Latest Past Events

Mushroom Walk with David Porter: FULL

Tunk Mountain Trail Meet at the Tunk Mountain Trailhead on Route 182, one mile east of Fox Pond in T10 SD

Walk along the Tunk Mountain trail with David Porter, Professor Emeritus of Mycology and local mushroom expert, to observe diverse fall mushrooms and learn the basics of mushroom identification. Become aware of the often overlooked signs of the significant activities of mushrooms and other fungi and how they contribute to the ecology of the Maine […]

Summer Lecture Series: The Downeast Goldmine with Author Audrey Ryan

Gordon's Wharf 11 Wharf Road, Sullivan

"The Downeast Goldmine: A Story of Fishing and Drug Smuggling in Coastal Maine" with Audrey Ryan, Professor of Psychology & Author The daughter of a local fisherman returns to Maine to uncover the true story of how a group of locals (including her father) became entwined with a powerful California drug cartel after fishing up […]

Summer Lecture Series: Scallop Farming Research with Fiona de Koning and Alex De Koning

Gordon's Wharf 11 Wharf Road, Sullivan

"Scallop Farming Research, a Promising Fisheries Opportunity for Hancock County and Beyond," with Fiona de Koning and Alex De Koning, Acadia Aqua Farms Hear about the results of a pilot project conducted by this family of researchers growing sea scallops in Frenchman Bay’s deep water. Partnering with Maine Sea Grant, the Down East Institute, other […]