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Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

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September 2018

Sea Watch (Migration Monitoring) Schoodic Point

September 23 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2018

Schoodic Point, Schoodic Point Rd
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Saturday through Wednesday, from Sunrise to 9am, Sept 8th through Nov. 15 th. DROP IN! – weather permitting. Migrating water birds: loons, cormorants, seaducks and more can be seen daily at Schoodic Point. The birds are identified and counted by Migration Monitor Field Technician, Earl Johnson. Sea Watch is open to the public. Bring your binoculars, dress for the weather and get in on the fun!

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Hawk Watch (Hawk Migration) atop Cadillac Mountain

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 8, 2018

Cadillac Mt, Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME United States
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Everyday, weather permitting, from 9am to 2pm, until Oct. 8 th . Join Schoodic Institute volunteer counters and Acadia National Park Interpretive Rangers to learn about and see birds of prey migrating along the coast of Maine. The lookout is located 200 yards down the North Ridge Trail from the Cadillac Mountain parking lot. Drop in any time!

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October 2018

Brown Bag: Community Action Toward Energy Independence

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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With the goal of making Mount Desert Island energy independent by 2030, A Climate to Thrive (ACTT) has catalyzed a renewable renaissance on MDI and recently won a grant to extend its vision to the State House. Learn about how this start-up non-profit doubled solar capacity on MDI with 76 new solar installs in 2017, is working with all four towns and MDI High School to go 100% solar electricity, is building a Downeast EV charging network, and much more.…

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2018 Acadia National Park Science Symposium

October 20 @ 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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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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