, 2021 MIT Sea Grant UROP student intern under supervision of Research Scientist Dr. Carolina Bastidas Published in SEVENSEAS…
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Webinar 9/22 - From Boat to Food Bank to Dining Hall: How Local Chowder Became a Community Solution

September 22, 2021 from 2 - 3 pm Eastern Hosted by: Farm to Institution New England and the New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network Join FINE and the New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network (FSCN) for a one-hour webinar to learn…
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Sea Grant awards $3.5M to improve sustainable aquaculture and strengthen seafood resources

>>Read the full article by Hallee Meltzer via NOAA Sea Grant NOAA Sea Grant today announced $3.5 million in federal funding to support two efforts aiding sustainable growth of U.S. seafood, one focused on improving coordination…