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Mid-March Sightings of Things with Scaled Wings

With temperatures going above 60ºF on this Friday afternoon, it wasn't much of a surprise to see insect activity from outside my office window. A quick walk outside produced a couple fun lepidopteran finds (Lepidoptera being the "scale-winged" order of insects that include butterflies and …

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Celebrating 100 years!

On March 2, 1922, in Portland, the temperature reached a high of 23 degrees, with an overnight low of 16. About 3.7 inches of “snow, ice pellets, hail” fell that day, and at the observed time, there were 24 inches of snow, ice pellets, hail, or ice already on the ground. Wintry weather did not stop …

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Brush with Nature Returns in Summer 2022

Brush with Nature: Plein Air Event and Art Auction 2022 Maine Audubon is pleased to announce the return of Brush with Nature: Plein Air Event and Art Auction. We are inviting plein air painters to be inspired by nature at our sanctuaries and create art outdoors to engage visitors in the artistic …

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