Articles by Holly Twining

 
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Sparrow Tour

By Holly Twining on May 20, 2015, at 2:16 p.m.
Sunday, June 7, 2015 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/sparrow-tour-3/ Need help improving your sparrow identification skills? Sparrows are small and not very “flashy” so they can be challenging to recognize. Join us for a …
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Monthly Bird Walk

By Holly Twining on May 20, 2015, at 2:09 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/monthly-bird-walk-4/ Join experienced birders and explore the mixed habitats that surround the nature center. Each month brings different birds to the forefront. Cost: Free This post …
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Mantis Yoga for Kids

By Holly Twining on May 14, 2015, at 1:35 p.m.
Friday, June 5, 2015 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, June 12, 2015 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, June 19, 2015 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, June 26, 2015 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Om Land Yoga, 9 Central Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 299-0082; omlandyoga.com Like eating kale …
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Chair Yoga

By Holly Twining on May 14, 2015, at 1:25 p.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 3, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 10, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, June 17, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Om Land Yoga, 19 Mill Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 299-0082; omlandyoga.com Join Holly Twining …
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Herbal Adventure

By Holly Twining on May 11, 2015, at 2:05 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/herbal-adventure/ Take an herb walk with Jessi Sader then blend herbal tea of your own. Learn about local plants with health benefits and how to plan …
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Birding by Bicycle

By Holly Twining on May 11, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/pvc/events/birding-by-bicycle/ Sandi Duchesne will lead a birding-by-bicycle trip to Leonard’s Mills. We will bike and bird through multiple habitats at a slow-pace ride over a relatively …
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Fields Pond Paddle

By Holly Twining on May 11, 2015, at 1:53 p.m.
Friday, May 29, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/fields-pond-paddle/ Join us on a paddle as day shifts into night. Loons, eagles, and herons may grace your trip. Bring your own canoe or kayak or …
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Nature photography by Andy Anderson

Outdoor Photography Workshop

By Holly Twining on May 07, 2015, at 1:23 p.m.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/outdoor-photography-workshop/ Search, find, and photograph with Andy Anderson. We’ll focus on nature up close as we take a look at macro photography. Please bring along a …
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Hirundo Paddle

Birding by Canoe

By Holly Twining on May 07, 2015, at 1:19 p.m.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.Saturday, June 13, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.Saturday, June 20, 2015 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/birding-by-canoe/ Enjoy three diverse habitats in kayaks or canoes at …
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Annual Penobscot Valley Chapter Membership Meeting and Sturgeon Presentation

By Holly Twining on May 07, 2015, at 12:42 p.m.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-2591; maineaudubon.org/pvc/ After a short business meeting to elect new chapter officers and board members, our featured speaker will be Matthew Altenritter, a Ph.D. candidate at the …
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Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: Bird Sense: What It’s Like to be a Bird by Tim Birkhead and Katrina van Grouw

By Holly Twining on May 01, 2015, at 12:16 p.m.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Orono Public Library, 39 Pine Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org ORONO | The Fields Pond Book Discussion Group, led by Joyce Rumery, will discuss “Bird Sense: What It’s Like to be a Bird” by Tim Birkhead and …
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Spring Fest

By Holly Twining on April 22, 2015, at 2:59 p.m.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/spring-fest-4/ Join our celebration of International Migratory Bird Day and the arrival of spring. This year’s activities will include bird walks, a children’s activity area, and …
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Red-Tailed Hawk

Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine Audubon and Fields Pond Audubon Center Present: Neighborhood Bird Walks

By Holly Twining on April 22, 2015, at 2:31 p.m.
Friday, May 8, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, May 9, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Wednesday, May 13, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Friday, May 15, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Monday, May 18, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Wednesday, May …
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Yoga & Nature

By Holly Twining on April 13, 2015, at 12:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 2, 2015 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/yoga-nature-2/ Join us for a spring yoga workshop during the magical occurrence of dusk turning to evening. Om Land Yoga teachers will offer up a movement …
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Nature Time for Children: Spring Session

By Holly Twining on April 13, 2015, at 12:36 p.m.
Monday, May 4, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/nature-time-for-children-spring-session/ Nature in spring is a wonderful, mysterious time as birds return and plants begin to bloom. Preschoolers and caretakers, come to our nature-based program with …
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Appalachian Mountain Club of Maine Presents: Adventures in Baxter State Park and the Maine Woods Initiative

By Holly Twining on April 13, 2015, at 12:31 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/appalachian-mountain-club-of-maine-presents-adventures-in-baxter-state-park-and-the-maine-woods-initiative/ Join AMC for a potluck, bring a dish to share. Then, Peter Roderick who was recently awarded the title, “Mr. AMC” will share some winter …
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ART SHOWING: Sharon Fiedler Wildlife Photography

By Holly Twining on April 09, 2015, at 2:23 p.m.
Friday, April 10, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, April 11, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, April 16, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, April 17, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, April 18, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, April 23, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, April …
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Spring Work Party

By Holly Twining on April 09, 2015, at 12:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/spring-work-party/ Lets work as a team to make improvements to our beloved building and grounds. Individuals, families and groups are welcome to help us chip away …
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Monthly Bird Walk

By Holly Twining on April 09, 2015, at 12:38 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/monthly-bird-walk-2/ Join experienced birders and explore the mixed habitats that surround the nature center. Each month will bring different birds to the forefront. Please dress for …
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Measuring Our Carbon Footprints with Mark Anderson

By Holly Twining on April 09, 2015, at 12:22 p.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/pvc/ First, we will think locally, and explore how to measure accurately our individual and household “carbon footprints;” second, we will think globally, and explore how …
 
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