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March 2019

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – March 2019

March 26 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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Schooner Commons ME United States + Google Map
$10.00

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn about the institute's “Bird Schoodic” projects, gain insights into the latest buzz in conservation news, and automatically participate in the institute’s research and data collection…

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April 2019

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – April 2019

April 2 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 8:45am

One event on April 23, 2019 at 8:45am

Schooner Commons ME United States + Google Map
$10.00

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn about the institute's “Bird Schoodic” projects, gain insights into the latest buzz in conservation news, and automatically participate in the institute’s research and data collection…

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Citizen Science Day

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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April 13 is Citizen Science Day! Join us in learning about the world through meaningful participation in science while advancing research and monitoring of Acadia’s ecosystems. Schoodic Institute works with the National Park Service and other partners to provide citizen science opportunities in Acadia National Park, other public lands, backyards, and also regionally, nationally, and internationally. This year, we are celebrating citizen science with three separate training opportunities for studying birds, seasonal change, and biodiversity. The trainings are free, with…

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Owls of Maine

April 16 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Three live owls are the highlights of this program, which introduces participants to the owls native to Maine and New England. Beginning with slides and sounds, participants will learn the identifying characteristics and calls of each owl.  Then, using talons, wings, and skulls, we explore the adaptations of these silent nocturnal hunters. This program begins and ends with an intimate and detailed look at live owls, bringing these creatures of the night into the light! 12 Noon - 1:00 PM.…

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Brown Bag: Data to Action: A Secondary School-Based Citizen Science Project to Address Arsenic Contamination of Well Water

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Jane Disney, Director of Education and Senior Staff Scientist for MDI Biological Laboratory presents this Brown Bag, Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12 noon. The goal of the project, "Data to Action: A Secondary School-Based Citizen Science Project to Address Arsenic Contamination of Well Water," is to "create and pilot a national model of STEM education that engages students as citizen scientists and provides them with tools, skills and resources to make sense of data so that their results can…

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May 2019

Creative Translation: An Ocean Conversation with Artists and Authors

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Schoodic Institute invites the public to a panel discussion Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. Schoodic Institute's Science Communication Specialist and author Catherine Schmitt will moderate the evening's presentation. Our panel includes author and artist Susan Shetterly, author of The Seaweed Chronicles; Malcolm Shick, author of Where Corals Lie; and Jennifer Booher, artist. All participants create work on translating ocean-related complex and fascinating stories/concepts. Guests will enjoy individual artist presentations, a panel discussion, and are…

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Brown Bag: Seaweed Farming in Maine

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Schoodic Institute invites the public to a Brown Bag by Sarah Redmond of Springtide Seaweed and The Maine Seaweed Exchange on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Maine is the "Seaweed State", home to a wide variety of beautiful and wondrous underwater sea plants. Learn how we are cultivating these amazing sea plants in underwater gardens, and how they are helping us, in turn, cultivate a new relationship with the ocean and the natural world. This Brown Bag begins at 12 Noon…

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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
ME United States + Google Map
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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