Public invited to Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science forum July 17

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center, aquaculture industry partners and the Damariscotta River Association invite community members to “Science for the People: Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science Public Forum” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 17 at Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta. Presenters will provide synopses of research being conducted by the Sustainable […]

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DMC hosts talk about right whales, changing Gulf of Maine

A University of Maine professor of oceanography will give a talk titled “Plankton, Right Whales and Change in Gulf of Maine Ecosystem” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 14 in Brooke Hall at the Darling Marine Center. Recent changes in the timing and abundance of zooplankton coincide with changes in right whale sightings, says Jeffrey Runge, […]

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Nature walks to be offered at Orono Bog Boardwalk

A series of nature walks will be offered this summer at the Orono Bog Boardwalk located in the Roland Perry (Bangor) City Forest. Erik Blomberg, an assistant professor of wildlife population ecology at the University of Maine, will lead a bat walk 8–9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 (rain date is June 28). Participants will use […]

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University of Hawai’i professor to talk about herring at DMC

Alison Rieser, an environmental lawyer and University of Hawai’i at Manoa professor, will deliver a talk titled “The Herring’s Empire” on Friday, June 30 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Friday Science Seminar at 10:30 a.m. in Brooke Hall is free, but online registration is requested. Taxed by churches to […]

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Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration to benefit Darling Marine Center

Sea farmers of the Damariscotta River invite people to sample and shuck fresh oysters and learn about the marine environment on Saturday, June 24. The Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Darrows Barn in Damariscotta. Proceeds will benefit student researchers at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center […]

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Public invited to summer seminars, public tours at DMC

Free, public science seminars and tours of the waterfront laboratories will begin Friday, June 23 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. At 10:30 a.m. Fridays through Aug. 11, a renowned marine science researcher will share their expertise on topics ranging from the Gulf of Maine studies to deep-sea exploration. The hour-long […]

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Leslie to lecture on coastal resilience in Bath

Marine scientists Heather Leslie and Susie Arnold will talk about coastal resilience at the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust spring lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Patten Free Library in Bath. Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and the Libra Associate Professor in the School of Marine Sciences, conducts research […]

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King to teach comparative regenerative biology in Bar Harbor

Benjamin King, assistant professor of bioinformatics, will be a member of the faculty at REGEN 2017, a new signature course in Comparative Regenerative Biology, from July 29 to Aug. 12, at MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor. REGEN 2017 will include an Aug. 4–6 symposium titled “Learning from Nature: Comparative Biology of Tissue Regeneration and […]

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UMaine School of Social Work workshop to focus on ethics of self-care

Ethical dimensions of self-care in social work and human services will be the focus of a University of Maine School of Social Work workshop June 9 at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The experiential workshop, which will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is designed to develop skills and understanding of the ethical responsibility […]

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