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Friday

May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

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

Friday

March 15, 2013 2:54 pm

About the Cover: Bates–Morse Mountain in winter

About the Cover: Bates–Morse Mountain in winter

The cover of the Winter 2013 issue features a photo of grass tendrils poking out from the snow at Bates–Morse…

Sunday

March 10, 2013 1:09 pm

‘Eco-anxious’ about climate change? Try a dose of natural beauty

‘Eco-anxious’ about climate change? Try a dose of natural beauty

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

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:25 pm

Presenting new knowledge in 1700 square inches

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.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 4:07 pm

Sediment at Seawall Beach

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.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 10:39 am

Community Fabric

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

Wednesday

April 6, 2005 9:39 am

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

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.

Monday

December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

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.

Sunday

October 26, 2003 3:48 pm

Weekend of events to celebrate Bates-Morse Mountain

A play, a special presentation and a hike this week will continue a series of events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Bates College’s stewardship of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, 600 acres of land that include Maine’s last undeveloped barrier beach.

Thursday

November 8, 2001 2:47 pm

Bates conservation area awarded for service

On Nov. 2, the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area (BMMCA) Corporation, which owns the coastal research area administered by Bates College, received the Partnership Service Award from the Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District.