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Holiday at Herring Gut December 10

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Posted on 11/24/2015 at 08:50 amViewed 1,431 times

Herring Gut Learning Center invites the community to a Holiday Potluck & Open House on Thursday, December 10 from 5-7 p.m. on the Center's campus at 59 Factory Road in Port Clyde.   Please bring a dish to share for our annual holiday party.   This year’s event will feature live music and a special celebration of our volunteers. It is a...

Hunger in Knox County Film and Discussion December 8

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Posted on 11/19/2015 at 09:53 amViewed 1,385 times

On Tuesday, December 8, Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry, Herring Gut Learning Center, and the Jackson Memorial Library are co-sponsoring a film and discussion about hunger in Knox County. The event will be held at the Jackson Memorial Library in Tenants Harbor from 6-8 pm and will include screenings of the powerful documentary “A...

St. George School Students Present at MAMLE Conference

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Posted on 11/06/2015 at 09:04 amViewed 1,530 times

On Friday, October 24, four 8th grade students from the St. George School, their teachers, and Herring Gut educator Alex Brasili gave a presentation at the Maine Association for Middle Level Educators (MAMLE) Conference about their collaboration on developing the Port Clyde Fisheries Trail. Inspired by the Downeast Fisheries Trail, students...

Students from RDMS enjoy a visit to Herring Gut Learning Center

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Posted on 10/30/2015 at 12:42 pmViewed 1,329 times

Seventh grade students from Mrs. Meuse’s class experienced a place-based learning opportunity at Herring Gut Learning Center in Port Clyde on Monday, October 26th.   The students are working on a project in cooperation with the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland to create a portion of an exhibit for the “Stories of the Land and Its People”, which...

Marshall Point Sea Farm Available for Lease Jan 1

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Posted on 10/27/2015 at 03:13 pmViewed 1,381 times

Marshall Point Sea Farm, a commercial shellfish and seaweed hatchery located on the campus of Herring Gut Learning Center, will be available for lease January 1, 2016. This oceanfront facility sits at the edge of  the Teel Cove lobster pound in Port Clyde, Maine. The 5,000 square foot building also contains a greenhouse, loading dock, and...

Herring Gut Students Visit CCAR

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Posted on 10/23/2015 at 08:52 amViewed 1,436 times

Students from Herring Gut Learning Center had the opportunity to visit UMaine’s Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) in Franklin last week. CCAR is an aquaculture research and development facility whose goals are to assist the aquaculture industry in developing new technologies, provide expertise for aquaculture business...

Marine Patrol Officer Visits Second Grade Class

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Posted on 10/16/2015 at 11:48 amViewed 1,377 times

On Wednesday, October 7, Mrs. Falla’s second grade class from the St. George School was treated to a visit from local marine patrol officer, Brandon Bezio, at Herring Gut Learning Center. Bezio talked to students and answered questions about the different aspects of his job, including enforcing laws for different commercial fisheries such as...

Herring Gut Students Present at Conservation Fair

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Posted on 10/08/2015 at 03:42 pmViewed 1,346 times

On Thursday, September 24, students in RSU #13’s Middle Level Alternative Education program, in partnership with Herring Gut Learning Center, presented to over 400 middle school students at the Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation Fair. In the weeks preceding the fair, students prepared hands-on demonstrations about aquaponics. At the fair,...

Herring Gut Learning Center Announces Erin Meyer as Executive Director

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Posted on 09/11/2015 at 09:33 amViewed 1,753 times

Herring Gut Learning Center’s board and staff are thrilled to announce Erin Meyer as Executive Director. A part of the Herring Gut team since 2012, Erin is uniquely equipped to lead the organization in advancing its mission of fostering the economic, social, and environmental resilience of coastal communities through educational programs and...

Thank You for a Wonderful Summer!

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Posted on 08/18/2015 at 12:09 pmViewed 1,911 times

Dear Herring Gut friends and supporters, Thank you for spending a wonderful summer with us learning about marine science, aquaculture, and the unique education programs we offer to all learners in our community. Our summer started out with a well-attended Open House, featuring student tours of the aquaponics system and presentations of our...

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