Articles by Lou Morin

 

Edible and Medicinal Plans of Scarbourgh Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:21 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME For more information: Linda Woodard; (207) 883-5100; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/edible-and-medicinal-plants/ Revive the lost art of foraging by learning to recognize common wild plants and shrubs. Participants will be able to sample some of …

Arts & Fine Crafts Show at Gilsland Farm Audubon Sanctuary

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:18 p.m.
The 16th annual juried show presents 100% handmade items by nearly 70 local artisans. A great variety of items of high quality will be on view for purchase, and, all admissions fees go to Maine Audubon. You can’t find these items in big stores. Admission is $3 for Maine Audubon …

Sandhill Cranes of Central Maine with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:12 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 8 a.m. to 4 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/sandhill-cranes/ Though primarily a bird of the Midwest and West, sandhill cranes began breeding in central Maine in 2000. This field …

Bird Monitoring at Scarborough Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 1:08 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME For more information: Linda Woodard; (207) 883-5100; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/bird-monitoring-2/ Join us at Scarborough Marsh for a marsh-wide survey of birds to document the numbers of individuals and species. Timed to catch the …

Stargazing at Fields Pond in Holden with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:58 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 8 p.m. to 9:30 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/stargazing/ Join us for an interactive exploration of the night sky. We’ll uncover the stories written in the sky and discover the connections …

Introducing Scarborough Marsh through Pottery, with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:51 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 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/introducing-the-salt-marsh-through-pottery/ Explorers search the marsh for natural artifacts, shells, grasses and flowers from the salt marsh then incorporate these treasures into their own handmade …

Perseid Meteor Shower Watching at Gilsland Farm with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:48 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 8 p.m. to 10 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/perseid-meteor-shower/ The Perseid Meteor shower occurs for a few days every August and will peak this year on the 13th. Edward …

Tiny Tot Tour of Scarborough Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:42 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME For more information: Linda Woodard; (207) 883-5100; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/tiny-tot-tour/ Introduce your kids to this unique habitat through interactive hands-on activities (an adult needs to accompany each child). They will experience the marsh …

Penobscot River tour with Penobscot River Restoration Trust & Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:39 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Cascade Park, State Street, Bangor, ME For more information: Holly Twining; (207) 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/tour-of-the-penobscot-river-with-penobscot-river-restoration-trust-and-maine-audubon/ Join us on a FREE tour of the Penobscot River Restoration Project to learn about this unprecedented effort to restore healthy populations of Atlantic salmon, American …

Battling Bittersweet on Stratton Island with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:34 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Pine Point Lobsterman's Co-op, 96 King Street, Scarborough, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/battling-bittersweet-on-stratton-island/ Stratton Island, located off the coast of southern Maine, is an important breeding colony for several seabird species. However, Asiatic bittersweet, …

Nature Art at Scarborough Marsh with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:28 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 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-2/ Through various art forms we will discover some of the secrets of the marsh. Children from ages 6 to 10 will explore the …

Summer Squash for Kids at Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:24 p.m.
Your 3-5 year olds will spend two mornings from 9:15 to noon (Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Aug. 10) on adventures exploring the woods, ponds and meadows of Maine Audubon’s 60-acre nature preserve and wildlife sanctuary at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth. Our fun and educational preschool programs help children discover …

Summer Squash for Kids at Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:18 p.m.
Your 3-5 year olds will spend two mornings from 9:15 to noon (Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Aug. 10) on adventures exploring the woods, ponds and meadows of Maine Audubon’s 60-acre nature preserve and wildlife sanctuary at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth. Our fun and educational preschool programs help children discover …

Summer Squash 2 for kids at Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:14 p.m.
Your 3-5 year olds will spend two mornings from 9:15 to noon (Tuesday, Aug. 14 and Thursday, Aug. 16) on adventures exploring the woods, ponds and meadows of Maine Audubon’s 60-acre nature preserve and wildlife sanctuary at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth. Our fun and educational preschool programs help children discover …

Summer Squash 1 for Kids at Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 12:11 p.m.
Your 3-5 year olds will spend two mornings from 9:15 to noon (Tuesday, August 7 and Thursday, August 9) on adventures exploring the woods, ponds and meadows of Maine Audubon’s 60-acre nature preserve and wildlife sanctuary at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth. Our fun and educational preschool programs help children discover …

Natural Expressions with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 11:53 a.m.
What could be more valuable than an appreciation of art and nature? An appreciation of art IN nature! Let all of Fields Pond (in Holden) be your muse as we couple explorations and observations in nature with expressions of creative freedom. Campers will draw, paint, build, write and act their …

Sunset Puffin Cruise with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 11:45 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hardy Boat Cruises, 132 State Route 32, New Harbor, ME For more information: Mike Windsor; (207) 781-2330 ext. 211; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/sunset-puffin-cruise-2/ With its colorful, clown-like face and oversized bill, the Atlantic puffin has become one of the Maine coast’s most celebrated …

Birding by Canoe with Maine Audubon

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 11:12 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME For more information: Linda Woodard; (207) 883-5100; maineaudubon.org/events/2012/birding-by-canoe-at-scarborough-marsh/ Get a close up look at birds in their habitat as you paddle through the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, located on Pine Point …

Who Said, Watershed?

By Lou Morin on Aug. 02, 2012, at 10:58 a.m.
Water will drive our adventures this week, steering us into motion on a global and local level. Activate your child’s body and mind as we explore the properties of our watershed and assess its value as an important part of our wonderful world. This program is intended for children of …
 
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