Downeast Institute receives grant to support scallop hatchery development

Published: Feb. 3, 2020 at 4:31 PM EST
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The Downeast Institute in Beals is getting $5,000 to help develop a scallop hatchery.

The grant comes from the Belvedere Natural Resource Preservation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.

The Executive Director, Dianne Tilton, said, growing scallops in a hatchery is critical to the sustainability of not only wild fishery, but also aquaculture.

To read Downeast Institutes' full statement head to