All About Corvids

Please join Mid-Coast Audubon and Maine Audubon for activities this summer in collaboration with Harbor Square Gallery’s exhibit, “Flight Risk: Fine Art for the Birds.” Mid-Coast Audubon board member, author/birder, Don Reimer, will present a photographic celebration of Maine’s corvids—five intriguing members of the crow family. The talk will focus on corvid biology and behavior, […]

Ornitherapy: Watching birds, not only fun, but good for you!

Learn why getting your daily dose of Ornitherapy is just what the doctor ordered. We’re pushed and pulled in many directions, no matter our age. If we allow birds and nature to slow us down, we are practicing “selfcare”. Research shows that exposure to nature actively reduces stress, depression, and anxiety, while helping build a […]

Seabird Conservation in Maine and Beyond

Camden Library 55 Main St., Camden, ME, United States

Audubon Seabird Institute is known for its ground-breaking work with seabird restoration, beginning with the restoration of Atlantic Puffins on Eastern Egg Rock in Maine. Using decoys and sounds to create the impression and attractive qualities of a real colony, these social attraction tools have become important in a wide variety of conservation projects. Based […]

The Clarity of Birds

Camden Library 55 Main St., Camden, ME, United States

Local poet and photographer Betsy Headley will share work from her most recent book, The Clarity of Birds. The book features Headley’s images interwoven with her thoughts on beauty and brutality, compassion and aging, and wisdom and wildlife. Of the book, poet Barbaría María has written: “The reverence of years engaged in following birds with […]

Climate Change and Maine’s Ski Industry

Our ski resorts may be adjusting to local climate change, but much is still left to be lost. Dr. Elizabeth Burakowski explores the effects of a changing climate on the ski industry and the future outlook of winter in the United States. Join us online via Zoom on January 19 at 6 pm for this […]

Access Birding

Easy Ways to Increase Access and Inclusion for Disabled Birders We can get so much out of birding: a fun activity to enjoy, a sense of community, the therapeutic benefits from time spent in nature… Unfortunately, there are barriers to birding and the outdoors that many people with various access challenges experience. The good news […]

Rare Birds of Maine

Camden Library 55 Main St., Camden, ME, United States

Maine ornithologist and advanced bird identifier, Louis Bevier, will join us in person at the Camden Public Library on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 pm (you can also watch it via Zoom - see below). Louis will talk about some of the exciting rarities that have occurred in Maine, how to identify them, and how […]

Conservation Through the Lens – The Journey of a Nomad

Join us to take a look into nature through the lens of Josiah Patrick, a nature photographer, guide and budding naturalist based in Tampa, Florida. "I am passionate about conservation of the natural world," says Josiah. "I travel the world photographing birds and animals using my images to create conversation about the importance of community and […]

Birding and Culture in Guatemala

Doug Hitchcox Maine Audubon's Staff Naturalist, Doug Hitchcox, will give a lively visual presentation about a trip he and 12 Audubon members took to Guatemala, a birding paradise, in March 2023. This travelogue will follow the group's travels day by day, highlighting the amazing birds, delicious food, and stunning vistas, as well as the incredible […]