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Please help lynx from being trapped in Maine!

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Please help lynx from being trapped in Maine! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is receiving comments on the Maine Department of Inland Fish and Wildlife’s (DIFW) request for an Incidental Take Permit (ITP) that would allow DIFW to continue its trapping program, putting the federally threatened Canada lynx at risk. Maine Audubon strongly …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon & MHS Mark 100th Anniversary of Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release August 19, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-2330 x209 Mobile: (207) 838-0511 Maine Audubon & MHS Mark 100th Anniversary of Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon Falmouth – September 1, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of “Martha,” the last surviving Passenger Pigeon, who died in captivity …

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Support Changes to Maine’s List of Endangered and Threatened Species

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (DIFW) has proposed additions and changes to the state’s Endangered and Threatened Species list.  We need your help in supporting these additions and changes. Please attend a public hearing tonight or tomorrow night or submit written comments by August 15. Protecting species at risk in Maine is …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon and Partners Launch Fish Lead-Free Campaign

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release July 23, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-2330 x209 Mobile: (207) 838-0511   Maine Audubon and Partners Launch Fish Lead-Free Campaign Passage of 2013 Loon Protection Bill spurs two-year educational initiative Falmouth – Maine Audubon and its partners announced today the launch of the Fish Lead …

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Canoe Volunteer

Monday, July 21st, 2014

A volunteer is needed at Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center to put away canoes at the end of the day.  This position would be needed daily from 4:00pm – 5:00pm but can be based on your availability.  You can volunteer as often as a few days per week, or as little as once a month. This volunteer position is …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon’s Annual Loon Count Takes Place this Saturday, July 19

Monday, July 14th, 2014

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 14, 2013 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-2330 x209 Mobile: (207) 838-0511   Maine Audubon’s Annual Loon Count Takes Place this Saturday, July 19  Statewide – Since 1983, volunteers across the state have visited their local lakes and ponds the third Saturday in July with a …

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Turtle Volunteer

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

A volunteer is needed at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center (Falmouth) to clean our turtle, Justeen.  This position would be needed 1 to 2 times per month depending on your availability, and offers a flexible schedule any day and time of your choosing.   This job would consist of emptying her tank of water, cleaning the filter, and washing …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon Seeks Volunteers to Monitor Roads in Franklin, Oxford and Somerset Counties

Monday, June 9th, 2014

 NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 9, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-6180 x209  Maine Audubon Seeks Volunteers to Monitor Roads in Franklin, Oxford and Somerset Counties FALMOUTH – Maine Audubon seeks volunteers to survey roads in western Maine for signs of wildlife road crossings. Information collected by volunteers about where, when …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon Celebrates Members at Peony Bloom & Ice Cream Social

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release June 2, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-2330 x209 Mobile: (207) 838-0511 Maine Audubon Celebrates Members at Peony Bloom & Ice Cream Social Falmouth – Maine Audubon will hold their annual Peony Bloom & Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, June 18, from 6 to 8 pm. …

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Environmental Education Assistants

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

We are looking for teenagers (ages 14 to 18) to be Environmental Education Assistants (EEA’s) at our Maine Audubon summer programs. As an Environmental Education Assistant you will have a unique opportunity to develop leadership and skills towards creating a meaningful interaction between children and nature.  You will both assist in leading activities and games, …

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