Policy & Advocacy

Becoming a bird-safe school

Something’s happening during recess these days at Yarmouth Elementary School. Instead of the shouts and sounds of a soccer game, there’s quiet. Groups of kids are standing, looking, listening. Yes, they’re birding!  According to Nicole Colfer, the school’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, …

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Maine Audubon Releases Guide to Habitat Restoration and Native Plantings for Solar Development

Thanks in large part to incentives put in place by Governor Mills in 2019, clean, renewable solar energy is cropping up all across Maine. From fewer than 100 MW of solar energy on the ground in Maine in 2019, there are more than 525 MW installed today. Maine is on track to meet its clean energy …

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