Articles by Dawn Charnetzky

 

Archaeological and Environmental Science Research on Coastal Sand Disasters in Northern Scotland

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:24 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, Maine For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us Environmental Archaeologist Dr. Gerald Bigelow of Bates College will explain how every year more archaeological sites are discovered on North Scottish coasts as sandy …

Inviting Wild Mushrooms Home for Supper: New England’s Foolproof Few Mushrooms

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:17 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, Maine For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us Maine mycologist and author Greg Marley will explain how our eastern forests and fields are a treasure trove of mushrooms that are beautiful, unexpected, …

Wine Tasting Dinner with Phil Devenish at Christopher’s Restaurant

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 11, 2013, at 11:55 a.m.
Friday, July 26, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Christopher’s Restaurant at Eagle Hill, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, Maine For more information: Joerg-Henner Lotze; 207-546-1219; eaglehill.us/christophers/index.shtml Phil Devenish of Devenish Wines in Hancock will host a tasting of carefully selected wines that will accompany a specially prepared multi-course …

A Jazz Evening with Bruce Cassaday and the Jazz Collective at Christopher’s Restaurant

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 11, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Christopher’s Restaurant at Eagle Hill, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, Maine For more information: Joerg-Henner Lotze; 207-546-1219; eaglehill.us/christophers/index.shtml Enjoy a fine dining experience accompanied by the sweet sounds of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook as played by …

Re-imagining The Use of Alder as a Fertilizer Tree

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 02, 2013, at 9:40 a.m.
Saturday, July 27, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, ME For more information: Eagle Hill Institute; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Suzanne Morse, Professor of Applied Botany at College of the Atlantic will explore uses of alder as a source of fertility in …

CANCELLED – The View From Strawberry Hill: Reflections on the Hottest Year on Record

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 02, 2013, at 9:37 a.m.
Saturday, July 20, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, ME For more information: Eagle Hill Institute; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.

The Ants of Maine: A Microcosm for the Ants of New England

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 02, 2013, at 9:32 a.m.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, ME For more information: Eagle Hill Institute; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Harvard University Senior Research Fellow Aaron Ellison will describe the history of ant collectors and collections, and the current state of our …

Land and Freshwater Snails of North America

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 02, 2013, at 9:26 a.m.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, ME For more information: Eagle Hill Institute; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Kenneth Hotopp, operator of Appalachian Conservation Biology will discuss the various land and freshwater snails that inhabit the northeastern region of North …

CANCELLED – Pursuing a Botanical Mystery in Madagascar

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 02, 2013, at 9:23 a.m.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road Box 9, Steuben, ME For more information: Eagle Hill Institute; 207 546-2821; eaglehill.us/events-calendar.shtml Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.
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Pursuing a Botanical Mystery in Madagascar

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 02, 2013, at 9:20 a.m.
Dr. Kobinah Abdul-Salim of Medgar Evers College (CUNY), and Brooklyn Botanic Garden will present on how one of the world’s most unique and diverse selections of flora may have come to evolve on the African island of Madagascar. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

Eagle Hill Announces June Public Program Series

By Dawn Charnetzky on May 30, 2013, at 1:35 p.m.
Members of the public are invited to the Eagle Hill Institute this June to attend a public programs ranging in topic from bats to astronomy. Presently, scheduled events include the following. June 6 Biologist Tim Divoll of the Biodiversity Research Institute in Gorham, Maine will give a talk on Eastern …

Eagle Hill Institute to Host Fire Dept. Benefit Supper

By Dawn Charnetzky on May 30, 2013, at 1:18 p.m.
Saturday, June 22, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821 ext. #207; eaglehill.us The Eagle Hill Institute will host a benefit supper to honor the volunteer firefighters of Steuben on Saturday, June 22 starting at …
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Weekly Telescope Astronomy Evenings to Begin March 8

By Dawn Charnetzky on Feb. 27, 2013, at 9:53 a.m.
The Eagle Hill Institute invites members of the public to view the wonders of the night sky through its recently donated large telescope beginning on Friday, March 8 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The viewing portion of the evening will begin just after sunset and will be preceded by …

Eagle Hill to host sustainable fishing talk

By Dawn Charnetzky on Feb. 22, 2013, at 1:22 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821 ext. #207; eaglehill.us The Eagle Hill Institute invites members of the public to attend a talk entitled “The Myth of Sustainability” hosted by commercial fisherman, …
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Eagle Hill to host sustainable fishing talk

By Dawn Charnetzky on Feb. 22, 2013, at 1:16 p.m.
The Eagle Hill Institute invites members of the public to attend a talk entitled “The Myth of Sustainability” hosted by commercial fisherman, author, and East Machias resident, Paul Molyneaux. Molyneaux will talk about his experiences as a fisherman and journalist, and discuss what defines a healthy fishery. Is it simply …

Eagle Hill winter, spring events series to feature astronomy evenings

By Dawn Charnetzky on Jan. 14, 2013, at 5:02 p.m.
STEUBEN, Maine — Science and natural history enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend this year’s winter and spring event series at the Eagle Hill Institute in Steuben. New to this season’s lineup are astronomy evenings featuring a variety of space-themed programs. Starting Jan. 19, Eagle Hill will hold …

Learn about the stars at the institute

By Dawn Charnetzky on Jan. 10, 2013, at 9:10 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, ME For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821 ext. 1; eaglehill.us/ STEUBEN, Maine — The Eagle Hill Institute, a nonprofit organization, will offer and introduction to backyard astronomy with telescope viewing of night …
 
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