Oyster Farm Adds To Brunswick Aquaculture Growth
by Callie Ferguson, The Forecaster
Posted: 2017-09-15 15:54:04 EST

BRUNSWICK — As ocean temperatures and sea-floor predators rise along the coast of Maine, so has an interest in aquaculture.

For Brunswick, the trend has taken hold in an increasing number of shellfish farms sprinkled along the town’s 60 miles of shoreline, as harvesters look for secure streams of revenue within an increasingly changing ocean ecosystem.

Most recently, Nice Oyster Co., off Woodward Point, is expanding from 800 square feet to 2.7 acres after recently securing a three-year experimental lease from the Department of Marine Resources – the first of its kind in Brunswick.

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