Articles by Dawn Charnetzky

 

How Mushrooms And Other Fungi Affect Our Lives and Our World

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 27, 2013, at 8:58 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, Maine For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/ Mycologist and professor emeritus of biology at Utica College, Alan Bessette will provide a broad overview of how our daily lives are affected …

Cold-Blooded Animals in a Cold Weather State: The Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern New England

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 27, 2013, at 8:54 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Road , Steuben, Maine For more information: Jason Wimbiscus; 207-546-2821; eaglehill.us/ Steven Ressel, professor of biology at College of the Atlantic, will explain how Northern New England, with its short summers and relatively cool …

The History of Scientific Exploration in Eastern Coastal Maine

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 27, 2013, at 8:51 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 5, 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/ University of Maine English professor Catherine Schmidt will discuss how the unique environmental and geologic setting of eastern Maine has attracted scientists since the …

Gala community benefit supper

By Dawn Charnetzky on Aug. 22, 2013, at 12:24 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Christopher’s at Eagle Hill, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, Maine For more information: Joerg-Henner Lotze; 207-546-1219; eaglehill.us/christophers/index.shtml STEUBEN, Maine — Christopher’s at Eagle Hill is sponsoring a community benefit supper with 100 percent of the proceeds to support the Henry …

Bruce Cassaday and the Jazz Collective

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 2:49 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Christopher’s at Eagle Hill, 59 Eagle Hill Rd., Steuben, Maine For more information: Joerg-Henner Lotze; 207-546-1219; eaglehill.us Come to Christopher’s at Eagle Hill every Wednesday in August to enjoy a fine dining experience accompanied by the sweet sounds of jazz …

CANCELLED: The Quest for the World’s Largest Calamari: Living Legend Revealed

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 9:15 a.m.
Saturday, July 27, 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 The event has been cancelled.

The Myth of Sustainability and the Survival of Wild Catch Fisheries

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 24, 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 Author and commercial fisherman Paul Molyneaux will talk about his experiences as a fisherman and journalist, and discuss what defines a healthy fishery. Is …

Talk on Darwin and Plants

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 9 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 22, 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 Robbin Moran of the New York Botanical Garden will discuss how after “On the Origin of Species” was published in 1859, Charles Darwin wrote …

Seabirds, songbirds and bats in the Gulf of Maine

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:54 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 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 Beth Goettel, Refuge Manager of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, will talk about the refuge and recent collaborative research efforts aimed at …

Good Design + Smart Scouting = Successful Landscapes

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:46 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10, 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 Horticultural expert Lois Berg Stack of the University of Maine will discuss common long-term landscape problems include poor plant growth, soil compaction, effects of …

Two Summers in Yellowstone National Park

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:39 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 9, 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 Biology Professor C. Barre Hellquist of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will lead a talk on the results of research conducted in Yellowstone …

Predictable Unpredictability: Strange Attractors and the Butterfly Effect

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:34 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 8, 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 College of the Atlantic Physics and Mathematics Professor David Feldman will present on nonlinear dynamics, often referred to as “chaos theory”. This relatively new, …

Musings on Science and Music lecture

By Dawn Charnetzky on July 25, 2013, at 8:29 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 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 Michael Luxner, professor of music at Millikin University and music director and conductor of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, will discuss some of the ways …

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 …
 
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