Bridie McGreavy

Bivalves in Maine

Feb 9, 2018
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Of the iconic shellfish harvested in Maine, lobsters get the most attention, but bivalves--mussels, clams and oysters--also play a significant role in our state's economy. From climate change to pollutants, what are the primary challenges that affect these industries? What new approaches are bringing opportunities for healthy bivalve harvests?

Guests:   Kohl Kanwit, Public Health Bureau director, shellfish sanitation and management, with the Maine Department of Marine Resources

Bridie McGreavy, Assistant Professor, Communication & Journalism at the University of Maine; Faculty Fellow, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions