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Boothbay Sea and Science Center awarded $81,334 to expand existing programs

Boothbay Sea and Science Center awarded $81,334 to expand existing programs

As part of Experiential Maine! – Summer Coastal Ecology – a statewide initiative to increase student access to hands-on, outdoor learning experience – the State of Maine, Department of Education (DOE) awarded the Boothbay Sea and Science Center $81,334.00 to expand existing programs – providing opportunities for students to engage […]

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Securing the future of the Boothbay Sea and Science center

Securing the future of the Boothbay Sea and Science center

The Boothbay Sea and Science Center (BSSC) has signed a Purchase Agreement for the Estate of Mildred A. Carter, a 1.33 acre parcel of shorefront property located at 12 Carter Road in East Boothbay. Purchasing this property will allow BSSC to expand from seasonal to year-round programming, support the ongoing […]

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Medomak High School student finds warmer water retards seaweed growth

Medomak High School student finds warmer water retards seaweed growth

Medomak High School Sophomore Anna Weber recently conducted an experiment growing kelp in seawater kept at a variety of different temperatures. She was assisted by Boothbay Sea and Science Executive Director Pauline Dion who provided her with equipment and assisted in the set up of the experiement. Anna’s findings, reported […]

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Remembering a friend of Boothbay Sea and Science Center

Remembering a friend of Boothbay Sea and Science Center

Related articles Edgecomb Eddy students get a lesson about, and taste of seaweed Bigelow hosts elementary school student’s seaweed growing presentation Middle school students harvest seaweed crop in East Boothbay Seaweed farming: A growing industry BSSC’s program, presentation a success We are remembering our friend Seth Barker, who passed away […]

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Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming 2022

Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming 2022

The Boothbay Sea and Science Center’s “Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming” program is off to a wonderful start. This school year we are studying the conditions under which Sugar Kelp (Saccharina latissima) and Alaria Kelp grow with students in 10 middle schools, 1 homeschool, and with a student at […]

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