oceans

Brown Bag: Seaweed Farming in Maine

Schoodic Institute invites the public to a Brown Bag by Sarah Redmond of Springtide Seaweed and The Maine Seaweed Exchange on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Maine is the “Seaweed State”, home to a wide variety of beautiful and wondrous underwater sea plants. Learn how we are cultivating these amazing sea plants in underwater gardens, and

Creative Translation: An Ocean Conversation with Artists and Authors

Schoodic Institute invites the public to a panel discussion Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. Schoodic Institute’s Science Communication Specialist and author Catherine Schmitt will moderate the evening’s presentation. Our panel includes author and artist Susan Shetterly, author of The Seaweed Chronicles; Malcolm Shick, author of Where Corals Lie;

Sonic Sea – Emmy award winning film at The Grand Theater

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park will host a screening of Sonic Sea, a documentary film that explores the issue of oceanic noise pollution caused by intense military and industrial pursuits and its devastating effects on whales and other marine life around the world. Sonic Sea, which won two Emmy awards in 2017, will be

Bird Tour: Winged Migration I

Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program also offers birding tours in partnership with the Maine Birding Trail.  Designed with Bob Duchesne, former Maine State legislator, natural history tour operator, and author of “The Maine Birding Trail,” these programs consist of 4 nights lodging, 5 days of field trips, food, van travel, a boat tour, and expert instructors.

Documentary Film ‘Sonic Sea’ to be shown at The Grand

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park will host a screening of Sonic Sea, a documentary film that explores the issue of oceanic noise pollution caused by intense military and industrial pursuits and its devastating effects on whales and other marine life around the world. Sonic Sea, which won two Emmy awards in 2017, will be

Jonathan White: Author talk and book signing

  Schoodic Institute is pleased to invite the public to a talk and book signing in collaboration with Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, August 9, at Jesup Library, Bar Harbor. In “Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean,” writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and

Puffins and Whales Workshop – July 27-28, 2018

Join naturalists from the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company and the Schoodic Institute Bird Ecology Program for a combination puffins and whales workshop. On Day 1, start off with a fresh Maine Lobster Bake followed by an evening presentation on the whales and seabirds of the Gulf of Maine. On Day 2 enjoy a boat

Luminous Seas: An Evening with Brian Skerry to Benefit Schoodic Institute

During his 20-year career as a National Geographic magazine photographer, Brian Skerry’s work has evolved from a purely natural history focus to highlighting problems in the ocean and illustrating solutions. With Luminous Seas, Brian takes us on assignment with him into the sea and guides us through his storytelling journey. His artistic interpretation of issues

Bird Tour: Mountains to Sea II – Now closed

Thank you. This tour is now FULL. Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program also offers birding tours in partnership with the Maine Birding Trail.  Designed with Bob Duchesne, former Maine State legislator, natural history tour operator, and author of “The Maine Birding Trail,” these programs consist of 4 nights lodging, 5 days of field trips, food, van

Taking the Measure

  By Bill Zoellick, Schoodic Institute Education Research Director What did we find? That was the question that Sumner Memorial High School Students began to answer this past week as they analyzed the samples that they helped collect from John Small Cove on October 27. (Click here for the pictures and story about that sample collection.) What