First Day of Spring

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Summer Lecture Series: Protecting the Land You Love with Aaron Dority

Gordon's Wharf 11 Wharf Road, Sullivan

"Innovative Ways to Protect the Land You Love" with Aaron Dority, Frenchman Bay Conservancy's Executive Director Learn about the many ways FBC acquires land, the features of the new acquisitions, and why protection of these lands is important to our local ecosystem. The summer 2021 lecture series is co-sponsored by Friends of Taunton Bay and […]

Summer Lecture Series: Native Plants with Cathy Rees & Avy Claire

Gordon's Wharf 11 Wharf Road, Sullivan

"Solving Landscape Problems Using Native Plants" with Cathy Rees and Avy Claire, Founders of Native Gardens of Blue Hill, Owners of Nature+Nuture, Landscape DesignGordon's Wharf, Sullivan ME. Find out how to use native plants and practices to restore natural processes that will improve the health and function of your land-scape. We will address erosion, water […]

Summer Lecture Series: Shellfish Sustainability & Citizen Science with Mark Whiting, PhD

Gordon's Wharf 11 Wharf Road, Sullivan

"Shellfish Sustainability and Citizen Science, Clam Spat Studies in Taunton and Frenchman Bays," Mark Whiting, PhD Mark Whiting, PhD, Chair of the Hancock County Soil and Water Conser-vation District (HCSWCD) Mark will share recent research by the HCSWCD and the Frenchman Bay Regional Shellfish Committee identifying solutions to maintain a sustainable shellfish fishery. Learn about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]