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FBP Rockweed Meeting

April 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 The Frenchman Bay Partners are hosting an educational meeting to learn about rockweed. What information exists about the biology, ecology, and harvesting of rockweed? In addition, what are the legal, upland owner, and harvester issues surrounding this species and the intertidal? No decisions are being made at this meeting; it is an information sharing opportunity.

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Location: Sullivan/Sorrento Rec Center, 1776 US-1, Sullivan, ME


 9:00   Welcome and Introduction

Overview of agenda, goals, ground rules, and guidelines

9:15   Presentation — Biology

            Robin Hadlock Seeley, Shoals Marine Lab, Cornell University

9:30   Presentation – Legal/Policy

            Jeff Romano, Maine Coast Heritage Trust

9:45   Presentation – Biology/Harvest Management

            Raul Ugarte, Acadian Sea Plants Ltd.

10:00 Presentation — Biology

Jessica Muhlin, Maine Maritime Academy

10:15 Coffee Break

10:30 Question Writing

We invite attendees to write any questions they have for the speakers. These questions will be used in the following panel session.

10:45 Panel Session

A panel made up of Robin Hadlock Seeley, Jeff Romano, Raul Ugarte, Jessica Muhlin, George Seaver, and Bob Morse will respond to written participant questions and concerns.

11:45 Follow Up and Next Steps

12:00 Meeting Adjourned

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April 2, 2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Anna Farrell
207-288-9880 ext 423


Sullivan/Sorrento Rec Center
1776 US-1
Sullivan, ME 04664 United States
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