Public Events

Piscataqua Science Cafe

The Piscataqua Science Cafe series runs during the winter at the Portsmouth Brewery in downtown Portsmouth. Each night brings in experts from a variety of environmental topics together for a discussion about current science topics. SML executive director Jennifer Seavey, Tern Conservation Program Manager Liz Craig, and 2018 Scientist-in-Residence Fellow Gemma Clucas will share their expertise on seabirds during the February Science Cafe!

Piscataqua Science Cafe

The Piscataqua Science Cafe series runs during the winter at the Portsmouth Brewery in downtown Portsmouth. Each night brings in experts from a variety of environmental topics together for a discussion about current science topics. SML faculty Nadine Lysiak and Andrea Bogomolni (faculty for Marine Mammal Biology and mentors for the Marine Mammal Biology Internship) will share their expertise on the seal populations during the January Science Cafe!

Isles of Shoals Birding Trip

ATTENTION: Registration for this program will open in the late spring. If you would like to be added to a contact list when registrations open, please email us at shoals.lab@unh.edu and indicate which program(s) you are interested in attending. We are working with our parent institutions to finalize an operational plan that will promote the health and safety of our staff and guests.

SML Alumni & Friends Weekend

ATTENTION: Registration for this program will open in the late spring. If you would like to be added to a contact list when registrations open, please email us at shoals.lab@unh.eduWe are working with our parent institutions to finalize an operational plan that will promote the health and safety of our staff and guests. Until then, we strongly encourage interested individuals to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

Shoals History and Archaeology

ATTENTION: Registration for this program will open in the late spring. If you would like to be added to a contact list when registrations open, please email us at shoals.lab@unh.edu and indicate which program(s) you are interested in attending. We are working with our parent institutions to finalize an operational plan that will promote the health and safety of our staff and guests. Until then, we strongly encourage interested individuals to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

Shoals Ecology: Seabirds, Seals & Seaweed

ATTENTION: Registration for this program will open in the late spring. If you would like to be added to a contact list when registrations open, please email us at shoals.lab@unh.edu and indicate which program(s) you are interested in attending. We are working with our parent institutions to finalize an operational plan that will promote the health and safety of our staff and guests. Until then, we strongly encourage interested individuals to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

Marine Science for Teachers

Please note: Marine Science for Teachers 2021 has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we look forward to running this program again in 2022!

An amazing opportunity for New Hampshire's middle and high school science teachers! Participate in an intensive week-long marine science workshop at the Shoals Marine Laboratory on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, Maine.

Here's what teachers in previous Marine Science for Teachers Workshops had to say:

L.L. Bean Lecture: Isles of Shoals Archaeology

"The Isles of Shoals: 5,000 Years of Marine Ecology"

Join Shoals Marine Laboratory and the L.L. Bean Freeport Store for this fanastic lecture!

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: L.L. Bean Flagship Store, Camping Atrium, Freeport, Maine

Speakers:
• Dr. Nathan Hamilton (University of Southern Maine)
• Dr. Robin Hadlock Seeley (Shoals Marine Laboratory)
• Dr. Jennifer Seavey (Executive Director, Shoals Marine Laboratory)