Articles by Gudrun Keszöcze

 
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Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Oct. 13, 2015, at 9:59 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road, Alton, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Last paddle this season! Canoes, paddles and life jackets are available or BYO. Meet at Gate 3. Reservation and cancellation requested by October 24 call 394-2171. Bring …
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Halloween at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Oct. 13, 2015, at 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1), Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Join us for the afternoon, 1-4 pm, for fall ‘animal art’, preparing and raising a share-crow made from natural materials, bobbing for …
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Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Sept. 22, 2015, at 7:57 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road, Alton, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Canoes, paddles and life jackets are available or BYO. Meet at Gate 3. Reservation and cancellation requested by September 25 call 394-2171. Bring a flashlight. Suggested donations …
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Guided Afternoon Paddle

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Aug. 15, 2015, at 10:32 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Paddle Pushaw Stream and learn about the importance of this local resource.Story continues below advertisement. Canoes & equipment provided or BYO. For reservations call …
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Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Aug. 05, 2015, at 3:41 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Experience the sound and shadows of the evening, and watch the moon light sparkle on Pushaw Stream. Canoes & equipment provided or BYO. Meet …
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Guided Afternoon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Aug. 05, 2015, at 3:39 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Paddle Pushaw Stream and learn about the importance of this local resource.Story continues below advertisement. Canoes & equipment provided or BYO. For reservations call …
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Family Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 29, 2015, at 5:07 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1, Route 43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Old Town – Join us for the annual summer fun at the Refuge on SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015 from 10:30 …
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Hands-on Science – 2-part program: Micro-organisms & Aquatic Insects – August 5 & 12, 2015

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 29, 2015, at 5:02 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1, Route 43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Old Town – Hirundo Wildlife Refuge invites children to investigate the world of water. We will collect pond water samples …
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Guided Afternoon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 29, 2015, at 4:52 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Observe wildlife in, on and along Pushaw Streams, during this afternoon paddle. Canoes and equipment provided or bring you own. Story continues below advertisement. …
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Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 20, 2015, at 6:33 p.m.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Share a quiet evening on Pushaw Stream with Gudrun Keszöcze and resident beavers, muskrats and otters. Meet at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 3 in …
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Sunday afternoon paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 20, 2015, at 6:28 p.m.
Sunday, July 26, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Old Town, 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. Story continues below advertisement. …
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Explore Local Environments Series, Part IV -

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 02, 2015, at 6:39 p.m.
Saturday, July 11, 2015 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Maine Forest & Logging Museum at Leonard’s Mills, Government Road, Bradley, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Bradley – Starting at the batteau launch at Leonard’s Mills we travel on Blackman Stream toward Chemo Pond. Along the way, we look …
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Micro-organisms & Aquatic Insects – Hands-on Science

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 01, 2015, at 4:27 p.m.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1, Route 43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Micro-organisms & Aquatic Insects – a hands-on scientific program July 22 & July 29, 2015 at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge with …
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“Pushaw to Penobscot – A Paddle through Time” – Canoe Trip with cultural and ecological focus

By Gudrun Keszöcze on July 01, 2015, at 4:09 p.m.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1, Route 43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Join Bucky Owen and John Bear Mitchell on July 18 (rain date July 19), to form a flotilla of six …
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Hirundo Wildlife Refuge receives Maine-native American chestnut trees

By Gudrun Keszöcze on June 17, 2015, at 5:38 p.m.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1, Route 43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org ALTON-OLD TOWN — The Maine Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation has chosen Hirundo Wildlife Refuge as site to plant …
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Father’s Day Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on May 26, 2015, at 8:44 p.m.
Sunday, June 21, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road (Gate 3), Alton , Maine For more information: 207-391-2171; hirundomaine.org A great way to spend Sunday afternoon honoring the father in your life. Bucky Owen, Wildlife Ecologist will guide the group on this outing. …
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Exploring Local Environments Series, Part III – Fields Pond

By Gudrun Keszöcze on May 26, 2015, at 8:37 p.m.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden , Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/category/fields-pond/ Enjoy three diverse habitats in kayaks or canoes at Fields Pond, Hirundo, and Sunkhaze. Fields Pond birding with Holly Twining. Members: $5.00 – Non-members: $10.00Story continues …
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Explore Local Environments Series, Part II – Sunkhaze Stream Paddle with Danielle D’Auria

By Gudrun Keszöcze on May 26, 2015, at 7:40 p.m.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Milford , Milford, Maine For more information: 207-745-0676; fws.gov/refuge/sunkhaze_meadows/ Meet Danielle at Milford on the Run Gas station at 12 Main St Milford. This trip is limited to 10 boats, bring your own. Reservation requested …
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Early Riser Canoeing – Wildlife Observation

By Gudrun Keszöcze on May 26, 2015, at 7:11 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Route 43, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Begin the day on the quiet water of Pushaw Stream listing to the bird’s morning calls and watch for otter, mink, muskrat, beaver, deer and …
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“Breathe in Spring”- Introduction to Qui Gong at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

By Gudrun Keszöcze on May 26, 2015, at 3:52 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1 Route 43, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Qi-Gong is ancient Chinese internal Martial Art form, Qi(ki) means Energy, Gong means Study or Cultivation, as together it is Study of energy. This simple …