Established in 1970, the objective of the chapter is to foster an appreciation of our natural environment, with a focus on birds. The chapter sponsors programs, field trips and scholarships. You automatically become a member of the Merrymeeting Chapter when you join as a member of Maine Audubon and your address is within the designated membership area. As a member of our Chapter, you will all the benefits of Maine Audubon membership, and you will receive our chapter newsletter, “The Call“.

Coming Next

Field Trip: Salisbury Beach & Plum Island

Short-eared Owl by Luke Seitz

Short-eared Owl by Luke Seitz

  • Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 7:00am – 4:00pm
  • Location: from Brunswick Hannaford’s, 35 Elm St. or contact John Berry for a meeting time in Yarmouth or at Salisbury Beac

Join Merrymeeting Audubon on the search for wintering birds on this all-day outing to coastal Massachusetts.

First stop is Salisbury Beach State Park, where we will look for wintering ducks, loons and grebes, and Short-eared Owls. Iceland and Glaucous Gulls will be the target birds in Newburyport.

Then on to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island to see Snowy Owls, Snow Buntings and more waterfowl. Dress warmly and bring lunch.

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Scholarship Programs

ScholarshipsMMAS annually offers three residential ecology camp opportunities – Hog Island Camp, The Maine Conservation Schools at Bryant Pond Forest and Tanglewood 4-H Camp. Learn More →


Family Birding/Nature Program

See a video of the 2016 program at Hamilton Sanctuary and information on the 2017 program.  View and learn more

Board Meetings

Board Meetings are held most months and are open to the public.

  • Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 pm hosted by Jane Robinson, Harpswell. Directions: 883-6675
  • Tuesday, August 1, 5:00 pm hosted by Glenn Evans West Bath, Directions 443-9652