Friends of Sears Island will host a winter ecology walk on Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Enjoy a late winter walk on Sears Island with Maine Master Naturalist Cyrene Slegona while searching for animal tracks and signs of spring and observing the ever-changing beauty of the… Read More
    Friends of Sears Island will host a presentation on the history of air pollution in Maine by Dr. Stephen Norton, at the Belfast Free Library on March 7th, at 6:30pm. Humans have only been able to accurately characterize the chemical climate of Earth for about 50 years. To… Read More
    2018 Camp Scholarships Available Do you know someone who is interested in birding, marine science or natural history? Downeast Audubon is offering scholarships to summer camp for teens ages 10 – 19, as well as one educator scholarship. All scholarships cover the full cost for one… Read More
    On Saturday, January 27th beginning at 10am, Hirundo Wildlife will once again host Winter Fun Day.  This fun filled day includes the region’s only opportunity to enjoy dog sled rides,  plus showshoe racing, cross country skiing, snow sculptures, a winter scavenger hunt and ecology walk. Read More
    Byron the Barred Owl dies after 27 years of educating Maine students (1990-2018) WISCASSETT — Chewonki has lost a legend: Byron the Barred Owl (Strix varia) whose dignity, serenity, and beauty riveted more than 80,000 Maine school children in live classroom visits over the years, died peacefully… Read More
    MILO — The 56th annual Schoodic Lake ice fishing derby to benefit Milo Fire Department charities and events will be held Feb. 17 and 18, on Schoodic, Ebeemee, Seboeis and Boyd lakes. Tickets are $10, and includes the entry fee, plus chances in a drawing. A… Read More
    DAMARISCOTTA — Special for homeschool families, Damariscotta River Association offers Wild Encounters, a monthly hands-on nature program from September through June. Classes are held 10 a.m.-noon the fourth Monday of each month. The next Wild Encounters class is scheduled for Monday, Jan. Read More
    SEARSPORT — Friends of Sears Island  will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, January 9, from 1:30-3:30 pm, in Union Hall on the second floor of the Searsport Town Office, 1 Union Street in Searsport. The meeting is open to the general public. Light refreshments will be served. Read More
    ORONO — On Oct. 14, 2017 the Orono Bog Boardwalk, an ADA wheelchair compliant facility, managed by the City of Bangor, University of Maine, and Orono Land Trust (OLT), closed for the season after its 15th year. The Boardwalk has become a popular outdoor recreational facility with… Read More
    Whale watching. For some it may bring to mind school field trips or coastal vacations. Fanny packs and binoculars. Long stretches of ocean and searching eyes, with the hope that maybe, just maybe, one of the largest animals on earth will appear in the waters below. Read More
    Penobscot Bay  Sail and Power Squadron’s next meeting will be Dec. 9th at the Sea Dog Restaurant, 26 Front street, Bangor. Social at 6:00 p.m., meeting to follow at 6:30 p.m.. Guest speaker Tom Jackson of Wooden Boat Publications will give a presentation of the sailing ships of… Read More