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Maine Landings

Landings is the newsletter of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association (MLA). In 2010, a New Voices grant helped the association create a separate new site, Then in 2013, the Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance (MLCA), the sister, non-profit organization of the MLA, launched Landings as part of alliance’s site. The newsletter also covers association news.

Project Updates

  • Maine Landings Redesign (December, 2011) - By Ari Pinkus Maine Lobsterman’s Association has been redesigning its Maine Landings news site ( to make it more user-friendly. The homepage has received the biggest facelift since the site officially launched in May.  In addition, MLA has added more stories so users can more easily access recent posts.  The banner on each page has […]
  • Launches with Lobster Community News (June, 2011) - Maine Landings was officially launched on May 10, 2011 after being postponed several months due to developer delays. The site is an initiative of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association and its staff, freelancers, community organizations, fishermen’s associations, business leaders, and others involved in Maine’s lobstering industry generate the site’s content, reports Melissa Waterman, project coordinator. The website, […]
  • Website Delays Allow for Behind-the-Scenes Progress (March, 2011) - The Landings website, to be called, faced developer delays, pushing back the scheduled launch from February 2011 to at least May. But the extra time has afforded the Maine Lobstermen’s Association staff more time to focus on a strategy for developing regular site content. In mid-February, the MLA hired a recent graduate of the Maine […]
  • Lobstermen’s Association Turns Newsletter into News Bits (December, 2010) - Site will feature stories ‘as they come in’ and will cover topics like science, management, people and community voices. The Maine Lobstermen’s Association is embarking on its newest adventure: The 56-year-old organization will begin publishing online weekly news stories of interest to its 6,000 active members along the state’s coastline. Landings: Celebrating Fishing Heritage, Informing […]

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