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Upcoming Events

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Consider the Lobster: Art Exhibition Opening Reception

July 22, 2024 4:30pm

Join us for an opening reception for this summer's new art exhibition "Consider the Lobster"!

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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