Darling Marine Center
193 Clarks Cove Road
Walpole, ME 04573

207-563-3119 (fax)

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Public Tours 2014
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13 & 20 • 10:30am
Errata: There is no public tour on Saturday, August 23.

Walking tours of the DMC will be offered in July and August. Learn a little about the history of the Darling Marine Center and a lot about the about the marine research conducted by UMaine faculty and students. Visit the flowing seawater laboratories, teaching classrooms and other waterfront facilities. Tours generally last 90 minutes.

Public tours are free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required. If you have any questions, please call 207.563.3146. Tours begin at the circle drive way on the lower waterfront campus.

Nature Walks 2014
July 3 & 17 • 9am
August 7 & 21 • 5:30pm ( bring a picnic supper in you backpack to enjoy along the river)

Explore the Darling Marine Center trails and coastline with the DMC Education Coordinator, Lili Pugh. Though each walk be be a little different, all will focus on the flora and fauna found on the Darling property. A little human history will be thrown in, too. Local habitats include forest, field, wetlands, and estuarine environments. All ages are welcome, though young children may find the trails and terrain challenging. Good hiking or walking shoes are recommended. Nature walks generally last 2 hours.

Nature walks are free and open to the public, but please pre-register by calling 207.563.3146.

The DMC is just seven miles from downtown Damariscotta. Drive south out of town on Route 129/130. Veer to the right onto Route 129 where Routes 129/130 diverge and travel 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Clarks Cove Road, travel one mile and our driveway is on the right.

For more information or a disability accommodation, please contact Linda Healy at 207.563.8220.