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ELECTIONS HELD AT HERRING GUT LEARNING CENTER

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Posted 1 week, 1 day agoViewed 33 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 1 week, 6 days agoViewed 54 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 3 weeks, 2 days agoViewed 72 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

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Posted 4 weeks, 1 day agoViewed 92 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 100 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 on 11/02/2018 at 11:18 amViewed 105 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 102 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 241 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 235 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...

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