Starts: Jan 12 2013 - 10:00am
Ends: Jan 12 2013 - 4:00pm
Jefferson, ME 04348
Learn how to enjoy all that winter has to offer while staying comfortable in the outdoors. The workshop will be interactive and participants can expect to be outside during the entire course and active throughout the day.
Starts: Jan 7 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Jan 7 2013 - 8:30pm
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
The Jesup Memorial Library and the newly formed Acadia Astronomical Society team up for this program to teach people about telescopes. The society is seeking new members, but the program is open to all. Have a new telescope? Bring it and learn how to use it; or come and learn about the Jesup’s new telescope and how to check it out and take it home, just like a book.This is a free service and part of the Jesup’s ongoing community outreach.
Starts: Jan 20 2013 - 9:45am
Ends: Jan 20 2013 - 2:30pm
Date: Sunday, January, 20, 2013
Host: Maine Huts & Trails
Timing: Wave starts will begin appr. 10 minutes after the shuttle bus arrives at the starting points – appr. 9:45 a.m. for the 20K and 10:00 a.m. for the 40K. The 60K will begin at Grand Falls Hut at 8 a.m. Official timing will end at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday for all participants.
Divisions: Race(R) and Tour (T)
Participants: 175 combined between all distances – limit 32 spaces for the 60K, and up to 120 spaces available for the 20K/40K.
Starts: Jan 1 2013 - 8:00am
Ends: Jan 1 2013 - 10:00am
Winter Harbor, ME 04693
Join the thousands of people across the country who participate in the largest and longest-running citizen science project, counting birds for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count. As part of the national effort that has taken place for over 100 years, SERC Institute will assist in the Schoodic Bird Count, held this year on New Year’s Day. The Schoodic Christmas Bird Count will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Count compiler Bill Townsend and Schoodic Bird Ecology Lab Director Seth Benz invite you to get in on the action.
Starts: Nov 16 2012 - 7:00pm
Ends: Nov 16 2012 - 8:00pm
Portland, ME 04101
We're offering an updated version of the "Eight Planets and Counting" program! Humanity's knowledge of the solar system has changed dramatically within the last few years. As we know the International Astronomical Union has demoted Pluto, but astronomers have also found an array of other bodies, called "Trans-Neptunian Objects."
Starts: Nov 8 2012 - 5:30pm
Ends: Nov 8 2012 - 7:30pm
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center
Portland, ME 04103
Internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) will be the speaker at the third annual Maine Women Writers Collection's Donna M. Loring Lecture. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development, LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities. In recent years, LaDuke has been involved in moving tribal communities towards wind and alternative energy systems, and working with tribal and state governments to voluntarily meet the conditions of the Kyoto accord.
Starts: Nov 13 2012 - 7:00pm
Ends: Nov 13 2012 - 9:00pm
Portland, ME 04101
Acclaimed environmental author and activist Bill McKibben, and the leading international climate campaign 350.org are going on tour across America to build the movement we need to face the crisis of climate change.
Based on Bill's blockbuster article in Rolling Stone magazine - he lays the terrifying new math of the climate crisis, explaining the incredible odds we face, and the difficult path we must walk in the coming years to create a livable future for our planet.
Starts: Nov 9 2012 - 11:30am
Ends: Nov 9 2012 - 1:00pm
Winter Harbor, ME 04693
11:30 to 1pm November 9th, Join Stephanie Martin, Programs Coordinator for the Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands, for a presentation and discussion of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge and Seabird Restoration. Stephanie will talk about seabird management, ongoing research, and their new visitors center in Rockland. The program takes place at Moore Auditorium on the SERC campus in Winter Harbor. Free and open to the public; donations welcome at the door. Bring your lunch. SERC will supply coffee, tea, and water.
Starts: Oct 14 2012 - 1:00pm
Ends: Oct 14 2012 - 5:00pm
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Experience the beauty of Aroostook County's fall foliage while enjoying a ride on Molly the Trolley. The October 14 trip visits the Fort Kent area. Seats are limited and reservations are required.
Starts: Oct 12 2012 - 11:30am
Ends: Oct 12 2012 - 1:00pm
Join Seth Benz, Director of the Schoodic Bird Ecology Laboratory, for an update on the first year of operation. From the revitalization of an old ranger cabin to bird banding efforts to partnerships in bird research and phenology monitoring, the SBEL is up and running. Seth will provide an update as well as a peek into the future at plans and events for the bird lab. The program takes place at Moore Auditorium on the SERC campus in Winter Harbor. Free and open to the public; donations welcome at the door. Bring your lunch. SERC will supply coffee, tea, and water. Call 207-288-1310