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Marquette Maritime Museum Great Duck Island Presentation

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette MI

Aug 23 2017
Marquette Maritime Museum Great Duck Island Presentation

Brenna Womer, NMU graduate student and Assistant Manager of the Marquette Maritime Museum, will present a program on her 10 days living on Great Duck Island in the Gulf of Maine.

Great Duck Island (GDI) is located in the Gulf of Maine and is part of a group of islands that make up the “town” of Frenchboro. Most of GDI is owned by College of the Atlantic (COA), a private institution in Bar Harbor where all students major in Human Ecology. During the summer months, a handful of COA students particularly interested in ornithology live in the old Coast Guard station on GDI where they tag and track the herring and black-backed gull, guillamont, and eider duck populations on the island, as well as count and monitor the birds’ nests, eggs, and chicks as they develop each

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Marquette Maritime Museum

Location: 300 Lakeshore Blvd, Mailing: PO Box 1096, Marquette, MI 49855


A few parking spaces located next to the city Waterworks building and Museum on Lakeshore. Parking lot is located behind Museum on lakeside.

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