The Gulf of Maine is the powerhouse of our coastal economy and cultural heritage. Every day, we work with a wide array of marine stakeholders to nurture both ecologic and economic resilience in this community.Jonathan Labaree Chief Community OfficerJonathan Labaree Chief Community Officer
Community Action Areas
Explore how we engage marine stakeholders to share knowledge, learn, and make decisions that nurture ecologic and economic resilience in the Gulf of Maine.
Supporting the local seafood economy
We strengthen the Gulf of Maine seafood industry by bolstering regional market share for local, sustainable fish. We support both wild and farmed fisheries as …
Strengthening and Informing Fisheries Management
Good fisheries management requires both good science and on-the-water knowledge.
Helping Coastal Communities Adapt
We assist marine communities to assess their climate risks and act on opportunities to adapt and thrive.
Our projects address critical issues in coastal communities.
Explore our community projects for a detailed look at recent efforts with a variety of marine stakeholders.
As COVID-19 has spread across the world, our country, and now New England, it has left no part of the economy untouched. Small businesses, especially, …
As part of our new strategic plan, aquaculture has emerged as an opportunity for us to accelerate the growth of a diverse seafood economy. Our …
The Gulf of Maine occupies only a small corner of the global ocean, but it is a microcosm for changes, challenges, and opportunities arising around …
Gulf of Maine, Explained
The cold, clean waters of the Gulf of Maine produce some of the best seafood in the world. Fine dining restaurants like Portland's own Five …
Voices of the Gulf of Maine