Articles by Holly Twining

 
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Summertime Work Party

By Holly Twining on June 11, 2014, at 4:40 p.m.
Saturday, June 28, 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-3/ Move to action and work as a team to make improvements to our beloved building and grounds. Cyndi Kuhn, Lead Educator, will be on hand …
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Sparrow Tour

By Holly Twining on June 11, 2014, at 4:33 p.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/sparrow-tour-2/ Need help improving your sparrow identification skills? Join us for a tour of Orono Bog, Prospect, and Frankfort, visiting the bog, Mendall Marsh, and nearby …
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Gannett

Nature Photography: Capturing Wildlife

By Holly Twining on June 01, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
Saturday, June 14, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/nature-photography-capturing-wildlife/ Welcome back award winning nature photographer and instructor Andy Anderson. His goal is to help improve your photographic techniques. Learn how to get great shots …
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Birdathon Celebration Dinner

By Holly Twining on June 01, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
Sponsors and birders alike are welcome to this rollicking potluck dinner. Come with a dish and birding stories! Or, come with a dish and listen to birding stories. Some of the teams put on skits. Winning teams will be announced. All ages welcome. Friday, June 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Location: Fields …
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Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death by Bernd Heinrich

By Holly Twining on June 01, 2014, at 11:56 a.m.
How does the animal world deal with death? And what ecological and spiritual lessons can we learn from examining this? Life Everlasting is the fruit of those investigations, illuminating what happens to animals great and small after death. Location: Bangor Public Library Thursday, June 12, 6:30 p.m. Leader: Joyce Rumery …
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Nighttime Paddle

By Holly Twining on June 01, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/nighttime-paddle/ Float along the lake shore, as waning day becomes moonlit night. Loons, eagles, and herons may grace your trip. Cost: $5. $5 rental canoe with …
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Monthly Bird Walks

By Holly Twining on June 01, 2014, at 11:47 a.m.
Saturday, June 7, 2014 7 a.m. to 8:30 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 will bring different birds to the forefront. Please wear appropriate …
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Mantis Yoga

By Holly Twining on June 01, 2014, at 7:17 a.m.
Monday, June 2, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday, June 9, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday, June 16, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday, June 23, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday, June 30, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Om Land Yoga, 19 Mill Street, Orono, Maine …
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Wild Edibles

By Holly Twining on May 14, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/wild-edibles/ Join Orono’s plant guru, Claire Ackroyd, on an outdoor adventure in search of edibles. We may even find something to cook up and eat at …
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Painting in the Woods

By Holly Twining on May 13, 2014, at 12:50 p.m.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/painting-in-the-woods/ Join our featured artist, Michael Shyka, for an artistic adventure in the woods. Michael will take participants out to one of his favorite locations and …
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Digital Birding

By Holly Twining on May 13, 2014, at 12:46 p.m.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/digital-birding/ Join Maine Audubon staff naturalist, Doug Hitchcox, as he eases you into the digital age. Learn to explore why field notebooks have turned into eBird …
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Mantis Yoga

By Holly Twining on May 13, 2014, at 12:38 p.m.
Come and join in the fun animal/insect inspired yoga class for children! Enjoy yoga postures, creative movement, and games. Mantis Yoga is inspired by Color Me Yoga for which Holly is a certified foundations instructor. For children of all ages: parents can choose to participate with or drop off their …
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Come work with us!

Fields Pond Work Party

By Holly Twining on May 05, 2014, at 2:32 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 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-3/ Let’s move to action and make improvements to our beloved building and grounds. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome to join us to chip away …
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Lovely Florida

Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine Audubon Annual Membership Meeting: Birding South Florida and the Everglades

By Holly Twining on May 05, 2014, at 2:26 p.m.
Friday, May 16, 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/pvc/ Come see a gorgeous slideshow on South Florida and Everglades National Park, a paradise for birders and nature photographers. In 2013, Sandi and Bob Duchesne …
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the beauty of Fields Pond

Moonlight Canoeing

By Holly Twining on May 05, 2014, at 1 p.m.
Monday, May 12, 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/moonlight-canoeing-9/ Paddle around Fields Pond island and out to the “red bridge”, as waning day becomes moonlit night. Loons, eagles, and herons may grace your trip. …
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Come join us to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day!

Spring Fest

By Holly Twining on May 05, 2014, at 12:54 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/spring-fest-3/ Join our celebration of International Migratory Bird Day and the arrival of spring. This year’s activities include bird walks, a children’s activity area, music, and …
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come and enjoy yoga & nature!

Om Land Yoga in Nature

By Holly Twining on May 02, 2014, at 2:04 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/om-land-yoga-in-nature-3/​ Gather at the nature center for a half-day of yoga explorations with Om Land Yoga ​​instructors. We’ll also get outside and enjoy a nature walk. …
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Naturalists in Training

Maine Master Naturalists’ Capstone Presentations

By Holly Twining on April 29, 2014, at 2:50 p.m.
Come out to the nature center to hear what projects the Maine Master Naturalists in training have been working on. This is sure to be a stimulating event inviting you to engage your mind, your heart, and your curiosity about nature. Tuesday, May 13, 6:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon …
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Catch the good vibes at this terrific yoga and nature workshop

Om Land Yoga in Nature

By Holly Twining on April 29, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.
Gather at the nature center for a half-day of yoga explorations with Om Land Yoga instructors, Holly, Isis & Christine. We’ll also get outside and enjoy a nature walk. Healthy food will be shared. Beginners are welcome! Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, …
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replacing the frog pond dock

Fields Pond Work Party

By Holly Twining on April 29, 2014, at 2:33 p.m.
Let’s move to action and make improvements to our beloved building and grounds. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome to join us to chip away at our ‘to do’ list. Cyndi Kuhn, Lead Educator, and Trudi Plummer of the Maine Discovery Museum, will be on hand to move both adults …
 
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