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January 2019

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – January 2019

January 22 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 8:45am

One event on January 29, 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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February 2019

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – February 2019

February 5 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 8:45am

One event on February 26, 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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Painting the Winter Landscape with Kevin Beers – CANCELLED

February 6 @ 8:00 am - February 8 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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VARIES

This workshop has been cancelled. Please check back for a future event. Spend time really looking at a gorgeous  winter landscape! Dig in and see and capture it in a deeper and more intimate way. In this workshop you will spend time exploring the lovely winter landscape of Acadia and then work to capture that special quality in the comfort of a warm studio. Please bring an iPhone or a camera to capture the images that really catch your eye.…

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Winter Waterfowl Tour Along the Schoodic Auto-Loop

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$20.00

Each winter near shore wintering waterfowl can easily be spotted from the auto pull-off points. Common Loon, Guillemot, Black Duck, Eiders, Cormorants are expected sightings. We will search for Dovekie, Murre, Razorbill and more. There's always a chance of predatory birds such as Snowy Owl and Bald Eagle. Forest bird sightings are also possible. Limited to 12 participants. Meet on campus at North Lot. Dress for weather, and bring binoculars - Spotting scopes available. Call 207-288-1356 to register. Must cancel within…

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Seeds at Your Feeders!

February 8 @ 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Wright Hall, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, 04693 United States
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FREE

This information session will discuss the latest news from the bird feeding world. What are you seeing at your feeders this winter? Questions or observations? Which seeds are best - What to avoid? Have your questions answered by Seth Benz, Institute Bird Ecology Program Director. Meet in Wright Hall on the Institute campus. No registration required. This program is part of the Acadia Winter Festival

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Dinner Theater: For the Love of Acadia

February 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Schooner Commons ME United States + Google Map
VARIES

This entertaining dinner theater draws together the deep history of Acadia, the creatures who live here and the humor of coastal 'Mainers'. With tales for all ages, we will celebrate the stories of Acadia and all who live here. Hope Lewis is a storyteller from Seal Cove, Maine. She retired from teaching and just couldn’t stay retired.  She enjoys creating original stories, but particularly savors performing tales from a wide variety of traditions.  Her stories are crafted to appeal to…

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Winter Nature Walk: How plants & animals survive the winter

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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FREE

Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter. Join staff scientists Nick Fisichelli, Seth Benz, and Hannah Webber for an entertaining and informative 2-hour winter hike, Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM. Dress for the weather! Optional: Bring binoculars - you never know what you might see! Participation is limited. Kindly call 207-288-1356 to register.

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Build a Quinzhee Snow Shelter

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$10.00

Unlike an igloo, which is made from piled blocks of snow, a quinzhee is hollowed out from a mound of snow.  It’s a survival cave, but a cozy one. Join Chuck Whitney on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and learn the process! If the weather cooperates and there is plenty of snow there will be an option to spend the night in it! Cost $10.00 Lunch is included. Call 288-1356 to register. Must cancel within 14 days for…

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Painting with Wool Workshop

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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$50.00

Felting is one of the oldest fiber crafts. It is a process to create an object made with wool fibers. There are two types; needle felting (a dry process) and wet felting. In this workshop on Saturday, February 9, 2019, you will learn the process of both wet felting and needle felting. Adorn your handmade sheet felt with needle felted embellishments to create a wool painting to hang on your wall! This workshop is great for beginners and those who…

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Ice-carving Sculpture Demonstration

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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FREE

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, Jason Bluck of Sub Zero Ice Carvings captivates guests with an ice carving demonstration outside of Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. What will it be? Bring your questions and see what appears! This event is free and open to the public - No registration required. Carving begins at 11:00 am and concludes at 2:00 pm, but as long as the cold weather holds, stop by anytime to see the sculpture!

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FILM Documentary: Dog Days of Winter

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map
FREE

'Dog Days Of Winter' is a retrospective on the start up of organized freestyle skiing during the early 1970's in America. Told from the point of view of some of the most influential pioneers of the sport, 'Dog Days' tells the story of key people and events that set the stage for the birth of the sport, the spirit that freestyle is rooted in, factors that took the 'free' out of freestyle and reflections on what has become of the…

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Nature Journaling with Tanya Rucosky

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$30.00

Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors and art at the same time? Learn to explore and record the natural world in a Nature Journaling class with instructor Tanya Rucosky. Touch upon drawing, painting and writing skills while exploring the natural history of our region. Learn more about what you are seeing in the natural word and develop the skill to capture it with contour drawing, creative non-fiction and watercolors. Participants should bring: an unlined medium sized notebook that…

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A Child’s Introduction to Mammals of Maine

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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FREE

A variety of pelts will be available for children to see, touch, and smell.  Through a series of physically active simulations we will become acquainted with animal habitats and needs for food, water, shelter, and space.  For example, during a variation of “tag” children will experience the predator-prey relationship and benefit to conserve natural environments. The activities are ideally suited for 6-10 year olds.  Special needs children welcome.  Teens and parents are encouraged to supervise during the games. Tomas Dundzila…

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Feathered Friends – Workshop

February 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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FREE

Come discover what makes our feathered friends unique and tips and tricks to getting out and finding these special creatures! Join Patrick Kark, ANP Campus Host on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 2:30-4 PM This event is free for all ages but space is limited!  Program begins inside then outside weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Meet at Eliot Hall on the Institute campus. Follow signs. Call 207-288-1356 to reserve your spot.

