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From: Alison Dibble <adibble2@gmail.com>
Date: January 6, 2014 1:42:03 PM EST
To: “‘Alison Dibble'” <adibble2@gmail.com>
Subject: Rockweed! Who knew? Jan 14 at 7 pm Blue Hill Library

Hi Friends,

Thinking you might need a cabin-fever reliever? Come hear the latest about rockweed-dominated habitats next Tues Jan 14 at the Blue Hill Library. Dr. Hadlock Seeley has interesting data to share about marine algae and the animals that can be found feeding upon or hiding among it, including juvenile American eel. She will help us understand what is known to date about rockweed management. We’ll come away with a whole new perspective on this amazing plant.

Do come if you can, and share this invitation with your fellow explorers, fishermen, beach-combers, sailors, birders, artists, students, library supporters, researchers and natural history / marine ecology buffs. 

I hope to see you there!

All best,

Alison

 

ROCKWEED HARVEST is about to expand in Maine

 

 

“Rockweed harvesting in Maine:

Science, conservation, management”

 

A slide presentation and discussion led by

Dr. Robin Hadlock Seeley

 

Blue Hill Library, the Howard Room  7 pm  Tues Jan 14, 2014

 

 

Dr. Robin Hadlock Seeley is assistant director and senior research associate at the Shoals Marine Laboratory (Cornell University/UNH) on Appledore Island, and is a marine ecologist who grew up in Freeport (ME). She divides her time between Cornell, Shoals and Cobscook Bay, Maine, conducting long-term research on periwinkles and green crabs. In 2008 she co-founded the Rockweed Coalition, a citizen group based in eastern Maine supporting rockweed habitat conservation. 

 

Sponsored by the Friends of Blue Hill Bay 

PO Box 1633, Blue Hill, ME 04614  http://www.fobhb.org

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