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Maine-ly a Celebration – Fish
February 23 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sunday, February 23rd, 12:30pm-3:30pm
$8/person, $5/PMM member or Searsport/Stockton Springs Resident
$20/family, FREE for children 7 and under!
Enjoy drop-in crafts, hourly guided tours of exhibits, and special program!
In case of inclement weather, these programs will be canceled if the Searsport First Congregational Church cancels worship service. PMM will also post cancelations on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/penobscot.
Learn about Gulf of Maine fish with fish prints and origami fish. At 1pm, Anna Harris, Project Leader at the Maine Ecological Services Field Office, will present on the Craigbrook National Fish Hatchery, the history of the facility, and current pressures on Atlantic salmon in Maine. She will also provide information on the other aquatic species they focus on such as American eel and alewives.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The Maine Fish and Wildlife Service Complex is comprised of 4 offices, including two national fish hatcheries. Collectively, they conserve Maine’s unique fish and wildlife such as Piping plovers, Canada lynx, Atlantic salmon and New England cottontail.