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May 2019

Early Bird Watch at Frazer Point

May 22 @ 7:00 am - May 23 @ 10:00 am
Frazer Point Picnic Area, Moore Rd
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$10

  Frazer Point in May means migrating birds. Join us in observing a different array of birds from sparrows to thrushes, warblers to raptors, and shorebirds to flycatchers. The area features a patchwork of habitats including marine waters, tidal flats, seaside alder thickets, tall spruce trees, blossoming apple trees and deciduous shrubs bordering mowed grassy strips. There is promise of an ever-changing parade of species to see and hear. Learn sight and sound identification tips, how to document your sightings…

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Early Bird Watch at Frazer Point

May 28 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Frazer Point Picnic Area, Moore Rd
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$10

  Frazer Point in May means migrating birds. Join us in observing a different array of birds from sparrows to thrushes, warblers to raptors, and shorebirds to flycatchers. The area features a patchwork of habitats including marine waters, tidal flats, seaside alder thickets, tall spruce trees, blossoming apple trees and deciduous shrubs bordering mowed grassy strips. There is promise of an ever-changing parade of species to see and hear. Learn sight and sound identification tips, how to document your sightings…

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Next Generation Conservation in Parks and Communities

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winter Harbor Public Library, 18 Chapel Ln
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Schoodic Institute CEO Don Kent will speak on “Next Generation Conservation in Parks and Communities” on May 29 at 4 p.m. at the Winter Harbor Public Library. Kent has worked on conservation projects in government, nonprofit and private sectors, and has a Ph.D. in biology with concentrations in ecology, evolution and behavior from Boston University. He has taught ecology, mammalogy, genetics, field biology and invertebrate zoology, and will engage the audience in a discussion of the exciting research at Schoodic…

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June 2019

Wilderness First Aid AFloat by SOLO

June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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The 2-day SOLO Wilderness First Aid Afloat course contains the same information included in SOLO Wilderness First Aid with the exception of altitude illness. It also includes additional topics that are of specific interest to boaters, such as sea sickness, marine bites and stings, and some types of injuries that are more common in marine environments. This new program is also slightly different from the regular SOLO WFA course in that topics like sending for help have been adapted to be more…

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Mountains to Sea I: June 5 – 9, 2019 – WORKSHOP FULL

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
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$1,200

Mountains to the Sea - a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute. Forever Wild - Baxter State Park surrounds Mt. Katahdin, Maine's highest peak. Nearby, the West Branch of the Penobscot River tumbles out of the North Maine Woods. We'll spend the first half of the tour in the northern forest during the height of songbird singing. From there, we move off to the northern portion of Acadia National Park and the downeast coast of Maine. The scenery on…

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Former Chief and modern day cultural activist of the Penobscot Nation shares his story and the Life and Traditions of the Wabanaki

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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FREE

Penobscot & Wabanaki "Farming and Balance With Nature" Barry Dana of the Penobscot Nation begins this informative presentation on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 with an introduction to the Wabanaki...past and present. The remainder of the session will include a Q and A session for the audience to engage in discussion to better help in understanding today's native values and issues. Join us for this public presentation at 7:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. No registration is required.

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Mountains to Sea II: June 12 – 16, 2019

June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm
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$1,200

Mountains to the Sea - a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute. Forever Wild - Baxter State Park surrounds Mt. Katahdin, Maine's highest peak. Nearby, the West Branch of the Penobscot River tumbles out of the North Maine Woods. We'll spend the first half of the tour in the northern forest during the height of songbird singing. From there, we move off to the northern portion of Acadia National Park and the downeast coast of Maine. The scenery on…

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Brown Bag: Invasive Plants in our Backyard: What we’ve learned in ANP

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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Invasive Plants in our Backyard: What we've learned in Acadia National Park Join Jesse Wheeler, Exotic Plant Management Program Coordinator, Acadia National Park as he presents this Brown Bag lunch, Thursday, June 20, 2019. Almost a quarter of all plant species in Acadia are not native to the region, however only two dozen have become invasive, threatening our natural and cultural resources. Luckily, Acadia National Park and partners have invested many resources to battle these invasive plants in efforts to…

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Puffins of Petit Manan

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - June 21 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony. Package includes…

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Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 1

June 22 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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