Local History, Storytelling, Veterans, Fishermen, Acquaculture, Lobstering, Mussel Farms, Nuclear Waste, Hazardous Waste Management
Human Ecology | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Sociology of Culture | Work, Economy and Organizations
Mussel Wars. One Room Schoolhouses. No to Nuclear Waste. Lobstermen are losing their turf to aquaculture, say three generations of Carlsons in Tenants Harbor. A million more pounds of mussel meat than lobster meat were landed in 1985 as the sea is “fenced” for farming.
- 3 The View from Pier Road A new feature starting this issue in Salt.
- 6 Deacon’s Bench Tom Bradbury’s column reflects the native Mainer’s attitude about party going.
- 7 “Crazy Avery” Avery Kelley, Beal’s Island storyteller, is a direct descendant of the giant Barney Beal. His yarns are as funny as Barney was strong.
- 10 The Fencing of the Sea Sea farmers are staking off sections of coastal bottom and fishermen are outraged. The battle for turf is much like the fencing of the range.
- 12 The Controversy Lobstermen are threatened by mussel growers who lease their traditional waters.
- 23 The Practitioner Traveling with a mussel harvester, Jack Hamblen, out of Stonington.
- 28 NO! Maine’s response to selection as a possible nuclear dump site. A photographic study by Lynn Kippax, Jr.
- 37 Editorial: Galling to Mainers
- 38 One Room School of Today Do one room schools serve a need in today’s world? Salt goes to the Cliff Island school in Casco Bay to find the answer.
- 50 Ruth Pinkham’s One Room Schools What went on in one room schools when Ruth Pinkham taught in them 50 years ago and was a pupil in them 70 years ago.
- 56 The Farmer-Philosopher Ed Myers grows mussels on the Damariscotta River, coexisting peacefully-and philosophically-with lobstermen.
- 62 Salt’s Regional Studies Programs A description of educational programs and courses offered at the Salt Center for Field Studies.
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Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, "Salt, Vol. 7, No. 3" (1989). Salt Magazine Archive. 25.