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Next High Tide
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Open 7am to Sunset:
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Upcoming Events

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Kayaking on the Little River Estuary

August 14, 2020 8:00am

Paddle the salt marsh with a registered Maine kayak guide and knowledgeable naturalist.

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There are 25 more events in August

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

The Ideal Wedding Venue