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"Long Line Kelp Growers" Create Kelp Valentines

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Posted 5 days, 23 hours agoViewed 10 times

"Long Line Kelp Growers" Turn Sugar Kelp into Unique Gifts At Herring Gut Learning Center, a class composed of some 6 th , 7 th and 8 th grade students from the nearby St. George School call themselves the “Long Line Kelp Growers” because they study marine aquaculture science by growing sugar kelp.   Students work with the kelp throughout its...

New Board Members at Herring Gut Learning Center

Posted 1 week, 3 days agoViewed 20 times

Herring Gut Learning Center Welcomes Three New Board Members   We are very excited to welcome two exceptional new members to our Board of Trustees.  All three of our new Trustees, Kathy Barker, Susan Schorin and Merritt Carey are deeply experienced in working with young people and have long personal and professional commitments to making...

Professional Development Opportunity at Herring Gut

Posted on 01/30/2018 at 10:49 amViewed 95 times

Herring Gut Learning Center is pleased to be teaming up with The Island Institute to offer the Watershed Education Workshop for Island and Coastal Teachers on March 2, 2018!  The workshop will be held at the Herring Gut campus in Port Clyde, Maine from 8:30 a.m until 3:00 p.m. For more information on the workshop and how to register, please...

Holiday Potluck at Herring Gut

Posted on 11/22/2017 at 12:06 pmViewed 193 times

Due to the inclement weather, this evening's Holiday at Herring Gut is being rescheduled. We will post a new date soon!

Herring Gut Learning Center To Participate In #GivingTuesday Campaign

Posted on 11/20/2017 at 12:05 pmViewed 150 times

Amazon Smile Program to Benefit Herring Gut Learning Center

Posted on 11/06/2017 at 01:07 pmViewed 193 times In keeping with the tradition of giving during the holiday season, we ask you to please consider helping Herring Gut Learning Center while you shop Amazon. Simply click on the link above to Amazon Smile and follow the directions to sign in.  Please choose Herring Gut Learning Center as the beneficiary...

Partnership with Colby College

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Posted on 07/25/2017 at 02:15 pmViewed 840 times

On Thursday July 13, 2017 Colby College announced its exciting new collaborations with both Herring Gut Learning Center and Up East INC.’s Allen Island. The busy day began with many people form Colby coming to Herring Gut Learning Center for the first time. Our students in our summer “First Work” program gave tours and truly stole the show....

Lending a Hand

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Posted on 07/05/2017 at 03:29 pmViewed 460 times

This summer Molly Spencer, a senior at Oceanside High School, is completing an internship at Herring Gut. Molly is working with students in The First Work Program, helping to set up and work at the Farmer’s Market and in the greenhouse. She is also lending a hand with several other programs. Molly is interested in the sciences and will be...

Girls in Science Day, Inspiring Future Scientists

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Posted on 06/15/2017 at 10:01 amViewed 921 times

In 2011, a US government survey showed that women made up 48% of the total work force. However, women represented only 24% of the work force in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)*. Lack of female role models and bias towards males in these careers are some of the reasons for this underrepresentation. Now, more than...

Girls in Science Event at HGLC with RSU13 Sixth Graders

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Posted on 05/15/2017 at 11:01 amViewed 1,170 times

Herring Gut Learning Center is pleased to announce that it will host a Girls in Science event for RSU 13 girls in sixth grade on May 18th and 19th. The event is made possible by the generous support of Siemens Corporation ( Each day will be full of hands-on activities aimed at developing interest in STEM (Science,...

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