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Schoodic Series Lecture: Mysteries of Migration

By SERCInstitute on May 31, 2013, at 11:20 a.m.
Schoodic Series Lecture: Mysteries of Migration with Scott Weidensaul Friday, June 14 @ 7 pm Since the dawn of human imagination, we have been spellbound by the migration of birds, in which even the smallest species traverse immensities of space the way we cross the street. New research continually expands …

SpiritSong Intuitive Painting Workshop at SERC

By SERCInstitute on May 31, 2013, at 11:19 a.m.
SpiritSong Intuitive Painting Workshop Saturday, June 15 @ 10 am Elisa Wike Hurley, artist, photographer, and writer, offers a full day workshop on Saturday, June 15,in the Rockefeller Building on the SERC campus and invites you to come enjoy the process of painting. Paint and connect with the deepest part …
Eunice Blavascunas presents a lecture at SERC on June 7.

Schoodic Series Lecture: Land and conservation politics in Maine’s north woods

By SERCInstitute on May 28, 2013, at 10:14 a.m.
Eunice Blavascunas, a cultural anthropologist working for SERC Institute and affiliated with the University of Maine’s Anthropology Department, will speak on her recent work in Maine’s North Woods at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Moore Auditorium on the SERC campus in Winter Harbor. Maine has a unique tradition of …
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Schoodic Trade Day

By SERCInstitute on May 13, 2013, at 11:57 a.m.
Trade Day – Saturday, May 18 The areas longest yard sale. Families from Sullivan, Gouldsboro, Winter Harbor, Corea and Stueben will be selling items at great prices. Start your day with a Pancake Breakfast at the Masonic Hall in Winter Harbor from 7-10am. Shop until you drop and then have …
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Join FrogWatchUSA at Schoodic to help count spring peepers and other frogs.

FrogWatch USA offering free training at SERC

By SERCInstitute on April 29, 2013, at 11:13 a.m.
WINTER HARBOR, Maine — FrogWatch USA is a national frog and toad monitoring program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Volunteers adopt a wetland and listen for calling frogs and toads during evenings in February through August. There is a FrogWatch USA coordinator training workshop on the SERC campus …
National Junior Ranger Day is April 27 at Schoodic

Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day at Schoodic

By SERCInstitute on April 16, 2013, at 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1360 Acadia National Park and SERC Institute staff and volunteers invite you to a fun afternoon of nature activities designed for families from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, …
Carlos Reyes, Acadia National Park Artist in Residence

Meet April’s Artist in Residence at Schoodic

By SERCInstitute on April 16, 2013, at 3:16 p.m.
Kate Petrie, Acadia National Park Ranger, introduces April’s Artist in Residence on Friday, April 26, at 7 pm at the Moore Auditorium on the SERC campus in Winter Harbor. Carlos Reyes is a poet, writer, and translator who is working in Acadia for the month. He will read from his …
Junior Ranger Day at Schoodic

Junior Ranger Day at Schoodic

By SERCInstitute on April 02, 2013, at 12:04 p.m.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Schoodic Education and Research Center, Schoodic Education and Research Center, Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, ME For more information: Kate Petrie; 207-288-1312; sercinstitute.org Acadia National Park and SERC Institute staff and volunteers invite you to a fun afternoon of nature …

Brown Bag Lunch at SERC: Fire and Ice – The Geology of Schoodic

By SERCInstitute on Feb. 22, 2013, at 2:47 p.m.
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Eliot Hall, SERC Campus, Schoodic Education and Research Center, Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, ME For more information: Gail Thompson; 207-288-1360; sercinstitute.org Join Kate Petrie, Acadia National Park Ranger, at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 15, for a presentation on …

Art and bird programs at SERC

By SERCInstitute on Feb. 08, 2013, at 3:11 p.m.
FEBRUARY PROGRAMS AT SERC Contact: Gail Thompson, SERC Institute 207 288 1360 gail@sercinstitute.org www.sercinstitute.org Brown Bag Lunch Series at SERC Friday, February 15 11:30 am – 1 pm Brown Bag Lunch Series: Connecting to Nature through the Lens Join Artist-in-Residence photographer Colleen Miniuk-Sperry at the Moore Auditorium on the SERC …

