Research, Science, & Education

Seaweed Microscope Fundraiser

From Now Until November 30th!

Support Natural Science Research in Maine by Helping Purchase a Microscope for the Seaweeds of Maine project

You can help collect baseline data on Maine's chronically understudied seaweeds






Putting researchers out in the field, publishing field guides, and managing historic specimen archives since 2003.

From plants to birds to seaweeds, the Observatory is at the forefront of natural history research in Maine.


Current Projects


    Upcoming Field Guides

Aquatic Plants of New England: Coming in 2022

Seaweeds of Maine: Still in development

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