Articles by Holly Twining

 
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TONITE! Birds To Bears At Nome

By Holly Twining on Oct. 21, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/birds-to-bears-at-nome/ Come and experience Alaska – the expanses of tundra covering the plains, hills and mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop for birding and wildlife adventures. Maine …
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Celebrating Sturgeon

By Holly Twining on Oct. 14, 2014, at 12:28 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/celebrating-sturgeon-2/ Two species of sturgeon are native to the Atlantic coast of the U.S., the shortnose sturgeon and Atlantic sturgeon. In the Gulf of Maine, both …
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Celebrating Sturgeon

By Holly Twining on Oct. 14, 2014, at 12:22 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/celebrating-sturgeon/ Two species of sturgeon are native to the Atlantic coast of the U.S., the shortnose sturgeon and Atlantic sturgeon. In the Gulf of Maine, both species …
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Keags and Kegs: Penobscot Tribal Place Names, History and Culture

By Holly Twining on Sept. 29, 2014, at 12:59 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Sea Dog Brewing Co., 26 Front Street, Bangor, ME For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/pvc/ What do Passadumkeag, Mattawamkeag, and Kenduskeag all have in common? How about Seboomook, Chesuncook, and Aroostook? Many names on the Maine map are clearly of Indian …
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Homeschool Field Trip

By Holly Twining on Sept. 29, 2014, at 12:54 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/homeschool-programming-is-back-at-fields-pond/ Perspective: Zooming in, Zooming out This year homeschool scholars ages 7-12 are invited to a daylong expedition of art and science with Lead Educator Cyndi …
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Fall Work Party

By Holly Twining on Sept. 29, 2014, at 12:46 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/fields-pond-work-party-2/ Move to action and work as a team to make improvements to the nature center and the surrounding grounds. This was rescheduled from Oct. 11. …
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Monthly Bird Walk

By Holly Twining on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:59 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/monthly-bird-walks-2/ Join experienced birders and explore the mixed habitats that surround the nature center. Each month brings different birds to the forefront. Please dress for the …
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Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

By Holly Twining on Sept. 24, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/fields-pond-book-discussion-group-field-notes-from-a-catastrophe-man-nature-and-climate-change-by-elizabeth-kolbert/ “There was a time when universe meant all there is,” writes Greene, but soon we may have to redefine that word, along with our own …
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Nature Journaling with a Sense of Wonder

By Holly Twining on Sept. 15, 2014, at 12:39 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/nature-journaling-with-a-sense-of-wonder/ Our writing journey at Fields Pond begins with meditative exercises to open our senses. We will explore the fields, forest, and shoreline for signs of …
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Mantis Yoga for Kids

By Holly Twining on Sept. 12, 2014, at 3 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Om Land Yoga, 19 Mill Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 2072990082; omlandyoga.com It’s never too …
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Nature Time for Children: Fall Session

By Holly Twining on Sept. 10, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/nature-time-for-children-fall-session-2/ The fall is a fascinating time to get outdoors and go adventuring. Preschoolers with their caregivers, come to a nature-based program with stories, movement, art …
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Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Celebration

By Holly Twining on Sept. 10, 2014, at 3:19 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/great-maine-outdoor-weekend-celebration-4/ Celebrate the coming of fall with free activities for all ages! We’ll be offering ongoing hikes, scavenger hunts, and children’s activities. Feel free to bring …
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Fall Wildflower Walk

By Holly Twining on Sept. 10, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/fall-wildflower-walk/ Join Maine Master Naturalist, Clare Cole, on an exploration of late season wildflowers. Cost: $5/member; $10/nonmember. Please register online or call 989-2591. This post was …
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Maine Junior Black Bears Live Registration

By Holly Twining on Sept. 04, 2014, at 6:38 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Sep 6: Bangor Parks and Rec. Sep 14: Alfond Arena, Sep 6: 641 Maine St.. Sep 14: University of Maine-Orono, Bangor, Orono, Maine For more information: mainejrblackbears.com/ The Maine Junior Black Bears …
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Chair Yoga

By Holly Twining on Aug. 31, 2014, at 6:58 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Om Land Yoga, 19 Mill Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 2072990082; omlandyoga.com/2014/06/chair-yoga-holly-orono/ Chair Yoga adapts …
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Hawk Watch

By Holly Twining on Aug. 28, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/hawk-watch/ Venture up to Cadillac Mountain to watch amazing migrating raptors. Get expert help identifying accipiters, buteos, and falcons. Bring binos, water, and lunch. Cost: Free. …
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Volunteers Needed for Secrets of the Forest Walks at Fields Pond Audubon Center

By Holly Twining on Aug. 27, 2014, at 4:03 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/find-us/fields-pond/ If the crisp Autumn air leaves you feeling inspired to enjoy nature as it prepares for winter’s rest then you should share that feeling. Join …
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Monthly Bird Walk

By Holly Twining on Aug. 27, 2014, at 1:22 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/monthly-bird-walks-3/ Join experienced birders and explore the mixed habitats that surround the nature center. Each month brings different birds to the forefront. Please dress for the …
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Raptor Identification

By Holly Twining on Aug. 21, 2014, at 1:11 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/raptor-identification/ With FPAC’s annual Hawk Watch right around the corner, join Doug Hitchcox, Maine Audubon Naturalist, as he prepares you for the fall migration of hawks. …
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Nighttime Paddle

By Holly Twining on Aug. 21, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/nighttime-paddle-3/ Float along the lake shore, as waning day becomes moonlit night. Loons, eagles, and herons may grace your trip. Bring your own canoe, kayak, or …
 
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