Natalie Springuel is Marine Extension Program Leader at the University of Maine Sea Grant program, with an extension office based at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. Sea Grant is a partnership between U.Maine and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), supporting marine science for Maine people. Springuel’s program areas address working waterfronts and coastal access, fisheries heritage, aquaculture, and sustainable tourism planning. She is a core collaborator with the Mapping Ocean Stories project (with COA, Sea Grant and Island Institute), coordinator of the Downeast Fisheries Trail, co-founder of the National Working Waterfront Network, and host of the award-winning public affairs show on WERU Community Radio called Coastal Conversations. She often serves as a neutral facilitator in coastal community discussions and supports open dialogue around challenging coastal issues.

Session date and time

07/29/2022 9:30am