March 2-4, Maine AgrAbility exhibited at the three-day Fishermen's Forum in Rockland, Maine. This event hosts fishermen, gear suppliers, scientists, government, and other stakeholders to collaborate on all things fishing: markets, resource status, regulations, the latest in technology, the environment, and more. Maine AgrAbility's FishAbility program featured universal design as it applies to the fishing tools, vessels, and work spaces.
Project coordinator Lani Carlson attended the 2017 Maine Aquaculture R&D & Education Summit on Monday March 6th. Approximately 150 attended the event, representing every part of the aquaculture sector: growers, processors, regulators, managers, researchers, K-12 teachers, informal educators, NGOs, service providers, investors, and small business development support providers, to meet, exchange ideas, and explore innovative, cutting-edge solutions for Maine's aquaculture industry needs.
Submitted by Lani Carlson