The Maine Seaweed Council strives to protect the ecosystems of Maine’s marine algae, develop and adhere to sustainable cultivation and harvest practices, promote the use of Maine seaweeds, educate the public, regulators, and elected officials, and provide a collaborative forum for its members.

Who Owns the Seaweed of Maine?

An important court case with widespread implications relating to ownership of seaweeds and the right to harvest seaweed in the intertidal zone in Maine is currently winding its way through the court system. We’ll be providing links to articles in various publications and updating information as it becomes available. Read news articles about this case here.

Learn More About Our Members

IN THE NEWS is where you’ll find recently published news and magazine articles about our members, their companies and what they do.