The Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association (GOMMEA) is a network of scientists and educators spread across Northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes. We connect you to information and friendships that show you new and exciting things about the Gulf of Maine and its watershed to which we are all connected.


Join GOMMEA to be inspired and learn from local experts, get behind-the-scenes tours and discover what is happening in marine science and education in the Gulf of Maine region.

With your membership, you’ll get:
★ Newsletters that fill you in on events, potential project partners, educational resources, and more 
★ Alerts and discounts for GOMMEA events which include both networking and learning opportunities including Annual Meetings focused on relevant issues, field trips and tours, workshops, and lectures
★ A discount to join the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) and all the benefits they offer
★ To be a part of the GOMMEA community

In addition, business membership also includes:
★ Exposure on our website, in monthly newsletter, and social media pages
★ Membership for up to 3 representatives

National Marine Educators Association membership

If you’re not already a member of the National Marine Educators Association, why not join them also and receive a Chapter discount? NMEA membership benefits include eligibility for scholarships to annual conferences, subscription to Current: The Journal of Marine Education, and NMEA newsletters. Click here to visit the NMEA website for membership categories and rates.


To become a member of GOMMEA, or renew your membership, please fill out one of the following forms (General or Business), and then complete payment with the buttons below.

Click here to download and print form instead and mail with check. 

Individual ($20):

Student ($10):

Family ($40): 

Lifetime ($250): 

Business/Organization ($50): 

Questions? Email us!


In our newsletters, we recognize our amazing business members and their role in connecting people to the Gulf of Maine as well as promoting conservation and protection of this critical marine ecosystem. We will also highlight them here, and share special discounts for GOMMEA members!

GOMMEA Members receive $10 off per adult ticket on all boat cruises. To use this discount and reserve for a boat cruise, contact them by email
GOMMEA Members receive 10% off the online store. Email them for discount code. 
GOMMEA Members receive 10% discount for GOMMEA members on Tidepooling Adventures. Visit their website for contact information.
GOMMEA Members receive access to marine debris data sets and education programs at their website.