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Full Moon Walk

May 23, 2024 7:30pm

Experience the Reserve by moonlight with Maine Master Naturalist Linda Littlefield Grenfell.

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There is one more event in May

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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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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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Investigating Estuaries

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Science is at the center of our mission. Focus areas include fisheries, marine ecology, invasive species, and range expansions.

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A historic site with abundant open space for hosting your Maine coast wedding

The Ideal Wedding Venue