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Maine Audubon’s mission is to conserve Maine’s wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people in education, conservation, and action. Today, that mission seems more important than ever. Our educators, scientists, advocates, and naturalists are committed to keeping you connected to the natural world as we deal with the coronavirus situation together. Check in every weekday for family activities, parent/teacher tips, backyard birding, nature exploration at our sanctuaries, and more.

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Learning Works LearningWorks: A Year of Highlights! - As the school year comes to a close, here are some highlights from our partnership with LearningWorks, an after school academic enrichment program for elementary school students. Last fall, as an environmental educator for Maine Audubon, I began visiting students at Portland’s Reiche Community School once a week for what we quickly nicknamed “Wildlife Wednesdays.” The students were excited to learn about nature and wildlife in Maine on a regular basis, and all wanted to learn more about their favorite… Continue Reading

Family Fun Connections: Every Friday, Molly Woodring, Early Childhood Education Program Manager, offers a mix of activities and open-ended prompts for outdoor and indoor nature exploration for children ages 2-5 and their families.

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Elementary Connections: On Thursdays, Catherine Griset, Maine Audubon’s K-2 Youth Programs Manager and K-5 Day Camp Director, shares resources and activities for elementary learners.

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In the Middle: Every Wednesday, David Lamon, Fields Pond Manager, posts engaging activities around environmental science focused for grades 6-8 to add to your science curriculum.

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