Wildlife Refuge to show film on marine monuments Aug. 28

Aug 15, 2019
Courtesy of: Tadem Stills & Motion Inc. A scene from one of the U.S.' four Pacific Marine Monuments.

Rockland — Learn about Marine National Monuments Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. This presentation will feature the film "Living Monuments," which showcases the country’s five remote Marine National Monuments — Rose Atoll, Papahanaumokuakea, Marianas Trench, Pacific Remote Islands, all in the Pacific Ocean; and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, the only one in the Atlantic Ocean.

In addition to the film, Brian Benedict, superintendent for the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, will provide an update on recent highlights at this Marine Monument and give an overview of the four live-streamed dives upcoming with the Okeanos Explorer Expedition in September. For more information, call 594-0600, ext. 5.

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