Great Backyard Bird Count at SERC

By SERCInstitute on Jan. 27, 2013, at 1:06 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Schoodic Education and Research Center, Schoodic Point and Moore Auditorium, Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, ME For more information: Gail Thompson; 207-288-1360; sercinstitute.org Join Seth Benz, Director of the Schoodic Bird Ecology Lab, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at …

Join the Schoodic Christmas Bird Count

By SERCInstitute on Dec. 06, 2012, at 2:13 p.m.
WINTER HARBOR, Maine — The SERC Institute will join thousands of people across the country who participate in the largest and longest-running citizen science project, counting birds for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count Tuesday, Jan. 1. Count compiler Bill Townsend and Schoodic Bird Ecology Lab Director Seth Benz will host …

By SERCInstitute on Dec. 03, 2012, at 2:32 p.m.

Veterans’ Day Observance at SERC

By SERCInstitute on Oct. 25, 2012, at 3:34 p.m.
WINTER HARBOR | SERC Institute invites all veterans and their families to a special observance at Moore Auditorium on the SERC campus in Winter Harbor. Former Commanding Officer of Naval Security Group Activity, Winter Harbor, VADM Michael Rogers will be the guest speaker. Presentations to Veterans will be made …

Education center offers weekend photography workshop

By SERCInstitute on Sept. 12, 2012, at 2:15 p.m.
WINTER HARBOR | The Schoodic Education and Research Center will offer The Acadia Field School Friday through Sunday, Oct. 5-7, at  the Schoodic Education and Research Center. The event is a collaboration of Acadia National Park and College of the Atlantic. Participants will join park naturalists and Acadia’s photographer-in-residence for …
Acadia Night Sky Festival

Fourth annual Acadia Night Sky Festival events to be held at Schoodic

By SERCInstitute on Sept. 07, 2012, at 11:32 a.m.
WINTER HARBOR | Acadia Night Sky Festival events will be held on the Schoodic Peninsula, home to some of the darkest skies in Maine. The Schoodic Education and Research Center Institute will participate in the festival and offer a series of events connected to the sky. All events are …
Dr. Bernd Heinrich, scientist, author, illustrator

Raven expert to speak at education center

By SERCInstitute on Aug. 14, 2012, at 9:09 a.m.
WINTER HARBOR | The Schoodic Education and Research Center Institute will present Dr. Bernd Heinrich, retired professor from the University of Vermont and author of a number of nature books, including “Ravens in Winter,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, in Moore Auditorium on the SERC campus. He will present …
Discover, explore, learn,and  play at the Junior Ranger Family Field Day at SERC

Acadia National Park, Schoodic center to sponsor family field day

By SERCInstitute on Aug. 07, 2012, at 2 p.m.
WINTER HARBOR | Acadia National Park and the Schoodic Education and Research Center Institute invite the public to Junior Ranger Family Field Day 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Saturday, August 18, from 10 am til 3 pm on the campus of the center. Organizers said it will be  a day filled with fun, …
Karen James

Scientist to speak at Schoodic research center

By SERCInstitute on June 08, 2012, at 11:18 a.m.
WINTER HARBOR — Dr. Karen James, a visiting staff scientist at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Salisbury Cove, will present “Adventures with Charles Darwin” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Moore Auditorium on the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus. The presentation is open to the public …
Sunset at Schoodic Point

Celebrate the summer solstice

By SERCInstitute on June 08, 2012, at 11:13 a.m.
WINTER HARBOR — Celebrate the summer solstice at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Schoodic Education and Research Center. Participants will mark the solstice at 7:09 pm at Moore Auditorium, then walk to Schoodic Point to view the sunset at 8:20 pm. Wear walking shoes and bring insect repellent and camera. The event …
 
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