What is the Downeast Fisheries Heritage Trail?

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/defht/1
Author(s):
Maine Sea Grant
Tags:
general information; project mission; historic fisheries; working waterfronts; economic impact; aquaculture facilities; Aquaculture and Fisheries
article description
The Downeast Fisheries Trail is an educational trail that showcases active and historic fisheries heritage sites, such as fish hatcheries, aquaculture facilities, fishing harbors, clam flats, processing plants and other related public places in an effort to educate residents and visitors about the importance of the region’s maritime heritage and the role of marine resources to the area’s economy.