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May 2018

Brown Bag: Students Partner with Shellfish Committees to Manage Clam Fishing

May 17, 2018 @ 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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Schoodic Institute at Acadia’s Schoodic Education and Research Center works with schools and communities in support of “Community Citizen Science:” science conducted by community members that addresses community concerns. This past year the Institute initiated a new project that, as it grows, will connect middle and high schools to local shellfish committees to help towns collect the data that they need to manage clam fishing. On Thursday, May, 17, 2018, Bill Zoellick, Schoodic Institute Education Research Director will describe the crisis…

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Field Birding Trips – May 2018

May 29, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
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One event on May 10, 2018 at 7:30am

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One event on May 17, 2018 at 7:30am

One event on May 23, 2018 at 7:30am

One event on May 29, 2018 at 7:30am

Frazer Point Picnic Area, Moore Rd
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$15.00

Meet at and explore Frazer Point to witness the return of songbirds and warblers. There may be nothing quite as colorful and engaging when it comes to bird migration as these special weeks in May. Learn identification tips, discuss conservation issues, and have fun in pursuit of as many species as we can find. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute's Bird Ecology Program Director and enter the fray! Cost per date / per person is $15.00. Please call Michelle at 207-288-1356…

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June 2018

Bird Tour: Mountains to Sea I – Now Closed

June 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Traveling tour – see details Bangor, ME United States + Google Map
$1,150

Thank you - This tour is now full. Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program also offers birding tours in partnership with the Maine Birding Trail.  Designed with Bob Duchesne, former Maine State legislator, natural history tour operator, and author of “The Maine Birding Trail,” these programs consist of 4 nights lodging, 5 days of field trips, food, van travel, a boat tour, and expert instructors. Each Tour is limited to 10 participants to insure proper attention. Package price includes lodging, all tour…

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Bird Sound Recording Volunteer Service Week

June 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - June 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$985.00

The Bird Ecology Program of Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is offering a free one-week volunteer opportunity on the rocky coast of Maine for natural sound recordists interested in a workshop-style gathering designed to:  - build an audio library of the birds of Acadia National Park,  - share your expertise with peers (recording, processing, and/or archiving), and  - enjoy camaraderie among fellow recordists. Located at the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Winter Harbor, Maine, the workshop will include…

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Bird Tour: Mountains to Sea II – Now closed

June 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Traveling tour – see details Bangor, ME United States + Google Map
$1150.

Thank you. This tour is now FULL. Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program also offers birding tours in partnership with the Maine Birding Trail.  Designed with Bob Duchesne, former Maine State legislator, natural history tour operator, and author of “The Maine Birding Trail,” these programs consist of 4 nights lodging, 5 days of field trips, food, van travel, a boat tour, and expert instructors. Each Tour is limited to 10 participants to insure proper attention. Package price includes lodging, all tour meals,…

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July 2018

The Acadia Bug Project

July 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 23, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

VARIES ME United States
FREE

Citizen scientists conducting real scientific research in Acadia National Park We need your help with scientific research about the bugs that live in Acadia! We want to learn how the number and types of insects in Acadia changes over the summer. We need to know this to understand the role different insects play as food for birds, bats and many other critters.  This important work will help us understand how food webs will respond to climate change. You will work…

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Puffins and Whales Workshop – July 27-28, 2018

July 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - July 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Join naturalists from the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company and the Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program for a combination puffins and whales workshop. On Day 1, start off with a fresh Maine Lobster Bake followed by an evening presentation on the whales and seabirds of the Gulf of Maine. On Day 2 enjoy a boat excursion to Petit Manan Island to see Atlantic Puffin and then head out into the Gulf of Maine for a chance to see Humpback, Fin,…

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August 2018

Bird Tour: Winged Migration I

August 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Traveling tour – see details Bangor, ME United States + Google Map
$1150.

Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program also offers birding tours in partnership with the Maine Birding Trail.  Designed with Bob Duchesne, former Maine State legislator, natural history tour operator, and author of “The Maine Birding Trail,” these programs consist of 4 nights lodging, 5 days of field trips, food, van travel, a boat tour, and expert instructors. Each Tour is limited to 10 participants to insure proper attention. Package price includes lodging, all tour meals, guided transportation by 15-passenger van, and boat…

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Citizen Science Training at Schoodic Institute

August 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Millions of songbirds migrate south every fall along our coastline. They use stopovers to refuel on fruits and insects. As the climate changes temperatures are going up. And as things heat up fruits ripen and insects emerge earlier and earlier. But, birds are migrating south later and later. Are there be any fruits or insects left for the birds when they fly through our towns? We're trying to find out, and you can help! • Learn to use common citizen…

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November 2018

Sea Watch (Migration Monitoring) Schoodic Point

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2018

Schoodic Point, Schoodic Point Rd
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Saturday through Wednesday, from Sunrise to 9am, Sept 8th through Nov. 15 th. DROP IN! – weather permitting. Migrating water birds: loons, cormorants, seaducks and more can be seen daily at Schoodic Point. The birds are identified and counted by Migration Monitor Field Technician, Earl Johnson. Sea Watch is open to the public. Bring your binoculars, dress for the weather and get in on the fun!

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