Marine Ecology

December 7, 2020

Paying attention to wicked high tides

by Catherine Schmitt “King Tides” are the monthly high tides that occur during the new and full moons. They are […]

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a lobster boat unloads crates at a floating dock
December 4, 2020

Education update: Shellfish Resilience Lab

by Bill Zoellick The Town of Gouldsboro has begun work on its Shellfish Resilience Laboratory and will have it operational […]

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October 22, 2020

Learning from the tundra

Story + photos by Hayes Henderson, Seasonal Ecology Technician ’20 The land points out towards the open ocean. As I […]

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October 9, 2020

On the mysterious appearance of Jonah crabs at Schoodic Point

story + photos by Shannon O’Brien Come September, the spittlebugs have disappeared from roadsides; the deer have grown velvety antlers […]

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September 24, 2020

High tech, low tech rockweed

Story and photos by Catherine Schmitt Cover photo (above) courtesy Nearview, LLC North Lubec, Maine – The sun rose gold […]

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September 10, 2020

Schoodic Summer Shorts

Our science continues, despite many challenges brought on by a global pandemic. Because so many campus events had to be […]

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September 2, 2020

We see stars: a call to (five) arms, from Schoodic to Stonington

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this effort, helping to add 96 sea star observations to iNaturalist! Both Asterias […]

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July 9, 2020

The 2020 field season is underway

The field season has begun! The Schoodic Institute Science & Education team welcomed two ecology technicians who started work on […]

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July 8, 2020

Hannah Webber’s many questions

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt Before we even get to the water, Hannah Webber is asking questions. Along the […]

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close up of a bumble bee on the center of a flower
May 20, 2020

Small Reflections on World Bee Day

by Catherine Schmitt; photo by David Manski Natural stories are for everyone, and we need everyone to help create them. […]

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