Gouldsboro Shore is a multi-year initiative by the Town of Gouldsboro to stay ahead of coastal changes over the coming years.
It currently focuses on 3 priorities.
Shellfish Lab at Fisherman’s Forum
Early this month, people from all along Maine’s coast gathered at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum to discuss the state of Maine’s fisheries. Mike Pinkham and I jumped on the opportunity to tell people what Gouldsboro has been doing in its Shellfish Resilience Lab, share our thinking, and get ideas and feedback. We share the presentation…Keep reading
Gouldsboro has a position open related to its shellfish and community resilience work. We have a full-time, summer position for a Shellfish Resilience Research Intern who will work with Shellfish Warden Mike Pinkham and Bill Zoellick, the Shellfish Lab project manager, to manage systems and gather data aimed at increasing clam growth rates and reducing…Keep reading
A Climate Resiliency Vulnerability Assessment and Action Plan for Gouldsboro
Gouldsboro is vulnerable to flooding hazards related to sea level rise, storm surge, and extreme precipitation events. FB Environmental has prepared a report that assesses these vulnerabilities and recommends actions. Here is a copy of the report.Keep reading
Clam Research in Timber Cove
Timber Cove, located just west of Gouldsboro Point, is one of two research sites the Downeast Institute (DEI) is using to study Arctic surfclams. Over the last decade, DEI has been investigating whether Arctic surfclams might be a way to diversify the kinds of shellfish available to commercial and recreational clammers. They grow naturally in…Keep reading