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Marine Patrol Officer Visits Second Grade Class

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Posted on 10/16/2015 at 11:48 amViewed 1,549 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 1,500 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

Posted on 09/11/2015 at 09:33 amViewed 1,946 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 2,103 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...

Family Tide Pooling August 12!

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Posted on 08/10/2015 at 10:13 amViewed 1,861 times

Join us for the last installment of the 2015 summer Saltwater Family Series with an afternoon of family tide pooling at Drift Inn Beach in Port Clyde.  We'll show you the best spots to look for common tide pool animals and identify the amazing animals and seaweed we find.   Wednesday August 12 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Drift Inn Beach Port Clyde ...

Nighttime Beach Walk August 5!

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Posted on 08/03/2015 at 09:10 amViewed 1,807 times

The second installment of Herring Gut's Saltwater Series Family events!  Join Herring Gut educators on a nighttime adventure at Drift Inn Beach in Port Clyde.  Meet us at the beach with your flashlights and we'll see what sea creatures do when the sun goes down! Wednesday August 5, 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Drift Inn Beach Port Clyde   The...

HOLLYWOOD Comes to Herring Gut on August 6 at the Strand Theatre!

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Posted on 07/31/2015 at 12:24 pmViewed 1,644 times

An Enchanted Evening with Oscar “Andy” Hammerstein  A fundraiser for Herring Gut Learning Center at the Strand Theatre Please come support Herring Gut Learning Center and enjoy a rare conversation with Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein--grandson of America's most celebrated and beloved lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein II at the Strand Theatre in Rockland on...

MOTH NIGHT! Wed. July 22

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Posted on 07/20/2015 at 09:59 amViewed 1,668 times

Herring Gut's first installment of the 2015 Saltwater Series Family Events! In conjunction with National Moth Week, join Herring Gut educator and moth enthusiast, Ann Boover, on a nighttime adventure to identify and document different species of moths.  We'll dig out the black lights and white sheets and set up a field station at Herring Gut to...

Silent Art Auction July 29

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Posted on 07/01/2015 at 11:12 amViewed 2,054 times

Please join us on Wednesday, July 29 at 6 p.m. at the Highlands Coffee House on Main Street in Thomaston for the third annual Herring Gut Silent Art Auction. The auction will feature live music, a cash bar and light refreshments and is open to families, adults, children, and guests. This year’s auction will include pieces by many local,...

Port Clyde Fisheries Trail

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Posted on 06/19/2015 at 11:56 amViewed 2,236 times

Seventh graders and their teachers at the St. George School recently completed a Port Clyde Fisheries Trail project in collaboration with Herring Gut Learning Center to explore the past, present, and future of the fishing industry in Port Clyde. Inspired by the Downeast Fisheries Trail map, students worked to create their own map of Port Clyde,...

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