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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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Action Alert: Help Shape What’s Next for Solar In Maine!

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Last week, a diverse group of Maine businesses and organizations, including Maine Audubon, petitioned the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC), requesting they not make any changes to net metering. Net metering is the simple, effective mechanism used here in Maine — and most other states — to give solar customers credit on their electricity bills for power they provide …

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Celebrating the Start of Summer

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

It finally feels like summer here at Gilsland Farm and everything is green and blooming.  Buds are just starting to emerge in our formal peony garden, right on schedule so they will hopefully be near peak flower for our Peony Bloom and Ice Cream Social on June 15. The Peony Bloom and Ice Cream Social …

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Action Alert: Explore What Comes Next for Solar In Maine

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Join us for a series of forums around the state that will help answer your questions and explore what comes next for solar in Maine. The series, entitled The Future of Solar in Maine, will bring leading voices on the issue to communities across the state. Forums are planned for: Waterville: Thursday, June 23 Bangor: Tuesday, June 28 Rockport: Tuesday, …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Celebrate the Start of Summer at Maine Audubon’s Peony Bloom and Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release May 31, 2016 Contact: Leslie Taylor, Media Manager [email protected] 207-781-2330 x276 mobile: 347-225-1510 FALMOUTH – On Wednesday, June 15, Maine Audubon will host their annual Peony Bloom & Ice Cream social, a celebration of the organization’s Peony Circle of Friends, dedicated members, donors and volunteers who have supported Maine Audubon with …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Citizen Scientists Needed to Help Watch for Wildlife on the Road

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release May 24, 2016 Contact: Leslie Taylor, Media Manager [email protected] 207-781-2330 x276 mobile: 347-225-1510 FALMOUTH – Maine Audubon is looking for volunteers to survey roads in Maine for signs of animal road crossings. Now that the weather has warmed up, many animals are likely to be spotted on or near Maine …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon names Jeremy Cluchey as Director of Communications & Marketing

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release May 18, 2016 Contact: Leslie Taylor, Media Manager [email protected] 207-781-2330 x276 mobile: 347-225-1510 Today Maine Audubon announced that Jeremy Cluchey will be joining the team as Director of Communications & Marketing. A Maine native, Cluchey brings over a decade of strategic communications and management experience spanning the public, private, and …

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Conferences and Collaborative Ventures

Monday, May 9th, 2016

April marks spring, a time for large migrations of birds and a time of change for plants. But spring is also is a key time for bringing people together for conferences and collaborative ventures. In early April I spoke at Colby College at a wonderful conference on Community, Culture and Conservation. Over the years, the Environmental Studies Program at …

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