Dock-u-mentaries: The Last Bay Scallop?

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Friday, October 21, 2016
7:00pm - 9:00pm
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
33 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Nantucket resident and documentarian John Stanton examines the declining harvest threatening Nantucket’s bay scallop fishery. Environmental factors have spread this problem throughout the East Coast and, even in decline, Nantucket remains the last commercially viable scallop fishery. Beyond the industry that’s at stake, Stanton profiles the vital communities of fishermen who are being impacted. Filmmaker John Stanton will lead a post film discussion.

Part of “Dock-u-mentaries,” programs about the New Bedford working waterfront presented free of charge on the third Friday of the month.

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 996-4095
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition, New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center & New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Free EventMeetings & Workshops
still from The Last Bay Scallop
Nantucket resident and documentarian John Stanton examines the declining sea scallop harvest threatening Nantucket’s bay scallop fishery in "The Last Bay Scallop."

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