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Who has been chewing on our building?

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

While photographing a Sigmoid Prominent outside our Environmental Center, I noticed a series of long narrow marks along the wood siding of the building. We shared a photo of them as a quiz on our Facebook page. Do you know who made these bizarre markings? It didn’t take long before their creator returned and continued the …

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Experience Maine’s Wildlife

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Greetings, Summer is in full swing for Maine Audubon and we are hosting a variety of programs designed to help people engage with wildlife. One of the best ways to get out and experience the Maine summer is by paddling a canoe or kayak at our Scarborough Marsh facility. You can rent a boat or take …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon Names L.L. Bean Executive Andrew Beahm as New Deputy Director

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 3, 2016 Contact: Jeremy Cluchey, Director of Communications [email protected] 207-781-2330 x222 Maine Audubon is pleased to announce that Andrew Beahm will be joining the team as Deputy Director. A former Maine Audubon board member and chair who has served in various executive roles at L.L. Bean for the past …

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Action Alert: Speak Up and Protect Brook Trout Waters

Monday, July 25th, 2016

We wanted to let you know about an upcoming Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) rulemaking process that includes proposals to protect ponds identified as brook trout waters through Brook Trout Survey volunteer efforts, including proposals to add Moose Pond and Little Fowler Pond to the state’s list of “Heritage” Brook Trout Waters. We …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Volunteers Take to the Lakes for 33rd Annual Maine Audubon Loon Count

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release July 13, 2016 Contact: Leslie Taylor, Digital Media [email protected] (207) 781-2330 x276Cell: (347)225-1510 FALMOUTH, Maine  — On Saturday, July 16, Maine Audubon will conduct its 33rd annual Loon Count. Over 900 Mainers have volunteered to survey lakes and ponds across the state, collecting valuable scientific data that informs and supports conservation …

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Planting Oaks and Counting Loons

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Greetings, June was an exciting month for Maine Audubon as we hosted Doug Tallamy, the author of Bringing Nature Home – a book which has really inspired a science-based movement to plant native plants. Doug’s work as an entomologist documents in a compelling fashion how native plants support a vast array of insect live, which in turn support …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Raise Your Glass for Maine Audubon

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release Shipyard Brewing Company in partnership with the Migis Hotel Group, Fess Parker Winery, and Ice Pik Vodka are excited to announce the 2nd annual Raise Your Glass campaign benefitting Maine Audubon. During the month of July, $1.00 from every glass of Shipyard Beer, Fess Parker Wine, and Ice Pik Vodka sold at the …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon Presents Doug Tallamy on the Importance of Native Plants

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release June 21, 2016 Contact: LeslieTaylor [email protected] (207) 781-2330 x276 Cell: (347)225-1510 Maine Audubon Presents Doug Tallamy on the Importance of Native Plants In Honor of Pollinator Week, Learn to Make Your Garden Wildlife-friendly FALMOUTH – Learn how native plants attract pollinators and other wildlife at a talk by Dr. Doug Tallamy, …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Monday, June 20th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release June 20, 2016 Contact: Linda [email protected] 207-883-5100 Volunteers Needed for Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center Maine Audubon seeks help on a variety of projects in support of Maine’s largest salt marsh   SCARBOROUGH – Maine Audubon is looking for volunteers ages 14 and up to help with a variety of tasks at the Scarborough Marsh …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Penobscot River Restoration Project Celebrates Final Milestone, Reconnects River to the Sea

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release June 14, 2016 Contact: Leslie Taylor, Media [email protected] x276mobile: 347-225-1510 Penobscot River Restoration Project Celebrates Final Milestone, Reconnects River to the Sea Howland fish bypass completes collaborative effort to rebalance fisheries and hydropower on Maine’s largest river Howland, ME – Today, federal, state, local, and tribal representatives, and project partners …

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