Events & Programs: Adult


  • December
  • Cold Moon Evening Hike at Fields Pond
    • Tuesday Dec 13, 2016 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    • Fields Pond
    • Adult Members: $7.00 Child Members: $7.00
      Adult Non-members: $10.00 Child Non-members: $7.00
    • Children under 5 free

    Fields Pond Audubon Center offers guided evening hikes on our beautiful 200-acre sanctuary each full moon.  The season and moon month will dictate the particular theme for that month’s walk.

    December features the Cold Moon.

    The approaching Winter Solstice will become crystal clear as we watch the Cold Moon rise. Snowshoes will be available if needed or bring your own.

  • January
  • Winter Ecology Talk
    • Thursday Jan 12, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Gilsland Farm
    • Members: $10 - Non-members: $15

    Did you ever wonder what happens to Maine’s wildlife in winter? Doug Hitchcox, staff naturalist for Maine Audubon, will explain the mystery of wildlife winter survival mechanisms and share some compelling stories.

  • Guided Full Moon Snowshoe
    • Friday Jan 13, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Fields Pond
    • Adult Members: $7.00 Child Members: $7.00
      Adult Non-members: $10.00 Child Non-members: $7.00
    • Children under 5 free

    Come roam the meadows and woods of Fields Pond under the light of the full Wolf Moon, followed by a hot drink back at the Center to warm up. Join us for a little exercise, natural history and great company. We have snowshoes to rent or bring your own.

  • Evening Naturalist Series: Decades of Change
    • Friday Jan 20, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Fields Pond
    • Members: $7 - Non-members: $10

    Join our staff naturalist, Doug Hitchcox, for a discussion about how Maine’s bird life has changed over the past century. Do you remember when Red-bellied Woodpeckers were rare? Or when Evening Grosbeaks used to come to your feeders by the hundreds? How about the first time you saw a cardinal or vulture in Maine? Learn about these changes and why they’ve occurred in this evening slide show and lecture.

  • February
  • Evening Naturalist Series: Birding Basics for your Great Backyard Bird Count
    • Thursday Feb 16, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Fields Pond
    • Members: $7 - Non-members: $10
    • Children under 12 free

    This is the perfect opportunity for people newly interested in birding, novices needing a refresher, and for even the ‘pros’ to learn something new. Learn how the sightings you make while out birding can contribute back to scientists on a local and global level. All participants will be prepared to participate the Great Backyard Bird Count like never before.

  • February Live Wildlife Show 2017
    • Friday Feb 24, 2017 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    • Gilsland Farm
    • Adult Members: $10 Child Members: $10
      Adult Non-members: $15 Child Non-members: $10

    Join us for our annual winter live animal show at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center!

    Our friends at Center for Wildlife will bring furry and feathered guests to Gilsland Farm so that we can get a closer look at some of the wildlife we work to protect.

    The show takes place indoors and is easily accessible for all. Our live animal shows usually sell out, so register soon. Walk-ins welcome if space remains available.

  • March
  • Evening Naturalist Series: Emerging Spring
    • Thursday Mar 16, 2017 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Members: $7.00 - Non-members: $10.00

    Learn how plants and animals are coping with winter’s final days and what signs of emerging spring are already upon us.