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Russell Kingman

Russell Kingman, a weir fisherman and fisheries advocate from Chatham, MA, discusses how he got started in weir fishing and the changes in the species he has been seeing in his nets due to climate change. He also talks about his work with NAMA, a fisherman-led organization working to protect small-scale, owner operator fisheries against privatization and commoditization.





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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Kingman, Russell Oral History Interview, March 2, 2019, by Matt Frassica, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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