Articles by Gudrun Keszoecze

 
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Guided afternoon paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on Aug. 08, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Rd., Old Town, Maine For more information: hirundomaine.org ALTON, Maine —  Take the path of the alewives, find your way past beaver lodges, turtles, muskrats, Great blue herons to the new fish ladder at Pushaw …
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Family Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on Aug. 04, 2014, at 10:32 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Hudson Road (Rt.43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Hirundo Wildlife Refuge hosts its annual summer Family Day on Sunday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is open to …
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Eavesdropping on local bats at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 29, 2014, at 8:22 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Hudson Road (Rt.43), Old Town, ME For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org How do you listen to a bat? Bat sounds are generally at high frequencies undetectable to humans. Katelin Craven has a way to make …
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Guided Afternoon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 15, 2014, at 5:33 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , ME For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Have you explored Pushaw Stream before? Why not bring the family for an afternoon paddle? We have the equipment, if you have the time. …
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Full-moon Supermoon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 15, 2014, at 5:24 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , ME For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Supermoon ?! Celebrate with us this second of the three ‘Supermoons’ this summer. Peak at a very close moon rising above the wetlands and …
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Guided Afternoon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 15, 2014, at 5:19 p.m.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 2 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Help us find the elusive Moos Animal. It lives underwater, can be a large as 2 m (78 inches) in diameter and is gelatinous …
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Paddle half-way to the North Pole at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 15, 2014, at 5:13 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , ME For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Join up with others to see what happens when you cross the 45th parallel at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Along the way, observe birds, forest …
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Guided Afternoon Paddle

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 14, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
Sunday, July 20, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , ME For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Afternoon paddle along Pushaw Stream at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. During the relaxing paddle through the Hirundo’s unique ecosystem, you will learn about the great …
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Supermoon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 08, 2014, at 12:22 p.m.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Supermoon ?! First of three Full-moon Supermoon Paddles. Peak at a very close moon rising above the wetlands and relax after a busy day …
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“Afternoon on the Water” at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 30, 2014, at 5 p.m.
Sunday, July 13, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Guided canoe trip for families and individuals through the unique ecosystem of the Refuge. Canoes, paddles and life jackets are available or BYO. Reservation …
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Guided Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 23, 2014, at 5:05 p.m.
Sunday, July 6, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Summer Ecology Program: The Moss animals of Pushaw and Dead Stream. We are looking for established colonies to begin the moss animal monitoring project. …
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Explore Pushaw Stream – Guided Canoe Tour at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 16, 2014, at 5:22 p.m.
Sunday, June 22, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Explore the waters of Pushaw and Dead Streams during this afternoon paddle. Canoes and equipment provided or bring you own. Reservation and cancellation requested …
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Birding and Wildlife Viewing by Canoe – Sunhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 16, 2014, at 5:02 p.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Sunhaze Meadows Federal Wildife Refuge, Stud Mill Road, Milford , Maine For more information: 207-745-0676.; sunkhaze.org/ Join Danielle D’Auria, biologist with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, on a paddle to the heart of the Sunkhaze refuge in search …
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“Useful plants underfoot” – Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 09, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
Sunday, June 29, 2014 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Hudson Road (Rt.43), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Learn how to identify, collect and use some of the plants around you, with Hirundo Naturalist Gudrun Keszöcze. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter. …
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Father’s Day Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 06, 2014, at 10:48 p.m.
Sunday, June 15, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2072171; hirundomaine.org Are you looking for a special adventure for Dad? Sign up for our annual Father’s Day Paddle to celebrate this special person in your …
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Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 06, 2014, at 10:44 p.m.
Friday, June 13, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Enjoy the sounds and serenity of the evening. In our last full moon paddle we had an unexpected close encounter with one of the …
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“Local Bats” at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on June 02, 2014, at 6:37 p.m.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Rt 43, Gate 1, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-944-9259; hirundomaine.org Old Town – Katelin Craven will talk about bat ecology, Maine species, and the challenges of white-nose syndrome threatening Maine’s bat population. June 5, 7-8:30 …
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Birding by Canoe at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on May 19, 2014, at 1:32 p.m.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 207-944-9259; hirundomaine.org Hirundo Wildlife Refuge and Maine Audubon offer a morning paddle along Floodplain forests and sedge meadows bordering Pushaw and Dead Streams. Recent sightings included …
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Local FrogWatch USA Chapter forming

By Gudrun Keszoecze on May 05, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Hudson Road (Rt.43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2079449249; hirundomaine.org Do You Love Frogs? Want to Take Care of them and Help them? Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is looking for volunteers to form the Lower …
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Spring Spruce Up – Trail Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszoecze on May 05, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Hudson Road (Rt.43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2079449249; hirundomaine.org Bring a friend, lunch, clippers, pruners and/or lopping shears if you have them, and dress for the weather. Enjoy the day at Hirundo with …
 
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