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“.
Field Trip: Florida Lake, Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 8:00am – 12:00pm
While small by state standards, this undeveloped pond is Freeport’s largest freshwater body. It provides prime waterfowl and wading bird habitat and a stopover point for may migratory species. The area is a rich mix of forested woodlands, seasonally flooded shrub-swamps and aquatic vegetation.
Meet at Hannaford’s, 35 Elm Street, Brunswick, at 7:30 to carpool or at Florida Lake, Route 125, Freeport at 8:00 am. For more information contact Ted Allen at (207) 729-8661.
Program: Austrialia-Birds and More,Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick [map]
23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick
Experience Australia as Marie Jordan shares her travel and birding experiences around Cairns, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Enjoy Australia’s beautiful and unique birds – Honeyeaters, Parrots, Kingfishers and Kookaburras – along with beautiful scenery, Aborigine rock paintings at Kakadua National Park, and the haunting sound of the didgeridoo.
Refreshments. Free and open to the public. For more information contact: Ted Allen – 207-729-8661.
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MMAS annually offers three residential ecology camp opportunities – Hog Island Camp, The Maine Conservation Schools at Bryant Pond Forest and Tanglewood 4-H Camp.
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Board Meetings, unless noted, are hosted by Ted Allen, held at 7:00 pm and open to the public. For directions, please contact us.
- April 1
- May 6, Hosted by Chuck Huntington.Directions 725-5657.