Posts by Sara

Give to the 2017 Santa Fund!

Give to the 2017 Santa Fund!

The Maine Clammers Association is pleased to announce the official opening of our 2017 Santa Fund donation drive. Each year,...

2017 Freeport Clam Recruitment Study

2017 Freeport Clam Recruitment Study

As part of the Downeast Institute’s applied marine research in Freeport, Dr. Brian Beal continues to work with the Maine...

Maine Clammers Association hosts Ocean Discovery Days In Freeport with DEI

Maine Clammers Association hosts Ocean Discovery Days In Freeport with DEI

The Maine Clammers Association, along with the Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research & Education, are hosting Ocean Discovery Day...

Questions to DMR About the Proposed Harvesting Restrictions in New Meadows

Questions to DMR About the Proposed Harvesting Restrictions in New Meadows

DMR has proposed new fishing restrictions on harvesting quahogs in New Meadows Lake which would limit harvesting by closing the...

Incredible Numbers of Juvenile Clams Found Inside Clam Impoundments That Were Protected from Predators

Incredible Numbers of Juvenile Clams Found Inside Clam Impoundments That Were Protected from Predators

Discovery is Further Proof that Green Crab Predation is the Primary Cause of the Massive Declines in Commercially Valuable Soft-shell...

Green crabs are not gone!

Green crabs are not gone!

It’s interesting that fishermen, including clammers, have been telling us things like, “green crabs are gone” or, “we don’t have...

Can green crabs be WHITE?

Can green crabs be WHITE?

Despite its name, the European green crab occasionally is not green. Juvenile green crabs especially have a high variation in...

Tremont Considers Starting a Municipal Shellfish Program

Tremont Considers Starting a Municipal Shellfish Program

The town of Tremont on Mount Desert Island is considering forming a Shellfish Committee to manage the town’s shellfish resources...