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Since our last report, after having completed a comprehensive needs assessment, we completed an in depth study of the legal framework related to fisheries and aquaculture tourism, including issues related to liability and insurance, vessel and personnel requirements, permitting and licensing, and business models and contracting. This initial research was conducted in partnership with Roger Williams School of Law and Rhode Island Sea Grant who advised law student Scott Gunst in this legal research. The project team then translated the 100 page legal memo into a series of 10 factsheets on the above topics (as well as three new ones on marketing, partnerships, and "what makes a great tour,” all of which were identified in the needs assessment).
All of the project's materials are available at the project webpage on the Maine Sea Grant website at: http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/fisheries-tourism. This page includes the original legal research report, factsheets, workshop descriptions, reports, and video recordings, models of successful businesses, press generated by the project and more.
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Springuel, Natalie, "ARRA: Legal Barriers and Opportunities to Developing Business Partnerships Between Fisheries and Tourism" (2014). University of Maine Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: Grant Reports. 37.