Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

November 2019

Field Trip: Sabattus Pond

November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Rescheduled - New date is Thursday, November 7. Join us for a visit to Sabattus Pond that will bring fine viewing of waterfowl, often some interesting songbirds, and typically raptors. We'll depart the Damariscotta Hannaford at 7:30 am. We typically stop at several sites around the pond to view the whole pond. Sabattus Pond is remarkable in autumn when water levels draw down, exposing extensive mud flats and large concentrations of migrating waterfowl show up. From October until freeze-up, regulars…

Find out more »

Birds, Songs, and Flowers

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Library, 55 Main St.
Camden, ME United States
+ Google Map

Join us at the Camden Public Library on November 21 at 7 pm for a conversation exploring Maine birds, their unique songs, and the native plants and flowers that can be found in each bird’s habitat. We'll explore natural history of Maine birds, the interesting connections between seasons and songs, where to find them in the landscape, and how your yard can provide bird habitat and food throughout the year. Our speaker, Gary Roberts, has volunteered as a naturalist at…

Find out more »

December 2019

Christmas Bird Count Damariscotta-Pemaquid

December 15, 2019 @ 7:15 am - 5:00 pm

*Please note* - Change of date due to weather - now on Sunday, December 15. Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, ornithologist Frank M. Chapman, an early officer in the then-nascent Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition — a "Christmas Bird Census" that would count birds during the holidays rather than hunt them. Mid-Coast Audubon proudly carries on the tradition of the Christmas Bird Count in three count circles every December. We welcome all birders for a fun and chilly…

Find out more »

Christmas Bird Count Bunker Hill

December 16, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, ornithologist Frank M. Chapman, an early officer in the then-nascent Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition — a "Christmas Bird Census" that would count birds during the holidays rather than hunt them. Mid-Coast Audubon proudly carries on the tradition of the Christmas Bird Count in three count circles every December. We welcome all birders for a fun and chilly day of birding, or from the warmth of your home as you watch your feeders.…

Find out more »

Christmas Bird Count Rockland-Thomaston

December 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Beginning on Christmas Day 1900, ornithologist Frank M. Chapman, an early officer in the then-nascent Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition — a "Christmas Bird Census" that would count birds during the holidays rather than hunt them. Mid-Coast Audubon proudly carries on the tradition of the Christmas Bird Count in three count circles every December. We welcome all birders for a fun and chilly day of birding, or from the warmth of your home as you watch your feeders.…

Find out more »

January 2020

Citizen Science in our Coastal Estuaries

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Library, 55 Main St.
Camden, ME United States
+ Google Map

*Note new time* There is a significant volunteer effort underway in the mid-coast to monitor the quality of water in our coastal rivers and estuaries. Sarah Gladu, Chair of the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance will discuss the importance of this multi-year citizen science project on Thursday, January 16 at 6:30 pm at the Camden Public Library. MCOA is an alliance of non-profits collecting water quality data from the mid-coast region, with a focus on coastal acidification and understanding the relationship…

Find out more »

Field Trip: Pemaquid Point

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pemaquid Point lighthouse, 3115 Bristol Rd
Bristol, ME 04558 United States
+ Google Map

Visiting Pemaquid Point is like going out to sea, but without a boat. The peninsula is long and relatively narrow, extending well out in the Atlantic ocean, which explains why it is such a great place for viewing seabirds. Don Reimer will lead our trip, and we'll meet at the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse parking lot in Bristol at 8:00 am. Dress warmly! From the lighthouse, Common Eiders and Black Guillemots are usually observable. Common Loons, Red-necked and Horned Grebes, and…

Find out more »

February 2020

Nelson Preserve Trail Cleanup Workday

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the beautiful Nelson Preserve in Friendship, ME for a day of trail clearing! Flex your muscles, count your steps, exercise with a purpose. We’ll be clearing blowdowns and branches from the trails that wend through magical mossy forest to river shores. Best enjoyed in winter when the ground is frozen and bugs not present. Bring clippers, saws, or just your bods! Snowshoes if it is snowy. See you then! WHERE: Nelson Preserve, Route 97, Friendship ME -…

Find out more »

Field Trip: South Coastal Area of Maine

February 8 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Damariscotta Hannaford, 469 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map

Join us as we focus on the Ogunquit area and north including the Cliff Walk at Marginal Way and the Cliff House resort. The Cliff House offers sweeping ocean views that make for wonderful sea birding. A footpath along the rocky shoreline near Perkins Cove offers extensive views where ducks and seabirds can be readily observed. We typically see Harlequin Ducks, Purple Sandpipers and a variety of vociferous Scoters. Dress warmly! We welcome birders of all skill levels. We will…

Find out more »
+ Export Events