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Summer Campers!

Summer's not over yet, and our campers are still romping around in nature, learning new ways to enjoy being outdoors, and much more. There is time to register your camper at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth, or Fields Pond in Holden. See the schedule of remaining summer camps at both Audubon centers » …

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Listen: Maine Bats Hit Hard by Deadly Fungus

Susan Sharon covered the alarming declines in Maine's bat population and the need for survey volunteers in her recent MPBN radio piece.  She talks to Acadia National Park's Bruce Connery as well as to two Mainer whose bat colonies in their garage and barn have all but disappeared.  FMI, visit Maine …

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Shoppers at Whole Foods Net $7,850 for Maine Audubon

Shoppers at Whole Foods Market in Portland helped Maine Audubon raise $7849.98 in a single day just by picking up a few items for dinner. This amount is the largest in the history of the Portland grocer's quarterly fundraiser for non-profits. Whole Foods Market sets aside a day once each quarter …

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Should I build a bat house?

With great press about the plight of Maine's bats (see recent article in the Sun Journal, and also check the MPBN website for a piece due out later this week), I've been getting lots of calls and e-mails from folks asking for advice about bat boxes.  Should they put them up?  Will they work? Where …

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