Researcher Spotlight

Local Knowledge: Key to Improving Local-Level Economic Data

Working with Maine Sea Grant’s Marine Extension Team since 1999, I’ve sat around tables with coastal community members at town halls and church halls, coffee shops and pizza shops for more than two decades. More recently those gatherings were relegated to a laptop screen. My preference has always been for in-person conversations where the in-between […]

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Heather Richard, UMaine MARINE Seed Grant Recipient

Heather grew up in Gorham, Maine and received her undergraduate degree in Biology with a concentration in Evolution and Ecology at Clark University. She worked as a naturalist and educator for nearly a decade in Maine, West Virginia, Florida and California. She received a Master’s of Science in 2016 from San Francisco State University where […]

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