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Projects

Reporting on our work, for the record

Art Spaces of the Wells Reserve at Laudholm

Discovering and sharing the intersections between art, culture, and science.

Coastal Habitat Response to Changing Water Levels

Developing a Sentinel Site Application Module to examine the interplay of water level, elevation, and plant communities at scales relevant to local, regional, and national decisionmakers.

Laudholm: The History of a Celebrated Maine Saltwater Farm

The evolution of a prominent coastal property in Wells, from colonial settlement through the late 20th century.

Improving Business Practices to Reduce Mortality in the Lobster Supply Chain

Using miniature fitness trackers and environment monitoring devices to locate stress points and improve survival in the Maine lobster supply chain.

StoryWalk®: Reading Along the Trails

Seasonal stories posted along our trails help to keep kids excited for walks in the woods. 

Collaboration to Increase Social Resilience in Midcoast Maine

Bringing together emergency managers, social service providers, conservation organizations, and municipalities to address social vulnerabilities in their communities.

Expanding a New England Green Crab Pilot Fishery

A viable fishery would provide new economic opportunities while potentially providing some relief from green crab predation on soft-shelled clam, eastern oyster, and lobster fisheries.

Waterline for Drakes Island

A new waterline for Drakes Island will be installed in 2020/2021 to replace an 80-year-old waterline. Installation will disrupt access to the Barrier Beach Trail and adjacent trails.

IMAGER Payload on Maine's First CubeSat

Maine's first CubeSat will carry a payload to capture images of turbidity and phytoplankton concentrations in the shallow coastal waters of estuaries.

Tides, Taxes, and New Tactics

Investigating and planning for the economic and social impacts of sea level rise and storm surge with the towns of Kennebunk, Wells, and York.