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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER

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Posted on 01/15/2019 at 09:58 amViewed 364 times

Ever wondered what we do at Herring Gut? Please join us on Saturday January 26 , 2019 9:00 – 10:00 am for our next Volunteer Orientation and learn how you can help with the following: Feeding the fish and critters on weekends and vacations Gardening in the greenhouse and on our grounds General weekly maintenance of our systems Hospitality...

HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER MOURNS THE LOSS OF FOUNDER, PHYLLIS WYETH

HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER MOURNS THE LOSS OF FOUNDER, PHYLLIS WYETH Image

Posted on 01/14/2019 at 04:22 pmViewed 916 times

 The entire Herring Gut Learning Center family mourns the loss of our founder Phyllis Wyeth. Phyllis was a true visionary who understood the irreplaceable value of education and the vital importance of teaching young people about Maine’s marine environment. Because of her wisdom and dedication, literally thousands of Maine students have...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER!

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Posted on 12/20/2018 at 10:44 amViewed 323 times

We look to 2019 with excitement as we have many wonderful opportunities planned for our local students. That said, we still need your help to make this happen. Your support, no matter how large or small can make a positive impact on the lives of our local youth. To support Herring Gut Learning Center now, please click on the "Donate" button on...

ELECTIONS HELD AT HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER

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Posted on 12/04/2018 at 10:27 amViewed 365 times

An important element of the educational experience here at Herring Gut is the responsibility of running a micro-business. This week the School of Roots, who maintains and harvests from the aquaponic system, had their election of officers. Students applied for desired positions, gave speeches, and voted. This is the first time some of them have...

JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY POTLUCK

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Posted on 11/29/2018 at 12:26 pmViewed 399 times

Herring Gut Learning Center will be hosting it's Annual Holiday Potluck on Monday, December 10th from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.  Join us for food, drink and good cheer!  Please bring your favorite dish to share. We hope to see you there!

LONG LINE KELP GROWERS BUILD KELP FARMS

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Posted on 11/19/2018 at 12:30 pmViewed 399 times

Students from the St. George Long Line Kelp Growers program spent part of last week building their kelp farms.  A lot of time went into designing, measuring and putting together their farms.  We will post updates as the farms progress!

HERRING GUT PARTNERS FOR SECOND YEAR WITH RSU 13 ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM

HERRING GUT PARTNERS FOR SECOND YEAR WITH RSU 13 ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM Image

Posted on 11/13/2018 at 11:03 amViewed 392 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 on 11/05/2018 at 03:24 pmViewed 383 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?

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

Posted on 11/02/2018 at 11:18 amViewed 425 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 on 11/02/2018 at 11:01 amViewed 388 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...

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