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Inside the Notebook: Seeding Clams in Downeast Maine

When I interviewed Tim Sheehan last fall in Pembroke for our Oct. 19 story "Company seeks to build up clamming in Maine's poorest county," I was impressed by the many creative ways he and his wife, Amy, have been bringing innovation to a tradition-bound industry. So I wasn't surprised by the recent email I received from Tim telling me about a clam-seeding initiative he and some local clammers undertook in mid-April.

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Digging in to Rebuild Bay’s Clam Fishery

Pembroke seafood buyer is hoping to encourage more people to dig clams around Cobscook Bay and to rebuild the fishery by eventually offering a good, stable price for the product throughout the year. Tim Sheehan of Gulf of Maine, Inc. (GOM) has already helped get more people into the industry by assisting them with getting started in the fishery. A number of the new clam diggers are women, mostly Passamaquoddy.

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