Articles by Dawn Charnetzky

 
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Wood Plant Identification by Twigs – a weekend workshop

By Dawn Charnetzky on Sept. 14, 2015, at 4:20 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops This 2-day workshop is designed for the nature …
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New England Freshwater Fish – an Identification Workshop

By Dawn Charnetzky on Sept. 14, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops Participants will spend two full days (and evenings) …
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Macrophotography Weekend Workshop

By Dawn Charnetzky on Sept. 14, 2015, at 4:06 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, PO Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops This course will acquaint all participants with …
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Introduction to Lichens Weekend Workshop

By Dawn Charnetzky on Sept. 14, 2015, at 4:02 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops This introductory workshop is designed for undergraduates in …
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Moss landscape

Introduction to Mosses and Their Allies weekend workshop

By Dawn Charnetzky on Sept. 07, 2015, at 5:28 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops This introductory workshop is designed for anyone who …
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Maine’s Ice Age Trail: Down East – Record of a Hemispheric Warming Event (a weekend workshop)

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 26, 2015, at 4:56 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops The glacial and glacial marine deposits of eastern …
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The Craft of Photography: Pushing the Limits of Your Vision (a weekend workshop)

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 26, 2015, at 4:51 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, PO Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/fall-workshops For many, the process of creating images …
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With Love, From Pluto: Gateway to the “Third Zone”

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 24, 2015, at 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821, ext. 2; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Why was Pluto kicked out of the family of planets? Should we accept or reject that decision? Might recent discoveries change our …
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Author Sanford Phippen presents “Downeast Storytelling”

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 21, 2015, at 2:12 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Sandy Phippen will be presenting colorful stories about Downeast Maine as well as his latest book at the lecture hall of The Eagle Hill …
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The eyeball of a giant squid, and Dr. Roper

“Quick-change Artists of the Sea: The Lethal Game of Hide and Seek”

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 17, 2015, at 5:14 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821, ext. 2; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Is that a sponge or an octopus? Where did that cuttlefish go? Marine animals utilize dynamic changes of color and texture to …
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“Biofilms and Our National Icons” a lecture at Eagle Hill Institute

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 06, 2015, at 4:17 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821, ext. 2; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Our nation’s capital is dominated by some of our most prominent icons: the White House, Capitol, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. Each …
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“Saint Croix Island International Historic Site: Maine’s ‘Other’ National Park”

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 06, 2015, at 4:13 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821, ext. 2; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml RESCHEDULED FOR Sat 8/22: Join Park Ranger Meg Scheid for a presentation on the history and significance of Maine’s second National Park Service site …
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“Wild Child: Taking Children to Nature’s Playground” with author Paul Molyneaux

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 06, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821, ext. 2; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Paul Molyneaux, a Guggenheim Fellow, “Outdoors” columnist for The New York Times, and author of A Child’s Walk in the Wilderness, talks about the …
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The Accent String Quartet Performing at Eagle Hill Institute

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 06, 2015, at 2:05 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821 ext. 2; eaglehill.us/concerts This special summer quartet features Sascha Zaburdaeva-Lorimer and Anatole Wieck sharing 1st and 2nd violin, Ryu Mitsuhashi on viola, andStory continues below …
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An Artist’s Look at Hand-Made Porcelain Production in China

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 06, 2015, at 1:47 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-2821, ext. 2; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml This free public lecture at Eagle Hill Institute features digital images of Chinese Ceramics and porcelain production showing people at work using …
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Students making butter

The Science of Cooking: A lecture at Eagle Hill Institute

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 24, 2015, at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml What’s actually happening when an egg is cooked? How do you make caramel? Using some delicious hands-on demonstrations, Joe Kakareka explains reactions in everyday food preparations …
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Common Mullein

“Using Wild Plants For Food and Medicine” a lecture by Tom Seymour

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 23, 2015, at 2:44 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821, ext.2; eaglehill.us/programs/nhs/nhs-calendar.shtml In this free public lecture at Eagle Hill in Steuben, freelance writer and naturalist Tom Seymour will describe his own history of using …
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Fireweed

Making Medicine from Wild Plants: A Weekend Workshop

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 23, 2015, at 2:32 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd, Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/programs/nhs/nhs-calendar.shtml So many of the “weeds” that we see …
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“A Warp-10 Tour of the Universe” part of Astronomy Week at Eagle Hill Institute

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 17, 2015, at 3:57 p.m.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road, Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Colossal telescopes on the ground and a fleet of robotic telescopes in space have revealed a dynamic, often violent universe. The universe is not the quiet, …
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“A Tourist’s Guide to Mars” part of Astronomy Week at Eagle Hill Institute

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 17, 2015, at 3:55 p.m.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: 2075462821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Today robots are exploring Mars from orbit and from the Red Planet’s surface. In the future, human scientists will take over, to be followed by settlers …