Coming face to face with a moose was the last thing Lyle Blais of Bangor expected while snowshoeing in Bangor’s Rolland F. Perry City Forest on Sunday, Jan. 7, but that’s what happened. In fact, Blais was able to spend a few peaceful moments with the creature before… Read More
After 10 days or so of freeze-your-beard-off weather, it would seem that anything that can freeze (toes, fingers, your car’s engine, lakes, ponds) would have done so. Back in December, Green Lake in Dedham was still open near Jenkins Beach. The lake reportedly froze over… Read More
    A couple weeks back, as we engaged in the popular Maine pastime of debating the existence of mountain lions in our state, wildlife biologist Walter Jakubas of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife checked in with some information I hadn’t really considered. A… 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
Winter Fun Days includes the region’s only opportunity to enjoy dog sled rides, plus so many other activities for all ages! Activities include showshoe racing, cross country skiing, snow sculptures, and more! Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at door.   Parking onsite… Read More
    Snow Shoeing Clinic Update: Clinic for Saturday, January 13, 2018 has been postponed to Saturday, January 20, 2018, because of inclement weather. Time: 10am to 12pm Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1) Old Town, ME, 04468 United States (map) Introduction and practice… Read More