The Penobscot River is home to eleven species of migratory fishes each with their own unique challenges and adaptations. The Friends of Sunkhaze Meadows presents Migrating Fish of the Penobscot River, concluding the Cafe series this Saturday, May 27th. The challenges of migration are tremendous as fish go… Read More
    Can you say anadromous, catadromous? If you attended last month’s Sunkhaze Café you probably can. The University of Maine chapter of the American Fish Society continues their presentation of Migrating Fish of the Penobscot on Saturday morning, February 25th at the Old Town Public Library. Last month Betsy… Read More
    Can you say anadromous, catadromous? If you attended last month’s Sunkhaze Café you probably can. The University of Maine chapter of the American Fish Society continues their presentation of Migrating Fish of the Penobscot on Saturday morning, February 25th at the Old Town Public Library. Last month Betsy… Read More
    This September and October help the Friends of Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Milford build a new interactive trail map. We want you to be awesome so the Friends and nature photographer Dave Small are hosting two free and open to the public nature photography clinics to… Read More
    MILFORD — Paddle up Sunkhaze Stream with guides Maine wildlife biologist Danielle D’Auria and Gudrun Keszöcze naturalist and program director at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Meet at the Milford On the Run to drive up Route 2 to the gated entrance. This is… Read More
    The Friends of Sunkhaze Meadows is one of only eight organizations receiving awards of $5,000 by the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the innovative project, #TagYourRefuge, designed by the Friends to engage new audiences through mobile photography. The project funds repairs and rebuilding of the observation platform… Read More
    Sunkhaze Cafe! Saturday morning at the Old Town Public Library. It’s almost summer time and outdoor lovers in New England are thinking about ticks. How to avoid Lyme disease is top of mind for a good reason. There’s more to know about ticks. How their life cycle affects… Read More
    The Friends of Sunkhaze Meadows are pleased to present Maine Fish Friends at the April 16th Sunkhaze Cafe. The Penobscot River has been returning to life since the Great Works dam was removed a just a few short summers ago. Shad, herring and alewive counts are up considerably… Read More
    OLD TOWN — The Friends of Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge will present Erynn Call, raptor specialist with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Old Town Public Library. Call partners with Project Snowstorm, a collaboration formed after the 2013-14 Snowy Owl irruption. Read More
    OLD TOWN, Maine — Nature-based education consulting president Deanna Fahey will share some of her methods 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle St. The Friends of Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Fahey will host Nature Fun and Learning. Each month… Read More
    Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a critical habitat including Maine’s second largest peat bog system. An integral part of the area’s lore and recreational lifestyle, Sunkhaze Meadows attracts hunters, fishers, hikers, photographers, nature lovers, snowshoers and cross country skiers from around the greater Bangor area. Read More
    A spaghetti supper and silent auction Wednesday night benefits the Old Town Animal Orphanage, Penobscot County’s no-kill animal shelter. The supper and auction will be held at the Old Town Elks hall from 4:30-6:00 pm. Delicious homemade sauces, salads, rolls and desserts, plus vegetarian selections available. Read More
    Sunday, April 26th at the Old Town YMCA, rain or shine! Run or Walk with or without your pet to benefit the Old Town Animal Orphanage. Did you know, the Old Town Animal Orphanage benefits the towns of Orono, Veazie, Bradley and Milford, too? The Old Town Animal… Read More
    It’s full steam ahead at the Maine Forest and Logging Museum. 19 tons of steam powered glory come to life at Leonards Mills Saturday, August 16th as the restored 1910 Lombard Log hauler celebrates its grand opening to the public. Only 3 running Lombards exist in the world… Read More