Articles by Lou Morin

 

Bar Harbor / Gulf of Maine Pelagic Birding Trip with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:32 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Bar Harbor Whale Watching Tours, 1 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/bar-harbor-pelagic-trip/ Maine Audubon’s annual fall pelagic trip out of Bar Harbor has long been a must-do outing for the region’s …

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Celebration at Fields Pond Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:27 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: Holly Twining; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/great-maine-outdoor-weekend-celebration/ Help the Fields Pond Audubon Center staff celebrate the coming of fall with free activities for all ages! We’ll be offering naturalist …

Wildlife and Nature Photography Workshop with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:24 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/wildlife-nature-photography-workshop/ Join wildlife photographer Andy Anderson at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth to learn basic to advanced nature & wildlife photography techniques. …

Maine Birds in Their Habitats: Connections Through the Lens

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:19 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/speaker-series-maine-birds-in-their-habitats-connections-through-the-lens/ John Rivers spends a lot of time outdoors waiting for the few brief seconds that the birds appear through his …

Harvest Moon Canoe with Maine Audubon (Fields Pond in Holden)

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:12 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: Holly Twining; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/harvest-moon-canoe/ Float along the lake shore as waning day becomes moonlit night. Loons, eagles, and bats may grace your trip. Bring your own …

The Nature of Maine: Seashores and Coastal Forests of Acadia

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:09 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 7:07 p.m. to 7:07 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: Holly Twining; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/the-nature-of-maine-seashores-and-coastal-forests-of-acadia/ Join us for The Nature of Maine, an exciting new series of field trips that explore Maine’s natural history through hands-on explorations! …

Moose Rut Weekend with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:05 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Claybrook Mountain Lodge, 61 Howard Hill Road, New Portland, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/moose-rut-weekend/ Join fellow moose lovers for a unique weekend of moose stalking in the northern forest. In rut (breeding season) and …

Birding on Monhegan Island with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 3:01 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Monhegan Boat Line, Port Clyde Road, Port Clyde, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/birding-monhegan-island/ Located 12 miles offshore, Monhegan Island offers refuge for migrating birds moving along the coastal flyway. Late September is peak for …

Nature Time for Pre-School Children at Fields Pond Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:56 p.m.
The fall is a fascinating time to get outdoors and go adventuring. Parents with children ages 2 to 4 may come to this nature-based program filled with stories, movement, art projects and an outdoor adventure. Parents may participate, too. Be prepared to be outside nature detectives for a portion of …

Bald Eagles of Merrymeeting Bay with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:50 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch, 42 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/bald-eagles-of-merrymeeting-bay/ When Maine Audubon first began running this trip in 1969, sighting one or two eagles was all that could be …

Adventures in Trinidad & Tobago (Fields Pond Audubon Center in Holden)

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:43 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: Holly Twining; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/adventures-in-trinidad-tobago/ Jane and Gordon Russell, local naturalists, will share stories and photos of their tropical birding trip to the island nation of Trinidad …

Mushroom Workshop at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:38 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, Me For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/mushroom-workshop/ The natural history of mushrooms and their role in ecosystems will be the focus of this day’s outing. We will …

Thursday Morning Bird Walks at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:32 p.m.
Please join Maine Audubon staff naturalist Mike Windsor any Thursday morning from 7-9 a.m. for our weekly bird walk at the 60-acre Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth. In addition to our feathered friends, we’ll be on the lookout for other plants and animals. All ages and abilities are welcome. …

Yoga each Wednesday morning at Fields Pond Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:27 p.m.
Join us each Wednesday morning from 10-11 a.m. at the Fields Pond Audubon Center to stretch, energize and relax. This weekly yoga class is open to all levels. You’ll enjoy the gorgeous views from the windows. Your leader will be Holly Twining, Maine Audubon naturalist, certified yoga instructor. The cost …

Full Moon Canoe Tour of Scarborough Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 2:23 p.m.
Experience the sights and sounds of marsh creatures under the full moon. Watch for black-crowned night heron along the bank or snowy egret flying back to a nearby island for the evening. We may even see a harbor seal or a muskrat playing in the water. Please arrive no later …

Moonlight Canoeing at Fields Pond Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:44 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: Holly Twining; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/moonlight-canoeing-4/ Float along the lake shore as waning day becomes moonlit night. Bring your own canoe / kayak or rent one of our …

Summer Wildflower Walk at Scarborough Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:38 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME For more information: Linda Woodard; (207) 883-5100; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/summer-wildflower-walk-2/ Open your eyes to the colors of the summer and explore with naturalist Gary Roberts the many varieties of flowering plants found in …

Shore Explore at Fields Pond Audubon center in Holden

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:35 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: Matt Dubel; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/shore-explore-2/ Bring the family to Fields Pond in Holden and join this search for life at the edges of our ponds and streams. …

Nature Art at Scarborough Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME For more information: Linda Woodard; (207) 883-5100; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/nature-art-via-the-marsh/ Through various art forms we will discover some of the secrets of the marsh. Children of ages 6 to 10 will explore the …

Summer Day Camp: Secrets of the Wild at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:26 p.m.
In this one-week session for 6 to 7 year olds, campers will roll over logs and explore inside tree cavities and discover the mysteries of wildlife living at the sanctuary. This 5-day camp runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each weekday beginning Monday, August 20. Preregistration is necessary. The …
 
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