Learn How to Dig Clams!

Gouldsboro Shore and the Gouldsboro Shellfish Committee invite the community clam digging demonstrations and lessons on Sunday, October 9, at 3:00 PM in Prospect Harbor. Whether you've dug your own clams for a while or have never been on the mud, this is an opportunity to learn from commercial diggers about how to spot where clams are and dig them.

Maine Coastal Program Report – Jan-June

Much of the work we do to preserve shore access and prepare for larger storms and sea-level rise is funded by the Maine Coastal Program through a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Our most recent report to the Maine Coastal Program provides a brief (4 pages) but comprehensive overview of progress since January. If you want to know what the Gouldsboro Shore program does, this is a good place to start. There's a link to the report at the end of this post.

Clams and Songs of Love and the Sea

On Friday, May 6, the Gouldsboro Shore Project joins the Winter Harbor Music Festival in presenting “Sirens and Sailors - Songs of Love and the Sea”, a recital ranging from songs of Mozart, Strauss and Rachmaninov to traditional folk, sea shanties, and siren songs. GBshore and WHMF share a commitment to protecting the Schoodic Peninsula’s shoreline and shellfish populations.

Gouldsboro Receives “Shore and Storm” Funding

Gouldsboro signed a contract with the Maine Department of Marine Resources, marking the start of a project titled "Planning for Change Along Gouldsboro’s Shore." The agreement provides the town with $29,623 to use in sustaining shore access, reducing vulnerability to damage from sea-level rise and storm events, and engaging the community in planning and action to retain the ecological and economic health of Gouldsboro's coast.