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Ink & Pine Podcast: Wind Power & Wildlife

Did you miss our community report last week about wind power and wildlife? Check out the latest installment of the Ink & Pine podcast (featuring Seth Koenig from the Bangor Daily News, Dylan Martin from The Forecaster and Dan Bodoff from Maine Digital Press) to hear an interview with wildlife …

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In Memoriam, Bos Savage

Maine Audubon recently lost one of our long time staff members, Robert "Bos" Savage. Bos started at Maine Audubon in October of 1988 as Buildings and Grounds Manager for Gilsland Farm in Falmouth and was given the additional responsibility of Land Steward for all Maine Audubon properties in the …

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Rare Bird Alert – November 9 – 15, 2013

Area: State of Maine Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Greater White-fronted Goose Cackling Goose Eurasian Wigeon Little Gull Northern Hawk Owl Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Chestnut-sided Warbler Prairie Warbler Wilson's Warbler Yellow-breasted Chat (+ Details requested by …

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In the Community – October and Bats

Bats are an important part of the ecosystem in Maine. With Halloween around the corner, it is a great time to learn about our local bats and why we should be scared for, not scared of, them. Listen: MPBN: Feds Propose Listing Bat as Endangered A species of bat native to Maine may be going on the …

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Trip Report: Bald Eagles of Merrymeeting Bay

Our 44th annual bald eagle trip on September 21, 2013 set a new record for total number (66) of bald eagles sighted! The boat was full of eager birders and the day was nice with a foggy ending, though we were told by some guests who know Southport that it always gets foggy around Southport no matter …

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