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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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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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