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September 2014
Join us for our Flatbread Benefit Night, September 16th at 5pm!

October 2013
Bee documentary showing & findraiser to support our work with Lincoln Middle School in Portland, Maine

September 2013
Join FBES for a Family Nature Quest as a part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend on Spetember 28th!

Join FBES for the 6th Annual Eco Appetito on Sept 15th!

July 2013
Sun Chronicle highlights FBES' local food mission

May 2013
Senator Susan Collins Visits Ferry Beach Ecology School!

March 2013
Join FBES for a Family Nature Hike, a part of the Let's G.O. (Get Outside) Campaign, April 15th 2013!

September 2012
Eco Appetito raises over $6,700 for Ferry Beach Ecology School Food for Thought Program!
Eco Appetito 2012

August 2012
Join us for the 5th Annual Eco Appetito on September 16th!

May 2012
Join us for the 13th annual Saco River Canoe & Clean-Up on June 2nd!

Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen visits Ferry Beach Ecology School to highlight Maine DOE’s strategic plan and to learn about our programs!

April 2012
Ferry Beach is proud recipient of Governor's Environmental Excellence Award!

March 2012
Bangor Daily News highlights Lincoln Middle School's visit to Ferry Beach Ecology School

January 2012
FBES Executive Director Drew Dumsch served on the judges panel of experts for the Zero Waste Challenge sponsored by our friends at Poland Spring and Chewonki.

December 2011
Press Release: Group Gathers to Celebrate Year One Accomplishments of the ELLMS Project

October 2011
Nature Island 2011

Ferry Beach Ecology School's "ELLMS Project" Collaborative raises $290,000 for environmental education in Maine

Eco Appetito raises over $6,000 for the Food for Thought Program at Ferry Beach. click here to see Channel 8 footage of the event!

CLick here to see more photos from the event!

Please Join us for the 4th annual Eco Appetito on October 2nd at Cinque Terre in Portland!

September 2011
The Portland Press Herald Showcases the Ferry Beach Garden in the "Maine Gardener" section!

Fox Maine Interviews Associate Director Maureen Duggan about the Ferry Beach Food For Thought Program

Whole Foods Portland is donating 5% of their profits on September 20th, show your support by shopping!

August 2011
Please Join us for the 4th annual Eco Appetito!

June 2011
Check out photos of our 12th Annual Canoe-A-Thon and River Clean-Up!

May 2011
Join us for the 12th Annual Canoe-A-Thon and River Clean-Up- June 4th, 2011!

April 2011
Ferry Beach Ecology School Partners with competition to boost Ecology Education- The ELLMS Project

Press Release- Environmental Nonprofits Celebrate Earth Day

January 2011
Ecology School releases dates for day Camps - April Vacation, and Summer Garden & Family programs!

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Ecology Matters is our newsletter of news and views from Ferry Beach. You can download a digital copy for yourself below. If you'd like to be on our mailing list and receive a printed version, please send a note to krysta"at"fbes.org.

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Spring 2014 Newsletter
Spring 2014 Ecology Matters

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Fall 2013 Newsletter
Fall 2013 Ecology Matters

Spring 2013 Newsletter
Spring 2013 Ecology Matters

Fall 2012 Newsletter
Fall 2012 Ecology Matters

Spring 2012
Spring 2012 Ecology Matters

Fall 2011 Newsletter
Fall 2011 Ecology Matters

Spring 2011 Newsletter
Spring 2011 Ecology Matters

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Fall 2010 Ecology Matters

Eco Matters Spring 2010 photo
Spring 2010 Ecology Matters

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Fall 2009 Ecology Matters

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

Winter 2007

Winter 2006

Spring 2006

Our 230-page teaching curriculum, The ABCs of Ecology: An Educator's Guide to Learning Outside got a terrific review in the winter 2007 Green Teacher magazine. Check out our book on our store page.
ABCs of Ecology Book Cover