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Citizen Scientists Needed to Help Endangered Species in Maine

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release April 10, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-6180 x209 mobile: (207) 838-0511   Citizen Scientists Needed to Help Endangered Species in Maine Maine Audubon seeks “road watch” volunteers in Cumberland and York counties FALMOUTH – Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to survey roads in southern Maine for …

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Media Release: Maine Audubon Invites Community to Earth Day Film Festival

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 8, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-2330 x209 Mobile: (207) 838-0511   Maine Audubon Invites Community to Earth Day Film Festival Nonprofit partners with Appalachian Club and Maine Outdoor Film Festival Falmouth – Maine Audubon invites friends, supporters and the general public to a special …

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Rare Bird Alert – March 22-28, 2014

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Reporting Period: March 22 – 28, 2014 Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Canvasback Sandhill Crane Piping Plover Snowy Owl Bohemian Waxwing White-crowned Sparrow York County The Nubble Lighthouse in Cape Neddick continues to be reliable for SNOWY OWLS with one still being reported through this week. On the 25th, a SNOWY OWL was reported …

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Executive Director

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Job Opening: Executive Director Location: Falmouth, Maine Description: A statewide organization with 10,000 members, 8 chapters and a $2.5 million budget, Maine Audubon works to conserve Maine’s wildlife and habitat by engaging people of all ages in conservation, education, and action. It is affiliated with National Audubon.  General expectations: The Executive Director of Maine Audubon …

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Rare Bird Alert – March 8-14, 2014

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Reporting Period: March 8 – 14, 2014 Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Pacific Loon Snowy Owl Red-headed Woodpecker York County A SNOWY OWL continued to be seen at the Nubble Lighthouse in Cape Neddick as of the 11th. Another SNOWY OWL was seen at 461 Ocean Ave in Wells on the evening of the …

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Stream Barrier Assessment Crew Member

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

This is a co-funded position with Maine Audubon and the Nature Conservancy. For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 41909 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is March 14, 2014. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and 1 year’s training in science-related field or related experience in land management. Experience with …

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Web & Marketing Coordinator

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Job Opening: Web & Marketing Coordinator Department: Advancement & Communications Schedule: 24 hours per week Location: Falmouth, Maine Description Maine Audubon is a widely respected conservation organization located in Falmouth, Maine with state-wide influence. Our focus on science based research, practical solutions to complex problems and a profound respect for wildlife and wildlife habitat positions …

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Rare Bird Alert – February 22-28, 2014

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Reporting Period: February 22 – 28, 2014 Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Gadwall Killdeer American Woodcock Lesser Black-backed Gull Snowy Owl Northern Hawk Owl Red-headed Woodpecker York County A SNOWY OWL was seen perched on East Goose Rocks in Kennebunkport on the 23rd. At least 3 SNOWY OWLS continue to be reported around Biddeford …

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Rare Bird Alert – February 15-21, 2014

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Reporting Period: February 15 – 21, 2014 Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Pacific Loon American Coot Ruddy Turnstone Thick-billed Murre Snowy Owl Northern Hawk Owl Red-headed Woodpecker York County On the 15th, a THICK-BILLED MURRE was seen from The Cliff House in York, located at 591 Shore Road. A SNOWY OWL was seen at …

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Lead Environmental Educator – Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Duties of the Lead Environmental Educator position from mid-April until mid-June include: scheduling volunteers, leading nature explorations of salt-marsh ecology with school groups, and helping prepare for summer programs. Duties of this position after the school year ends, (from mid-June until late-September): greeting the public, leading canoe tours, scheduling and overseeing volunteers, and maintaining the …

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