MDI Biological Lab Gets Boost to Recruitment Program 

Catherine Pegram

An effort to recruit new scientists to the Mount Desert Island Biological Lab is getting a big boost. Wistar Morris, a trustee of the lab, and his wife, Martha, are offering up $1 million for the program – asking other trustees to match the gift. Officials say so far they’ve collected about $450,000 dollars.The lab is trying to raise $3 million, in all, to attract new researchers.