Darling Marine Center hosting ‘Shoreline Science’ series

The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) will host a series of outdoor public talks on the Walpole campus on the shores of the Damariscotta River on July 23 and 30 and on Aug. 6. 

Attendees can join up to 15 other adults, in person, to learn about ongoing research at the DMC through presentations by current graduate students. 

On July 23, marine biology and marine policy master’s student Sara Risley will present “Community Science and Stewardship in Maine Estuaries.” On July 30, Ph.D. candidate Alex Asher will offer “Lobster Larvae and our Changing Climate.” Rachel Pressley, Ph.D. candidate in oceanography, will present “Hidden Biodiversity: Microbes in the Damariscotta River Estuary” on Aug. 6.  

Shoreline Science Talks are scheduled for 11 a.m.–noon; find more information online

All events are free, but tickets, which are required, must be requested in advance.