On Sunday, July 30th, Gouldsboro Shore welcomed community members to a Schoodic Arts event in Prospect Harbor's Methodist Church to meet, eat, and learn about soft-shell clams. Twenty-seven people attended, along with twelve volunteers to staff information tables.
We often receive requests for information about what to do about shore erosion. This post lists a variety of helpful resources to aid property owners in managing erosion.
Gouldsboro has established a new Coastal Resilience Committee to help find funding for improvements to roads, buildings, harbors, and other infrastructure vulnerable to storm damage and sea-level rise. This post describes the committee and how it grew from Gouldsboro's work over the past several years.
Scuttlebutt is Gouldsboro's newly published guide for folks who have just come to Gouldsboro or are thinking about buying property here and for folks who live here and love the place. This article tells you how how to get a copy.
UPDATE! You can also join the Shore Erosion talk at 7 PM, Sept. 12 using Zoom!! Go to the full post to get the link.
A small but enthusiastic party formed at the Pickled Wrinkle on Friday, August 11, to say goodbye to John Ayrik, the Shellfish Resilience Summer Advanced Degree intern.
Sunday, July 30, is the date for this year's Meet Your Local Clams party. We will be sampling clam recipes and talking about Gouldsboro's clam fishery at the Prospect Harbor Methodist Church from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. You can come and eat for free, but you have to register!
Guest author and local volunteer Chantal Jennings writes about green crabs and why she is trapping them.
During the early mornings of June 8th and 9th, groups of 8th-grade students from the Charles M. Sumner Learning Campus filed off their school bus and onto Prospect Harbor’s mudflats. Quadrants hung off of shoulders, and data sheets flapped in the breeze. A survey of green crab populations was about to take place.
A Sunday workshop at Peninsula School brought Gouldsboro residents together to talk about change. They considered impacts of sea level rise, severe storms, rising house prices, broadband, food insecurity, and the future of the old cannery. If you missed it, this will catch you up.