Annual Meeting 2018 Recap

October 24, 2018 | Bigelow Laboratory | East Boothbay, ME The Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association (GOMMEA) held its Annual Meeting, “SEAWEED: Physiology & Flavor” in Boothbay Harbor on October 24. Hosted at Bigelow Laboratory, attendees enjoyed the guest presentation by Tollef Olson, President of Ocean’s Balance who showed us his culinary seaweed treats. We tried … Continue reading Annual Meeting 2018 Recap

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Join us for the City Nature Challenge April 27-29, 2018

April 27-30 This year Maine is competing as a “city” and GOMMEA will lead several outings to guide people in using iNaturalist and in exploring our amazing marine environments. Events and details are posted in the map at

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2018 Events and other news

Check out the 2018 event lineup and other news here.

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February 2017 Newsletter

To read our February 2017 newsletter, click here.

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2016 Annual Meeting Fun

Our annual meeting for 2016 was hosted at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, this past November 3rd. We combined forces with NEOSEC (New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative) as they were putting on their Ocean Literacy Summit in the following days. The Summit focused on ways to communicate the message of climate change, … Continue reading 2016 Annual Meeting Fun

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From the Bow Seat 2016 High School winners announced

The high school winners of Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Student Contest were announced today. CONGRATS to the High School winners of the 2016 Ocean Awareness Student Contest! View all Art, Poetry, Prose, and Film winners at Featured Student Artist: Luyi Song (Grade 12, New York) – Silver Award Winner in Art

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