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.
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.
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.
Guest author and local volunteer Chantal Jennings writes about green crabs and why she is trapping them.
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.
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.
Gouldsboro and its Gouldsboro Shore program have been in the news lately. We link to an article that Rachel May published in Outrider that looks at the Shellfish Lab and Anne Berleant's article in the Ellsworth American about what Gouldsboro is doing to protect waterfront access.
At this year's Maine Fisherman's Forum, Mike Pinkham and I talked about what Gouldsboro has been doing in its Shellfish Resilience Lab. Here is give you a summary of the presentation and a look at our plans for this summer.
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.