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In the Community – Week of September 1

Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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Video: Rescued Osprey Released Back to the Wild – After being rescued from a smoldering nest this fledgling, in full health thanks to Avian Haven, Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center was set free to catch his own alewives.
Read about this and see the video at Bangor Daily News »

‘Global Impact’:  An Art Exhibition and Exploration of Climate Change in Maine – An exhibit showing September 6 – 29 at The Gallery at Harmon’s and Barton’s 584 Congress Street. View their flyer for more details and special events »

Veazie Dam Removal Update – The fishway has been demolished and the coffer dam removed. Check out this update [pdf] and see a time lapse video of the coffer dam removal.

Shore Birds Everywhere! – The heron, egrets and more are filling the pannes and low tide areas across the region. Avid photographer Bill Bunn took this photo of one such gathering at Scarborough Marsh

EARTHFLIGHT – Episode One: North America What would it be like to see the world from a bird’s perspective? To experience riding on the backs of bald eagles and snow geese or flying alongside a flock of brown pelicans as they scan and dive for fish in the ocean below. State-of-the-art technology and sophisticated camera techniques have now made it possible to do just that and more as EARTHFLIGHT, A Nature Special Presentation takes viewers on a breathtaking aerial adventure over six continents. Watch the first episode online or check MPBN’s schedule for future air times.


At our three Maine Audubon Centers we hold many different types of events for all ages, yet there are topics, trips and other activities in Maine we think are worthy of your attention as well.