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Groundhog Eve at Fields Pond

with Lynn Havsall

Next session: February 1st, 2020

Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden

Members: $5 (kids $3),  Nonmembers: $8 (kids $6)

It's almost Groundhog Day! Celebrate with yummy holiday treats and discover fascinating facts about woodchucks, the only rodent with its very own holiday!  Unravel Groundhog Day lore and learn how differently this holiday was celebrated in the old days.  Test your knowledge with a Groundhog trivia game!  This is a family friendly event.

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Winter Fun Day at Fields Pond

Next session: February 8th, 2020

Free More Info

Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden

FREE Event

A day to celebrate all things winter!  Both indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family. A complete schedule will be available closer to the event date.  Details coming soon! Free for all!

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Winter Carnival

Next session: February 15th, 2020

Maine Audubon Members: FREE
Non-member: $9, Children 2 & under are free

Location: Gilsland Farm

Registration not required.

Join us for a celebration of winter weather and wildlife! Learn, create, and play at a variety of indoor and outdoor activity stations, including a winter wildlife touch table, tracking activities, snow science and art, face painting, snowshoeing with L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery School, and more!

This event made possible by L.L.Bean.

Media sponsor: Down East Magazine. 

No pre-registration required. 

Non-members, or lapsed members, can sign up now to avoid long lines at the door.  https://www.maineaudubon.org/support/membership/

 

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Live Animal Show: Winter Wildlife Adaptations

with Center for Wildlife

Next session: February 21st, 2020

$15 More Info

Adult Member: $10,  Adult Nonmember: $15

Member Child: $5, Nonmember Child: $10 

Location: Gilsland Farm

Join Maine Audubon and our friends at Center for Wildlife for an up close look at several of their animal ambassadors. We’ll learn about the adaptations that help these creatures survive in the wild, how they became non-releasable ambassadors, and what we can do to live in harmony with wildlife. 

 Please note: This program entails a formal presentation involving live animals, and is most appropriate for school-aged children and older. Guests are asked to remain still and quiet throughout the 45-minute presentation so as not to disrupt the animals and other people. Thank you!

Cancellation Policy

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Piping Plover Party

Next session: March 14th, 2020

$30 More Info

An indoor/outdoor party at the beach in March! Why? Why not? We're going to have a blast at the Ferry Beach Retreat & Conference Center in Saco. If it's warm enough, we'll have outside activities on the beach but we also have plenty of indoor activities, including food and drinks for adults & kids. It's the perfect party to shake away the winter blues and get ready for spring. Let's get together to celebrate our beloved Piping Plovers and all their shorebird friends.

Join us to learn about Maine Audubon's Piping Plover Project and shorebird initiatives. At the same time you will enjoy:

  • Food & Drinks 
  • Guided Beach Walk
  • Games and Activities 
  • Silent Auction

...and more!

The event benefits a scholarship program for Maine Audubon's shorebird interns, supporting up-and-coming biologists who will help shape Maine's environmental future.

Maine Audubon adult members & Maine UU members 21+: $25 (includes 2 tickets for beer or wine)

Non-members 21+: $30 (includes 2 tickets for beer or wine)

Members 6 - 20 yrs old: $10

Non-members 6 - 20 yrs old: $15

All children 6 and under - FREE!

 

 

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Family Fun at Gilsland Farm

with Molly Woodring

Next session: March 25th to May 27th, 2020

$150 More Info

Weekly on Wednesdays, no class 4/22
9-weeks/session

Child members: $120
Child non-members: $150
Ages 2-5, siblings under 2 free
Location: Gilsland Farm

Young children and their grown-ups are invited to spend an hour exploring nature together through stories, songs, art, and play. Each week will include both indoor activities and outdoor adventures designed to foster a connection to nature, encourage stewardship, and provide an introduction to group learning settings.

Advanced registration is encouraged! Drop-ins are welcome if space is available. ($15/week for members, $20/week nonmembers)

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Live Animal Show: Scavengers

with Center for Wildlife

Next session: April 24th, 2020

$15 More Info

Adult Member: $10,  Adult Nonmember: $15

Member Child: $5, Nonmember Child: $10 

Location: Gilsland Farm

Join Maine Audubon and our friends at Center for Wildlife for an up close look at several of their animal ambassadors. We’ll learn about the adaptations that help these creatures survive in the wild, how they became non-releasable ambassadors, and what we can do to live in harmony with wildlife. 

 Please note: This program entails a formal presentation involving live animals, and is most appropriate for school-aged children and older. Guests are asked to remain still and quiet throughout the 45-minute presentation so as not to disrupt the animals and other people. Thank you!

Cancellation Policy

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Earth Day Clean-up

Next session: April 26th, 2020

Free More Info

Location: Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day by helping clean up Scarborough Marsh and Beaches!

Spring will be here before we know it and it will be time to clean up the marsh, beaches, Nature Center, and grounds for the new season. Join Maine Audubon, Friends of Scarborough Marsh, Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, and the Scarborough community for a work day, and help make our corner of the earth a better place. Groups are welcome!

This year we are partnering with Project G.R.A.C.E. to collect food. Bring some nonperishable food or a store gift card to the clean-up and help the human neighbors of the marsh.

This event is Free! Registration is helpful for planning for food and supplies, but you are welcome to drop in. 

Sign up today!

If you have any questions you can contact Linda at  smac@maineaudubon.org or call 781-2330 ext 213.

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Season Opening Celebration at Scarborough Marsh

Next session: May 23rd to 25th, 2020

Free More Info

 The season opening weekend will be filled with fun and adventure!  We will have canoe and walking tours, nature crafts, used book and bake sale, demonstrations, exhibits, and more! Sunday we will have a free 7:30 bird walk. The weekend will be capped off with our Snowy Egret 5K road race.  

The event is free but there will be a cost for some tours.  For more information contact smac@maineaudubon.org or call 207-883-5100.

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