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Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

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November 2018

Brown Bag: Maine’s Deer Habitat

November 15 @ 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

Wildlife Biologist Joe Wiley has been managing deer and wildlife habitat in Maine and the Northeastern US for 50 years. He presents at our Brown Bag Lunch,  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Noon – 1PM. Follow signs on campus! No registration needed. Bring your lunch.

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February 2019

Painting the Winter Landscape with Kevin Beers

February 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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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. Photos of favorite favorite winter scenes will be on hand to discuss…

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Winter Waterfowl Tour Along the Schoodic Auto-Loop

February 8, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Schooner Commons ME United States + Google Map
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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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Nature Journaling with Tanya Rucosky

February 9, 2019 @ 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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Capture the Moment Photo Workshop

February 10, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Felt Bead Workshop

February 10, 2019 @ 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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June 2019

Mountains to Sea I: June 5 – 9, 2019

June 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

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, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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$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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