2023.09.21 Shellfish Conservation Commitee

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

On Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5:30 pm, the Falmouth Shellfish Conservation Committee will conduct an in-person meeting at Town Hall in the Council Chambers. Members of the public may participate in the meeting by attending in person. 

Join the Shellfish Conservation Commission for a presentation on “Soft-shell Clams: Their Biology, Ecology, Culture, and Management” by Dr. Brian Beal on Thursday, September 21 at 5:30pm at Town Hall in the Town Council Chambers. Dr. Beal is a Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of Maine at Machias (UMM) and is Director of Research at Downeast Institute. Additionally, he directs UMM’s Marine Field Station at Black Duck Cove. Dr. Beal was instrumental in establishing Maine’s first lobster hatchery in the town of Cutler in 1986 and Maine’s first public clam hatchery in 1987, known as the Beals Island Regional Shellfish Hatchery. He is known for his work with soft-shell clams throughout the eastern U.S. and Canada.

View agenda HERE