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Herring Gut Learning Center Wins Commissioner's Award

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Posted 2 days, 22 hours agoViewed 4 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 2 days, 23 hours agoViewed 4 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 3 days agoViewed 5 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 3 days, 1 hour agoViewed 6 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 115 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...

"School of Roots" Students Participate In Sea Perch Competition

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Posted on 04/24/2018 at 12:09 pmViewed 146 times

On Saturday, April 7th, “School of Roots” students participated in the 7th Annual Northern New England Challenge, hosted by the American Society of Naval Engineers Northern New England section in Bath, Maine. . “School of Roots” students were placed into three teams. One of the teams, the “Herrings” won the middle school division. The “Random...

"Long Line Kelp Growers" Create Kelp Valentines

"Long Line Kelp Growers" Create Kelp Valentines Image

Posted on 04/16/2018 at 12:44 pmViewed 160 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 on 04/12/2018 at 09:40 amViewed 180 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 232 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 376 times

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

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