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July 2018

The Acadia Bug Project

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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VARIES ME United States
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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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August 2018

Lessons from the Great Conservationists of the Past

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Schoodic Institute invites the public to a free public lecture by Dr. Larry A. Nielsen, Professor Emeritus, North Carolina State University, on August 21, 2018. These are stressful times for conservationists, in Maine and elsewhere. Is Katahdin Wood and Waters National Monument in jeopardy, like those in the West? Are Maine’s beautiful shorelines threatened by oil exploration? Is renewable energy an endangered species? What does the government’s banishment of climate change mean? Fear not! Our world is better today than…

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September 2018

The Physics of Spaceflight – or, You Too Can Become a Rocket Scientist in Less than an Hour

September 5 @ 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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Turn your eyes to the sky! Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Captain Rick Hauck. Hauck is a retired Navy combat pilot, astronaut and commercial space business executive. He flew over 100 combat missions in Viet Nam, and co-piloted  one space shuttle flight and commanded two others, the latest of which was the first flight after the Challenger tragedy. Among his awards are two DoD Distinguished Service Medals, the NASA DSM, the…

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Schoodic Sea Kayaking Retreat

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - September 30 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Under the expert leadership of two experienced sea kayaking guides you will discover why you love kayaking all over again. This sea kayak retreat will enable you to relish the feeling of being in the environment in a way only available in a small human powered kayak. From September 27 - 30, 2018, Nick Schade and Gerry Polinsky will lead you along amazing shore lines, across beautiful harbors, to paddle around spectacular islands where you can either bask in the…

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October 2018

The fall season at Acadia: when birds, fruit, and insects join together in a splendor of biodiversity

October 23 @ 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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The fall season is a busy one on the coast of Maine. Birds are migrating through on their way south to warmer climes, many shrubs are producing fruit so that their seed is dispersed prior to winter, and insect populations have their last opportunities to be active before it gets too cold. Precisely when these activities are occurring – and how they are related to each other – is not well known. More importantly, the timing of these iconic moments…

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