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Upcoming Events

Seaweed

A Change in the Working Waterfront: The Rise of Kelp Farming in Maine

August 19, 2019 6:00pm

Explore the shift from lobster to kelp for many fisherman in Maine.

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There are 14 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 beautiful barn, on-site kitchen, and lots of open space for your Maine wedding

The Ideal Wedding Venue