BEALS -¬† The Downeast Institute Board of Directors would like to welcome the community to join the institute‚Äôs many friends in celebrating the grand opening of the new Marine Education Center on Great Wass Island in Beals at 1 p.m.¬† Saturday, Dec. 4 at 39 Wildflower Lane on Great Wass Island in Beals. From US Route 1, take Route 187 to Bridge Street in Jonesport and cross into Beals, then follow the signs to the Downeast Institute.
The event will feature a series of short presentations by University of Maine at Machias President Cindy Huggins, Representative Diane Tilton and others.¬† In addition to touring the new education facility, participants will have the opportunity to observe live marine organisms, visit the shellfish hatchery and learn about the institute‚Äôs research and education programs. Light refreshments will be served.
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