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Public Health Program Newsletters

Some of the links below are PDF files, and require Adobe Acrobat or the free Adobe Reader (download here).  If you require an alternate format, please contact Michelle Mason Webber.

  1. Newsletter, May 2012 (pdf, 4.7 MB) includes:
    • Can You Dig It: Recent Upgrades To Shellfish Harvest Areas
    • Shoreline Surveys: Determining Priorities for 2012
    • Town Resources: Grants Available, Deadlines Coming Up!
    • Facts: Did You Know… • Non-Point Source Pollution  • Depuration
  2. Newsletter, November 2011 (pdf, 2.8 MB) includes:
    • Turning Over the Mud: Changes in Staff at the DMR Public Health Division
    • Can You Dig It: Recent Upgrades to Shellfish Harvest Areas
    • Shoreline Surveys: Assessing the Results
    • Town Resources: Grants Available, Deadlines Coming Up
    • Community: How Creating Partnerships Can Open Shellfish Flats
    • Facts: Did You Know... Ocean Acidification in Maine (pdf, 287 KB)
  1. Newsletter, July 2011 includes:
    • Can You Dig It: Recent Upgrades To Shellfish Harvest Areas
    • Shoreline Surveys: Out in the Field
    • Town Resources: Grants Available
    • Community: Working Together For Shellfish
      Find out how partnerships can contribute to a healthy shellfish resource
      • Kennebec Estuary Partnership • Medomak Valley Partnership
    • The DMR Water Quality Labs: Behind the Scenes Action
      Meet lab staff and learn about the process of collecting and analyzing a water sample, Scoop to Scope
    • Volunteers: Essential Members of the DMR Public Health Programs
    • Maintaining Your Septic System: 15 Ways You Can Protect Maine’s Shellfish
    • Upcoming Events
  2. Newsletter, April 2011 includes:
    • Can You Dig It: Recent Upgrades To Shellfish Harvest Areas
    • Shoreline Surveys: Determining Priorities for 2011 - Will DMR be surveying in your town?
    • Town Resources: Grants Available
    • Community: Working Together For Shellfish • Spotlight on the Kennebec: KEP
    • Facts: Did You Know... Rainfall and Pollution • The Scoop on Fecal Coliform • Red Tide and PSP
    • Upcoming Events

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