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About the Maine Department of Marine Resources

See the sections below for DMR organization (offices, bureaus, and divisions), contact information and directions, plans, policies, and job and volunteering opportunities.


Addresses, Phone Numbers, Staff Listing, and Directions

DMR Planning

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DMR Policies

Employment and Volunteering Opportunities at DMR

DMR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H - Reasonable accommodations considered upon request. Contact Amanda Beckwith, Personnel Officer, NRSC (207-287-7578), or e-mail for complaints or accommodation requests.

DMR Purpose


"The Department of Marine Resources is established to conserve and develop marine and estuarine resources; to conduct and sponsor scientific research; to promote and develop the Maine coastal fishing industries; to advise and cooperate with local, state, and federal officials concerning activities in coastal waters; and to implement, administer, and enforce the laws and regulations necessary for these purposes..."

- Maine Title 12, Chapter 603 §6021.

Boothbay Harbor foot bridge, photo by Tom Hilton, Jr.

Boothbay Harbor foot bridge, photo by Tom Hilton, Jr.