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Rare Bird Alert June 25 – July 1

Area: State of Maine Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Tricolored Heron White-faced Ibis Baird's Sandpiper Wilson's Phalarope Lesser Black-backed Gull Royal Tern Sandwich Tern Black Skimmer White-eyed Vireo Yellow-throated Vireo Chestnut-collared Longspur York …

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2011 Loon Count Results Are Out!

As the 2012 loon count approaches (on July 21st), it's a good time to reflect back on what the count has shown us so far, over so many years, and to celebrate last year's record-high results.  If you remember back to a year ago, we had a very similar start to our spring and summer.  Lots of rain, …

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Legislative Summary Available

As we mark the end of the 2012 legislative session, here at Maine Audubon we are feeling both appreciative and uneasy. Most importantly, we are extremely grateful to everyone who participated in this session. Your engagement is critical to our efforts to protect and defend Maine's wildlife and …

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Stream Survey Crews at Work

[portfolio_slideshow] Ever wonder what happens to a brook trout when a poorly functioning culvert keeps it from moving up and down stream? Anglers know fish need to move - between spawning, nursery, feeding, and cold water summer refuges - to survive and grow. But about 40% of our culverts are fish …

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Rain and More Rain Make for Soggy Loon Nests

As I watch the rain bucketing down outside, the phone is ringing off the hook with calls from anxious people watching their local loon nests slowly sink under rising lake water.  Water levels already jumped 10 inches or more last week, and it looks like we have another few days ahead with …

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Rare Bird Alert June 18–24

Area: State of Maine Compilers: Doug Hitchcox Noteworthy Species Mentioned: Tricolored Heron White-faced Ibis Sandhill Crane Little Gull Black-backed Woodpecker Fork-tailed Flycatcher White-eyed Vireo Bicknell's Thrush Chestnut-collared Longspur Red Crossbill York County A white-eyed …

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Fishin’ with a Mission in Rangeley

Maine Audubon's Brook Trout Pond Survey Coordinator, Amanda Moeser joined Jeff Reardon of Trout Unlimited in Rangeley this past weekend for the annual Fly Fishing in Maine Conclave. They are recruiting anglers to survey ponds in the Rangeley area for brook trout, part of a larger effort to identify …

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Peony Social Photos

Many visitors enjoyed the gardens, the wildlife, Toots Ice Cream, listened to nice music by Flight 317, and, a lucky handful won a door prize heirloom peony plant presented by Sam Ladd, President of People's United Bank  Southern Maine who generously sponsored this event. Most of all, thanks to the …

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Hike & Bike for MaineShare!

Join us at this year's Hike & Bike, MaineShare's only annual fundraising event » Did you know Maine Audubon is a member of MaineShare, an organization that raises money through workplace giving campaigns? Support for MaineShare is support for Maine Audubon! Join us for the 5th year of …

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