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“.
The 224 acre Viles Arboretum provides a variety of habitats for the observation of many kinds of late migrants as well as resident birds. Join Merrymeeting Audubon for this late fall outing. Meet at Brunswick Hannafords’ at 7:30 am or at the Arboretum at 8:15 am. For more information contact Ted Allen at 207-729-8661
Lindsay Tudor, Maine IF&W, will discuss shorebird life history, current status, threats and impacts and the important role Maine plays for many shorebird species. She will summarize current studies of local movements and duration of stay based on studies conducted by Maine Inland Fish and Wildlife, the University of Maine, the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge and the Biodiversity Research Institute.
Lindsay Tudor is responsible for thee designation of shorebird Significant Wildlife Habitats under the Maine Natural Resources Protection Act and the designation of Essential Habitat for Piping Plover and Least Tern under the Maine Endangered Species Act.
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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. Learn More →
Board Meetings, unless noted, are hosted by Ted Allen, held at 7:00 pm and open to the public. For directions, please contact us.