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About the Times

Andi Rierden

Managing Editor
Laura A. Marron
Gulf of Maine Council Coordinator

Editorial Board
Anne Donovan
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management

Eric Williams
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Lois Winter
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Gulf of Maine Program

Andy Cameron
Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Alison Evans
Coastal Network of the Gulf of Maine

Contributing Writers
Lee Bumsted
Verna DeLaur
Maureen Kelly
Ed Myers
Theresa Torrent-Ellis

Herbert Eisengruber
The Design Fort DTP
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

The Gulf of Maine Times is made possible through support of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency, and generous donations by the New Brunswick Department of Environment and the US Fish and Wildlife Service Gulf of Maine Coastal Program. Project management and design services are provided by Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management Office pursuant to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Award No. NA970Z0165. This newspaper is funded (in part) by a grant/cooperative agreement From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its sub-agencies, the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, or other sponsors.

The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment was established in 1989 by the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts to foster cooperative actions within the Gulf watershed. Its mission is to maintain and enhance environmental quality in the Gulf of Maine to allow for sustainable resource use by existing and future generations.

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Andi Rierden
Editor, Gulf of Maine Times
P.O. Box 339
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
B0S 1A0
Phone: (902) 532- 0200 Fax: (902) 532 - 0250

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