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MEDIA RELEASE: Maine Audubon and CMP Cut Ribbon on New Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Monday, September 26th, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release September 26, 2016 Contact: Jeremy Cluchey, Director of Communications [email protected] 207-781-2330 x222 Maine Audubon Executive Director Ole Amundsen III and Central Maine Power Company (CMP) President and CEO Sara J. Burns cut the ribbon on a new electric vehicle charging station at Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm headquarters in Falmouth today. …

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Conservation & GIS Manager

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Location: Falmouth, Maine Department: Conservation Immediate Supervisor: Sally Stockwell, Director of Conservation Purpose of the Position: Lead the organization’s conservation projects that focus on conserving, restoring, and reconnecting high value wildlife habitats in Maine and across the region, and engage other professionals and the public in activities that support this work. Work closely with other …

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Help the Brook Trout Survey Reach Its 2016 Goal!

Monday, September 19th, 2016

The Brook Trout Survey Project needs your help. We still need adventurous anglers to explore 25 new ponds from our survey list before the end of September. The Brook Trout Survey Project recruits volunteer anglers to identify previously undocumented wild brook trout populations in remote Maine ponds. Maine brook trout are a special resource, and we need to know where …

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Action Alert: They’re Back! Help Us Defeat Weak Mining Rules!

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Even though Maine’s Legislature has twice overwhelmingly defeated bad mining rules that would have allowed dangerous mines near some of our state’s most treasured places, the mining rules are back. Let the Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) know you oppose the proposed  weak mining rules by testifying at a public hearing next Thursday or by emailing them [email protected] Board …

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Confidence and Optimism in Northern Maine

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Maine Audubon supported the creation of the the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument because of the area’s value as wildlife habitat and the important role that it plays in providing corridors for wildlife movement. In August, I was fortunate enough to attend the monument’s opening celebration. The National Park Service has already opened an office in downtown Millinocket, complete with park rangers handing out …

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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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