Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls

Join us for a program featuring video, sound, stories from the field, and several dozen new images from Paul Bannick's award-winning and best-selling bird book: Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls. Paul uses intimate yet dramatic images to follow owls through the course of one year and in their distinct habitats. […]

The Real James Bond

Join us for an evening with author Jim Wright whose book, The Real James Bond, tells the story of the Philadelphia ornithologist whose name was stolen by Ian Fleming for the dashing 007. The real James Bond spent his summers in Maine his whole life. He and his uncle even wrote a field guide to […]

Lessons from Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

A citizen’s guide to helping the birds of Maine Join us to learn about the common reasons why birds are admitted to Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Freedom and what public citizens can do to help our local birds. We'll discuss the facilities and recent cases at Avian Haven. 2021 admissions included orphaned […]

Arctic Research News

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Senior Research Scientist Dr. Paty Matrai will take us on a journey to the Arctic Ocean, where her decades of field research have helped shed light on global climate change. She will help us understand how changes taking place in the Arctic Ocean can have broad impacts beyond the frozen […]

Messing Around with Birds (For Fun and Science)

Join naturalist Scott Weidensaul for a lighthearted exploration of his many avian research projects, from banding hawks and tiny saw-whet owls to studying the migration of western hummingbirds that aren't supposed to be in the east in December (but are), and snowy owls coming down from the Arctic. Best of all, learn how anyone with […]

Camera Trapping Your Wildlife Neighbors

A trail camera is a rugged, weather-proof camera that can be mounted and left in place for long periods of time. It triggers to take photos or videos when an animal passes in front of it. Janet Pesaturo, nature guide and author, will introduce trail cameras, how they work and how to set them up […]

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 […]