Posts by Sara

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...