EMCI awarded approximately $26,000 in grants in 2018, all going to great projects that support the Eastern Maine region.
We wish the best of luck to all applicants, and look forward to posting the progress reports of our grant recipients as they come in.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust. Jane Warren. Petroglyph Interpretive Panels for Long Point, Machias Bay. ($3,000)
Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District. Zack Steele. Marine Sediment Monitoring. ($2,400)
University of Maine Machias. William Otto. Sixth Annual Roque Island Lecture. ($2,000)
Downeast Salmon Federation. Reducing Aquatic Acidification. ($3,033.50)
Project Share, Eastport. Steven Koenig. Habitat Restoration in Downeast River ($3,000)
Maine Natural History Observatory. Glenn Mittelhauser. Expand wildflower guide to include Hancock Country. ($5,000)
Washington Country Historical and Genealogical Society. ($1,725)
Marine and Environmental Research Institute. Johanna Barrett. Ecosystem Impacts on Keystone Species: Coastal Mussels Bed Loss. ($3,000)
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. Paul Anderson. Costs for new graduate intern and funding round table effort of 2017 successful interviews of local fishermen. ($3,000)
Tyrone Preston. Roque Bluffs. Offshore bird monitoring. ($600)
George Stevens Academy. Sara Bushman. Wild Bee Populations in Maine Islands. ($2,468)
Dr. Harold Borns. A model for coastal erosion monitoring. ($1,510)