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Valerie Peacock

Valerie Peacock, an education consultant and head of the Eastern Maine Skippers Program from Bar Harbor, ME, Ro her background working in the fishing communities of Bar Harbor, and her concern about Maine communities losing a sense of the cultural value of fishing.





Eliza Oldach

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Suggested citation: Peacock, Valerie, Voices of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2019 Oral History Interview, March 1, 2019, by Eliza Oldach and Natalie Springuel, 6 pages, NOAA Voices from the Fisheries.


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