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HERRING GUT PARTNERS FOR SECOND YEAR WITH RSU 13 ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM

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Posted 4 days, 11 hours agoViewed 26 times

Herring Gut is excited to be partnering for a second year with the RSU 13 Alternative High School program. The lessons being  provided  address the Next Generation Science Standards. Topics include local marine and freshwater ecosystems, ocean currents, fish coloration, shape and parts and how that fit with the habitat, and behaviors of the...

HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

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Posted 1 week, 5 days agoViewed 50 times

Herring Gut Learning Center is looking for dedicated volunteers to help out with a variety of projects. If you are interested in any of the following, we would love to have you join our volunteer team: Gardening Learning our aquaponics system Feeding fish Baking Helping students Setting up for special events If you are interested in learning...

WHAT DOES A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AQUAPONICS FISH ROOM LOOK LIKE?

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Posted 2 weeks, 1 day agoViewed 66 times

WHAT DOES A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AQUAPONIC FISH ROOM LOOK LIKE?  Take a look at the students of HGLC that care for the aquaponic system.  Their job was to take inventory of, and measure the Nile tilapia that live in the fish tanks.

ALUMNI DAY KICK OFF AT HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER!

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Posted 2 weeks, 1 day agoViewed 58 times

Seven graduates of Herring Gut Learning Center School of Roots joined us for an ALUMNI DAY at HGLC.  The students, who all now attend Oceanside High School in Rockland, had not been to Herring Gut for a few months up to a few years. This opportunity gave them the chance to become reunited with former classmates and former teachers. Students...

Summer 2018 First Work A Success!

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Posted on 08/27/2018 at 10:39 amViewed 194 times

During the hot summer months of June, July and August of 2018, twenty middle and high school students completed a job experience at Herring Gut Learning Center in our First Work Program. First Work is just what it says: experience in a first (or sometimes second) year job.   Students wanting to participate in this program completed...

Herring Gut Learning Center Wins Commissioner's Award

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Posted on 08/15/2018 at 03:53 pmViewed 195 times

We are pleased to announce that Herring Gut Learning Center has received the Commissioner's Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence by the Commissioner of the State of Maine Department of Agriculture, Walt Whitcomb. (Pictured below) Herring Gut is being recognized for exemplary aquaculture and marine science hands-on education. We are both very...

"First Work" Students Participate In Local Farmers Market

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Posted on 08/15/2018 at 01:58 pmViewed 196 times

First Workers proudly display their assorted vegetables and herbs that they grew using aquaponics at Herring Gut Learning Center!  Twenty local students participated in this year's "First Work" program at Herring Gut Learning Center.

Herring Gut Summer Campers Learn About Fish Anatomy While Creating One Of A Kind Tilapia Prints

Herring Gut Summer Campers Learn About Fish Anatomy While Creating One Of A Kind Tilapia Prints Image

Posted on 08/15/2018 at 12:56 pmViewed 161 times

                Photo Credit:  Holly Merrow       Summer Campers at Herring Gut Learning Center got to create one of a kind tilapia prints while learning about their anatomy last week!   The Campers were very creative with their designs!  Many of them painted the intricate fins of the tilapia different colors than the rest of the body to really...

Herring Gut Learning Center Participates In Camden Touch Tank Events

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Posted on 08/15/2018 at 12:10 pmViewed 131 times

Herring Gut Learning Center, in conjunction with the Camden Conservation Commission, is offering touch tank events for children and adults alike! The next touch tank event will be held from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 8th at 2 Public Landing next to the Harbor Master's office in Camden.    We hope to see you there!

Girls In Science Day at Herring Gut Learning Center

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Posted on 05/24/2018 at 08:46 amViewed 263 times

Herring Gut Learning Center is pleased to announce that it will host it’s second annual Girls in Science event for 6th grade girls in both RSU 13 and St. George MSU on May 24th and 25th. This will be a day full of hands-on activities, aimed at developing interest in and skills for careers in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and...

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