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Family Tide Pooling August 12!

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Posted on 08/10/2015 at 10:13 amViewed 1,675 times

Join us for the last installment of the 2015 summer Saltwater Family Series with an afternoon of family tide pooling at Drift Inn Beach in Port Clyde.  We'll show you the best spots to look for common tide pool animals and identify the amazing animals and seaweed we find.   Wednesday August 12 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Drift Inn Beach Port Clyde ...

Nighttime Beach Walk August 5!

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Posted on 08/03/2015 at 09:10 amViewed 1,601 times

The second installment of Herring Gut's Saltwater Series Family events!  Join Herring Gut educators on a nighttime adventure at Drift Inn Beach in Port Clyde.  Meet us at the beach with your flashlights and we'll see what sea creatures do when the sun goes down! Wednesday August 5, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Drift Inn Beach Port Clyde   The...

HOLLYWOOD Comes to Herring Gut on August 6 at the Strand Theatre!

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Posted on 07/31/2015 at 12:24 pmViewed 1,465 times

An Enchanted Evening with Oscar “Andy” Hammerstein  A fundraiser for Herring Gut Learning Center at the Strand Theatre Please come support Herring Gut Learning Center and enjoy a rare conversation with Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein--grandson of America's most celebrated and beloved lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein II at the Strand Theatre in Rockland on...

MOTH NIGHT! Wed. July 22

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Posted on 07/20/2015 at 09:59 amViewed 1,483 times

Herring Gut's first installment of the 2015 Saltwater Series Family Events! In conjunction with National Moth Week, join Herring Gut educator and moth enthusiast, Ann Boover, on a nighttime adventure to identify and document different species of moths.  We'll dig out the black lights and white sheets and set up a field station at Herring Gut to...

Silent Art Auction July 29

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Posted on 07/01/2015 at 11:12 amViewed 1,802 times

Please join us on Wednesday, July 29 at 6 p.m. at the Highlands Coffee House on Main Street in Thomaston for the third annual Herring Gut Silent Art Auction. The auction will feature live music, a cash bar and light refreshments and is open to families, adults, children, and guests. This year’s auction will include pieces by many local,...

Port Clyde Fisheries Trail

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Posted on 06/19/2015 at 11:56 amViewed 1,939 times

Seventh graders and their teachers at the St. George School recently completed a Port Clyde Fisheries Trail project in collaboration with Herring Gut Learning Center to explore the past, present, and future of the fishing industry in Port Clyde. Inspired by the Downeast Fisheries Trail map, students worked to create their own map of Port Clyde,...

Moving Field Guide at Herring Gut

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Posted on 06/19/2015 at 11:28 amViewed 1,849 times

Herring Gut recently partnered with the Farnsworth Museum  and community artists to bring two instructors from the Dance Exchange  in Maryland, as well as a representative from the US Forest Service, to Port Clyde to lead teacher and student workshops on “Moving Field Guides.” A Moving Field Guide is a collaboration between artists,...

Join Us June 10 for the Annual Herring Gut Open House!

Join Us June 10 for the Annual Herring Gut Open House! Image

Posted on 05/27/2015 at 04:29 pmViewed 1,759 times

On Wednesday, June 10, Herring Gut Learning Center will open its doors for an annual Open House from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Stop by and learn all about the marine science and aquaculture programs offered at the Center year-round.  This year, we are excited to be unveiling the Port Clyde Fisheries Trail map: a collaboration between Herring Gut and the...

Meet Our Summer Camp Counselors!

Bailey Black

Posted on 05/13/2015 at 12:14 pmViewed 1,969 times

Herring Gut Learning Center has recently hired two talented college students to work as counselors for Herring Gut Summer Camp. Both Savannah Lawson and Bailey Black have a background in marine science and environmental education and are excited to spend the summer exploring our marine ecosystems with campers! Savannah Lawson Growing up on...

Sign Up Now for Herring Gut Marine Science Summer Camp

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Posted on 04/03/2015 at 09:04 amViewed 1,896 times

Come spend a week with us discovering the different coastal habitats of Maine! Roll up your sleeves and explore the rocky shore, salt marshes, mudflats, and more. Look under rocks for sea stars, dig in the muck for clams, and even wade into the water and net small fish. Every day we will visit incredible field sites for hands-on ocean...

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