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9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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February 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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June 2019

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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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

SOLD OUT: Abstracting the Landscape: Acadia at Schoodic – Philip Frey

July 10 @ 8:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atturbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693-0277 United States
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This workshop has sold out, however we are happy to add you to a waiting list. Please call 207-288-1356 for additional information. Plein-Air Painting with Philip Frey July 10-14, 2019 | Schoodic Institute, Winter Harbor, Maine  www.philipfrey.com With the Schoodic peninsula landscape as our focus, artist Philip Frey will present pivotal lessons designed specifically to develop your creativity. Over time and through joyful effort, we can become a skilled painter, but our creativity can become stale and our images rote if we…

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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
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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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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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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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