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Jewel of the Seas to visit Midcoast Maine

Midcoast to go all out for megaship’s first visit.

Water Ways: A Late Season Bloom

By Melissa Waterman - All the abundance of the Gulf of Maine is based on microscopic plants and animals.

Water Ways: Sand, Man

By Melissa Waterman - Maine’s Beaches: You can’t go wrong with a little sand.

Water Ways: Boys, Men, & Flat Stones

By Melissa Waterman - It’s a guy thing.

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Hog Island

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Hog Island, Muscongus Bay

Updates from the Maine Coast

Brief updates from the coast of Maine - rugged (and sometimes quirky) people, rich history, traditional boats (and modern ones too), great architecture, and good food.

Water Ways: A Sea of Stories

By Melissa Waterman - Was the wet spring due to global warming?

Water Ways: Tugged by Gravity

By Melissa Waterman - It’s a tough life, being the satellite of a major planet.

Video Feature: "Waves" by Otter Island Films

"Waves" is but one of the short films on the DVD Between The Tides.

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Cobscook Bay

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Cobscook Bay

Water Ways: How To Get A Headache

By Melissa Waterman - What do whales and dolphins do with all that brain matter?

Water Ways: Peace and Quiet

By Melissa Waterman - Spring is a good time of year for quiet.

Water Ways: Just Say No

By Melissa Waterman - Nonpoint source pollution's impact on our waterways

Downeast Salmon Federation Smelt Fry

By Karen O. Zimmermann This smelt fry is a fund-raiser for the Downeast Salmon Federation and a crispy, savory rite of spring.

Water Ways: The Nature of Numbers

By Melissa Waterman - The world is a mathematical construct, but don’t panic! Our author explains.