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Ecological Recovery of Maine’s Coastal Ecosystems

Bowdoin professor John Lichter is teaching a senior seminar this fall called “Ecological Recovery of Maine’s Coastal Ecosystems”. A blog has been set up to chronicle the activities of the class and spread awareness of the issues that will be … Continue reading

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Scientist, Fisherman Ted Ames: ‘Can’t Believe We’ve Stumbled on Something As Important As This’

Ted Ames is a man who has made it his life’s work to study the big picture, one story at a time. Or one fish stock at a time, one fishing community, or even one fisherman. A scientist as well … Continue reading

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Can The Lowly Alewife Help Turn Around Groundfishing?

If he had come a week earlier, or a week later, the water would have been roiling with fish. Still, Bowdoin biologist John Lichter can’t contain his excitement. “Look at the osprey,” he says, pointing at a pair of fish … Continue reading

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Wabanaki Leaders, Academics Partner to Restore Maine Ecosystems April 15

It takes many tributaries to make great rivers — and many community partners to clean them up. Leaders and members of Maine’s Native American tribes and Bowdoin College faculty will meet on campus Friday, April 15, 2011, to discuss working … Continue reading

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Students present work at Maine Water Conference

Twenty-four students from Bates, Bowdoin and the Unversity of Southern Maine presented posters at the Maine Water Conference, held at the Augusta Civic Center on March 16, 2011. A comparison of historical and current substrate types as an indicator of … Continue reading

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Writer and Photographer Celebrate Maine’s Treasured Delta

The Author Reads Frank Burroughs In a 2001 recording at Bowdoin College, Burroughs reads the full text of his award-winning essay “Compression Wood,” originally published in The American Scholar.  

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