Past Lectures

Past Friends of Taunton Bay lectures, in chronological order:

Shore Birds of Taunton Bay – Lindsay Tudor, Maine Dept. Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 2007

The Bald Eagles of Taunton Bay – Charles Todd, Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 2007

The Geology of Taunton Bay – Gordon Kelley, 2007

Taunton Bay Education Center, Part 1, 2008

Taunton Bay Education Center, Part2, 2008

First Steve Perrin Award Presentation, 2012

Steve Perrin’s 23-Year Retrospective on Friends of Taunton Bay, 2013

Downeast Salmon Federation – Dwayne Shaw, DSF, 2015

Sea Birds of Maine – Linda Welch, Wildlife Biologist, 2015

FTB Intern Report, College of the Atlantic – Brynna Golden, Former Intern, 2015

Citizen Science Conference, Part 1 – Eric Jones, University of Maine at Machias, 2015

Citizen Science Conference, Part 2 – Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute, 2015

Citizen Science Conference, Part 3 – Chris Petersen, College of the Atlantic, 2015

Citizen Science Conference, Part 4 – Kyle Winslow, Downeast Salmon Federation, 2015

Research at the University of Maine CCAR (Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research) – Melissa Malmstedt, CCAR, 2016

State of Taunton Bay – Frank Dorsey, Friends of Taunton Bay, 2016

Characterizing Taunton Bay – Steve Perrin, Former FTB President, 2017

The Bald Eagles of Taunton Bay – Steve Perrin, Former FTB President, 2017

The Great Blue Herons of Taunton Bay – Steve Perrin, Former FTB President, 2017

The Horseshoe Crabs of Taunton Bay – Steve Perrin, Former FTB President, 2017

Shoreline Erosion on Frenchman Bay – Steve Perrin, Former FTB President, 2017

The Harbor Seals of Taunton Bay – Steve Perrin, Former FTB President, 2017

Lobstering and Crabbing on Taunton Bay – Dave Stevens, Non-Commercial Fisherman and FTB Board Member, 2021

Amphibians and Maine’s “Big Night” – Paul Powers, Maine Master Naturalist, 2021

Seaweed Farming – Sarah Redmond, Founder and Co-owner of Springtide Seaweed, 2021

Innovative Ways to Protect the Land You Love – Aaron Dority, Frenchman Bay Conservancy Executive Director, 2021

Solving Landscape Problems Using Native Plants – Cathy Rees and Avy Claire, founders of Native Gardens of Blue Hill, 2021

Shellfish Sustainability & Citizen Science – Mark Whiting, PhD, 2021

The Downeast Goldmine: Story of Fishing and Drug Smuggling in Coastal Maine – Audrey Ryan, Author, 2021

Hawk Henries, a flutist, flute maker, and member of the Chaubunagungamaug band of Nipmuck, kicks off the Friends of Taunton Bay’s new water quality monitoring program by celebrating the natural resources we seek to protect — July, 2022

Dave Stevens discusses the Water Quality Program being implemented by Friends of Taunton Bay — July, 2022

Frank Dorsey discusses Horseshoe Crabs; their anatomy, biology, history, and importance to Taunton Bay — July, 2022

Lauren Ross, UMaine Watershed Sustainability Group and Hannah Horecka, ME Dept. of Marine Resources (DMR) share how the DMR monitors Taunton Bay for shellfish harvesting, and how they can predict how pollutants from outside the bay can affect the bay using data modeling — July, 2022