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October 2015

Acadia National Park Science Symposium and DEREN Convergence Conference

October 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Click here to register here for The Acadia National Park Science Symposium & Down East Research and Education Network’s Annual Convergence Conference Hosted by Schoodic Institute, October 7 & 8, 2015 Join us for important discussions and exciting collaborative work—be a part of Acadia National Park and the Down East Region’s preservation and future. You are welcome to attend one or both of the events.  Click here to register. Wednesday, October 7, 9:00am - 4:00pm - The fourth annual Acadia…

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May 2016

Meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Commission

May 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Schoodic Institute is hosting a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Commission May 24-26, 2016. What is the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Commission? From www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov: The Marine Protected Areas (MPA) Federal Advisory Committee is mandated by Executive Order 13158 and is supported by the National Marine Protected Areas Center. It is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience, who represent parties interested in the use of MPAs as a management tool. The 20 Committee members are…

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September 2016

Earthwatch: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park

September 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$1975.00

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED. Please visit the Earthwatch website for a waitlist. How is a national treasure being reshaped by the changing climate? Help scientists search for clues in Acadia National Park. Schoodic Institute is partnering with Acadia National Park and Earthwatch to bring citizen scientist volunteers to Acadia National Park.  Earthwatch works internationally, bringing individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet. Five teams of Earthwatch participants will…

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Earthwatch: Sea to Trees in Acadia National Park

September 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$1975.00

How is a national treasure being reshaped by the changing climate? Help scientists search for clues in Acadia National Park. Read more HERE. Schoodic Institute is partnering with Acadia National Park and Earthwatch to bring citizen scientist volunteers to Acadia National Park.  Earthwatch works internationally, bringing individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet. Five teams of Earthwatch participants will join Schoodic Institute staff, along with Acadia National Park and…

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October 2016

Acadia National Park Science Symposium 2016

October 5, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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The 2016 Acadia National Park Science Symposium will provide opportunities for researchers, educators, and natural resource managers to learn about the latest research underway in and near Acadia. The keynote speech at the 2016 Acadia Science Symposium, 'Let's get realistic about sustainability' will be presented by Dr. William H. Schlesinger and featured in the Acadia Centennial Lecture Series. Register HERE. Deadline for regular registration is September 26, 2016 - Deadline for scholarships is September 13, 2016. Acadia National Park Science Symposium - Wednesday, October 5,…

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May 2017

Downeast Fisheries Trail 2017 Celebration

May 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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The Downeast Fisheries Trail is celebrating FIVE successful years of helping to connect residents and visitors with our rich fisheries heritage and culture. We invite you to come meet fellow Fisheries Trail Site Hosts and Trail Partners, share your experience as a Site Host, and brainstorm with the trail's Coordinating Committee on how the Downeast Fisheries Trail can better help Sites and communities to succeed. We'll hear from several regional tourism and fisheries partners, enjoy a networking lunch, and then…

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June 2017

Brown Bag: Supporting and Sustaining Clamming Communities

June 8, 2017 @ 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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Join us for our next Brown Bag lunch, June 8, 2017.  Please note: date change to the second Thursday of the month. How do we support and help sustain coastal clamming communities? This presentation shares insights from a four-year ethnographic research project to understand and support sustainability efforts in Maine’s clamming communities. Clamming as a livelihood and culture has been integral to Downeast coastal communities for centuries. However, the longterm survivability of this way of life is threatened by a…

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March 2018

Building a citizen science partnership for research and stewardship

March 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hannah Webber, Schoodic Institute Research and Education Projects Manager  hwebber@schoodicinstitute.org presents 'Building a citizen science partnership for research and stewardship', March 29, 2018 at the 2018 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference, Augusta. A research team works to understand whether songbirds are becoming mismatched with their food (insects and fruits) during fall migrations. Land trusts seek to meaningfully engage the community in conservation. Can a citizen science partnership successfully address the goals of both? Project BESt (Birds Eating Stuff) brings together a team…

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October 2018

2018 Acadia National Park Science Symposium

October 20, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Save the date and join us for the annual Acadia National Park Science Symposium on Saturday, October 20th, 8:45-4:30! The symposium will provide a forum to hear about science taking place in the region and to interact and build collaborations with scientists, students, park staff, and others working in a range of fields. Sessions include:Engaging students in science education and research at Acadia National Park Managing Success: Using science to preserve resources and protect visitor experience at Acadia National Park…

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November 2018

Convergence 2018: The Economic & Biodiversity Values of Conservation in Downeast Maine

November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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CONVERGENCE 2018 The Economic and Biodiversity Values of Conservation in Downeast Maine Friday, November 2, 9:00 – 3:00 • Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute campus, Winter Harbor Maine. A day to share two new tools developed by DCN and partners – “The Value of Conserved Lands in Downeast Maine” economic study and the Biodiversity Resiliency Mapping Program. Presenters, panelists, and attendees will discuss the development, responses to, and potential for these tools, and there will be time to work with the…

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