Projects

We advance our mission across all our commitments through a variety of projects designed to serve and support our stakeholders. Search and explore hundreds of projects to learn more about our on-the-ground impacts in the Gulf of Maine and beyond.

  • Creating Leaders in Maine's Aquaculture Workforce

    Creating Leaders in Maine's Aquaculture Workforce

    This project aims to establish core aquaculture workforce training programs — identified as fundamental to sustainable growth of the industry in the Maine Aquaculture Workforce …

  • Culinary Partners

    Culinary Partners

    GMRI is proud to partner with area restaurants to promote responsibly harvested seafood from fishermen and purveyors in the Gulf of Maine. They have committed …

  • Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    GMRI is proud to have a range of retailers, universities, schools, hospitals, and corporate dining facilities participating in the Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested program. …

  • Research Experience for Undergraduates

    Research Experience for Undergraduates

    At GMRI, one of nearly 700 NSF-funded REU sites across the country, we introduce students to an exciting diversity of marine and fisheries science opportunities. …

  • Split The Seafood Bill 2020

    Split The Seafood Bill 2020

    In support of our Culinary Partners (and ultimately our local coastal communities), we launched a campaign offering to split the cost of takeout or dine-in …

  • Findings from the Field

    Findings from the Field

    A unique opportunity for students to engage in critical elements of the scientific process: the writing, peer review, and publication of results.

  • Coastal Flooding Citizen Science

    Coastal Flooding Citizen Science

    Our coastal flooding project provides local residents with guidance on how to contribute observations that will help pinpoint high-risk flooding areas in our communities. Community …

  • LabVenture

    LabVenture

    Each year, GMRI hosts nearly 10,000 Maine middle schoolers in its LabVenture program — a hands-on, interactive, authentic investigation of current research on the Gulf …

  • Groundfish Management Strategy Evaluation

    Groundfish Management Strategy Evaluation

    The impacts of climate change on marine fisheries resources are increasing. Some groundfish stocks, such as Georges Bank cod, have declined to record-low biomass in …

  • Citizen Science in Classrooms

    Citizen Science in Classrooms

    In classrooms, it is more important than ever that students have access to authentic science experiences and content that build a strong foundation for them …

  • Regional Seafood System Partnership

    Regional Seafood System Partnership

    Despite the healthy, abundant fisheries available in New England, regional fish is challenged to compete with inexpensive, imported seafood. We are collaborating with organizations around …

  • Sustainable Seafood Program

    Sustainable Seafood Program

    We work with industry leaders across the supply chain to build market demand and empower consumers to find and buy Gulf of Maine seafood. We …