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Bird Woodcarving Demo: Block to Kingfisher

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Schooner Commons ME United States + Google Map
FREE

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, gather around avid birder, artist, and woodcarver Ed Hawkes as he explains and demonstrates the process  of woodcarving true-to-life birds. View some of his work currently on display, and bring your questions. This program is free and no registration is required. Program runs from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in Schooner Commons dining room on the Institute campus.  

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LECTURE: Old Bucketnose- Icon of the North Woods

February 9 @ 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

On Saturday, February, 9, 2019, Lee Kantar, State Moose Biologist will discuss aspects of moose biology and management in Maine, highlighting some of the things that make moose so unique as well as research currently underway in Maine which has one of the highest concentrations of moose in the lower 48 states. This program  is free and open to the public from 7:00 - to 8:00 PM in Moore Auditorium. No registration required.

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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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Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$25.00

Winter doesn’t mean the end of outdoor camp cooking! With Ed Pontbriand’s instruction on Sunday, February 10, 2019, participants will learn how to prepare tasty, hearty meals in a dutch oven over an open fire. Cook a variety of food then enjoy what you’ve created. Ed is retired from the National Park Service after serving 31 years as a ranger. Registration is required for this program. Please call 207-288-1356. Must cancel within 14 days for a full refund.  If Schoodic Institute cancels,…

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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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Felt Bead Workshop

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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$20.00

Felt beads are an easy and enjoyable way to make colorful, elegant, lightweight jewelry. Using all natural roving wool, learn how to create a felted ball “bead". The finished products can then be strung to make a necklace or bracelet that will surely make a statement.  $20. per person.  Bring suitable scissors for yarn or sewing, additional stringing beads if desired and a smock or clothes that can get wet. To register call 207-288-1356.   This program is part of…

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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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Brown Bag: Owls of Maine

February 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

A great program for young and old! Join us for this Brown Bag lunch, Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12 noon. 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 ends with an intimate and…

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March 2019

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – March 2019

March 5 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2019 at 8:45am

One event on March 26, 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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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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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. 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 inform actions at…

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June 2019

Mountains to Sea I: June 5 – 9, 2019

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map
$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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Mountains to Sea II: June 12 – 16, 2019

June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map
$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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BROWN BAG :Invasive Plants in our Backyard: What we’ve learned in ANP

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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FREE

Invasive Plants in our Backyard: What we've learned in Acadia National Park Join Jesse Wheeler, Exotic Plant Management Program Coordinator, Acadia National Park as he presents this Brown Bag lunch, Thursday, June 20, 2019. Almost a quarter of all plant species in Acadia are not native to the region, however only two dozen have become invasive, threatening our natural and cultural resources. Luckily, Acadia National Park and partners have invested many resources to battle these invasive plants in efforts to…

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Puffins of Petit Manan

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - June 21 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony.Package includes lobster dinner,…

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Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 1

June 22 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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Puffins of Petit Manan

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - June 30 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony.Package includes lobster dinner,…

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July 2019

Puffins of Petit Manan

July 16 @ 5:00 pm - July 17 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony.Package includes lobster dinner,…

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Puffins of Petit Manan

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - July 21 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony.Package includes lobster dinner,…

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Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 3

July 28 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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Puffins of Petit Manan

July 30 @ 5:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
+ Google Map
$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony. Package includes lobster…

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August 2019

Puffins of Petit Manan

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - August 4 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$185.00

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program Director and former seabird biologist, for an in-depth look at the species and ecology of a vibrant seabird colony. Package includes lobster…

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Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 5

August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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September 2019

Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 6

September 8 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 7

September 22 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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Cruising Along the Milky Way

September 25 @ 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

This presentation, beginning indoors, will help you to understand the dimensions of our galaxy, how it was formed, and our location in it. You will learn how recognize several prominent constellation and to find spectacular Milk Way objects—star cluster, glowing nebulae, and more--with binoculars or a modest telescope. If the weather is dry and clear the program will have an outdoor component. As darkness falls over the Schoodic Peninsula, the Milky Way arches across the sky from horizon to horizon.…

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Earthwatch – Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Acadia National Park Team 8

September 29 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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$2,100

Help keep Acadia National Park healthy for the animals that call it home and the millions of people who come to visit it each year. The granite mountains and craggy coasts of the islands that make up Acadia are famous for their beauty and their wildlife. This is classic, unspoiled New England. Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, our partner, is based near the tip of Schoodic Point, feet away from the crashing surf. Acadia is on a bird “superhighway,”…

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