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February 2019

Capture the Moment Photo Workshop

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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$75.00

A great winter photography workshop. Digital Photography Basics for Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras (DSLRs) and Mirrorless Cameras. Class facilitated by Nature Photographer Brent L. Ander Gain insights into your camera and the photographic process while learning some age old composition techniques and unique ways of creating aesthetic photographs vs. snapshots. This is a compressed workshop that is normally two days in length so outdoor shooting will be limited if not curtailed entirely. However, it still would be a good idea to bring…

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Winter Scavenger Hunt

February 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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FREE

Discover special places, learn about the natural surroundings, and hone outdoor skills while navigating through the Schoodic Institute campus.  Before setting off on the journey learn and practice reading a map and using a compass. The activity is primarily for 8-12-year-olds, but open to other age groups.  Individuals or small groups may participate. Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult.  Please dress for the weather as this activity will take place outside on the campus baseball field. Tomas…

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Movie Matinee: Smallfoot (PG) 2018

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Smallfoot is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by the Warner Animation Group. The plot follows a group of Yeti who come across a human, with each species thinking the other was just a myth. This film is rated (PG). Join your friends on Sunday, February 10th at 1:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Schoodic Institute campus. Popcorn will be provided!  No registration required! Based on the book Yeti Tracks by Sergio Pablos, the film was co-written and directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, and stars the voices of Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, Common, LeBron James, Gina Rodriguez, Danny…

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Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – February 2019

February 26 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 8:45 am

One event on February 26, 2019 at 8:45 am

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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March 2019

Brown Bag: Maple Trees and Changing Weather: Is Climate Change Affecting the Maple Industry?

March 21 @ 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

Weather changes are affecting many agricultural industries.  Are forest ecosystems affected by changes in temperature and precipitation trends?  Is the maple syrup industry going to change as a result of changing weather?  Kathryn Hopkins of the Maine Cooperative Extension Service explores the suspected long-term effects of climate change and the strategies that producers may employ to increase resilience in their production systems. This Brown Bag is free and open to the public. Program begins at 12 noon in Moore Auditorium…

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Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – March 2019

March 26 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2019 at 8:45 am

One event on March 26, 2019 at 8:45 am

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

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

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 – Cancelled

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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We are sorry to announce that our Citizen Science Day event has been CANCELLED.   Please check out these ongoing opportunities: Maine Bird Atlas The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife launched the Maine Bird Atlas in 2018 to document the birds that call Maine home during the summer and winter months using eBird (the database for collecting Maine Bird Atlas sightings).       Signs of the Seasons Using their backyards as laboratories, participants in the Signs of…

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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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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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