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Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
207-288-1310 www.schoodicinstitute.org

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June 2017
FREE

Brown Bag: Supporting and Sustaining Clamming Communities

June 8 @ 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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Join us for our next Brown Bag lunch, June 8, 2017.  Please note: date change to the second Thursday of the month. How do we support and help sustain coastal clamming communities? This presentation shares insights from a four-year ethnographic research project to understand and support sustainability efforts in Maine’s clamming communities. Clamming as a livelihood and culture has been integral to Downeast coastal communities for centuries. However, the longterm survivability of this way of life is threatened by a…

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July 2017
FREE

Gaining Perspective with Lighthawk

July 13 @ 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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Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation Thursday, July 13, 2017 presented by Jonathan Milne, Eastern Program Manager, Lighthawk. The perspective gained from a small plane reveals the connections between landscapes and watersheds. Since 1979 Lighthawk has been at the forefront of utilizing the aerial view to inform management and change hearts and minds. Come along on this visual journey and learn what is seen on a Lighthawk flight.  No registration required.

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Brown Bag: Thoreau’s Journeys in The Maine Woods

July 20 @ 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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The Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail consists of traditional Wabanaki canoe routes and portages in Maine’s Kennebec and Penobscot River drainages over which Henry David Thoreau traveled in his three excursions into the Maine Woods, his last two with Penobscot Indian guides. Join us for our July Brown Bag as Paul Johnson highlights the places where Thoreau traveled, and some of the plants and animals that he observed, many of which can be seen today just as Thoreau saw them more than 150 years ago.…

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August 2017
FREE

Turning Back the Clock on Ocean Declines: Using Historical Ecology in Maine Conservation

August 17 @ 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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Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation Thursday, August 17, 2017 presented by Loren McClenachan, Colby College. Historical marine ecology has revealed long-term, and previously unknown, changes to marine species and ecosystems, providing information relevant to managing and conserving marine resources. This talk will use a variety of examples to demonstrate the ways that historical data can be used to assess long-term ecological change and inform management. No registration required.

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October 2017
FREE

Lost to the Sea: Maine’s Ancient Coastal Heritage

October 6 @ 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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Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation Friday, October 6, 2017 presented by Alice Kelley, Climate Change institute, University of Maine. Currently, Maine is losing an important cultural and paleoenvironmental record as virtually all of the State's 2,000+ shell middens are eroded by climate-change induced sea level rise.  Composed largely of clam and oyster shells, these features also contain artifacts and faunal remains that record up to 5,000 years of past lifeways and environmental data for the coastal…

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