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A Place
To Discover

Air Temp
72°
Water Temp
55°
Wind (mph)
6
Next High Tide
3:43am
Open 7am to Sunset:
8:14pm
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Upcoming Events

Eastern Towhee Bird Walks

Birding by Ear

June 7, 2024 7:00am

Join Professional Bird Guide Dan Gardoqui during peak baby bird season to learn how to not only identify, but to interpret the language of birds!

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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

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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Weddings

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

The Ideal Wedding Venue