The Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary provides a variety of school-based and field-based environmental educational programs for local students on Mount Desert Island.  Programs are customized to teachers individual needs and curriculum goals, with particular emphasis on involving students in project-based learning.  Some sample topics include:



Loon natural history & research

Floating Classroom Watershed Science

Healthy Watersheds

Wetland Ecology

Winter Ecology

Diadromous fish

Invasive species

                                                             MDI Wildlife

-3Somesville’s Historical Mills and Dams

For more information please contact Billy Helprin at (207) 460-9390 or email