Stories about "Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area"
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Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

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For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:17 am

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Students and faculty, including geology professor Bev Johnson, install research equipment on the Sprague Marsh at Bates-Morse Mountain on April 22, 2014. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Friday, May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Winter 2013 Bates Magazine cover photograph by Will Ash.
About the Cover: Bates–Morse Mountain in winter

Friday, March 15, 2013 2:54 pm

The cover of the Winter 2013 issue features a photo of grass...

Photograph by Will Ash
‘Eco-anxious’ about climate change? Try a dose of natural beauty

Sunday, March 10, 2013 1:09 pm

We are distracted, “eco-anxious,” and paralyzed by the portents of climate change. But maybe all we need is a dose of natural beauty.

Presenting new knowledge in 1700 square inches

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:25 pm

Dana Oster '09 had to think big — Atlantic Ocean big — during her geology research on the ever-shifting sands of Seawall Beach, part of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area along the Maine coast.

Sediment at Seawall Beach

Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:07 pm

At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler '09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.

Community Fabric

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:39 am

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

Monday, December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Judy Marden, director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, leads a late-morning New Year's hike or snowshoe at the conservation area on Sunday, Jan. 4.

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