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Air Temp
33°
Water Temp
46°
Wind (mph)
8
Next High Tide
8:38am
Today’s Sunset is at
4:13pm
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Education

Understanding Nature

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Each year, thousands of children and adults participate in educational programs at our “living laboratory,” in our barn classroom, and in a modern teaching laboratory.

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Conservation

Defining Best Practices

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The Wells Reserve protects 2,250 acres of coastal habitats on Maine's southwest coast. The site serves as a model for best management practices in conservation. 

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Research

Measuring Change

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Science is at the core of our mission. Our team of researchers works to ensure healthy salt marsh ecosystems by studying watersheds, estuaries, and the coast.

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Weddings

A beautiful barn, on-site kitchen, and plenty of open space for your Maine wedding

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