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Bird Monitoring
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Bird Monitoring

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 17, 2019 at 7 am

Change in Bird Monitoring at Scarborough Marsh

On Saturday with the heat index, it is suppose to be 107 degrees with high humidity, after talking with several other people, we decided that we should not do the bird monitoring on Saturday as usual. We can not postpone it until next weekend since we will be doing the Insect and Plant Biodiversity Day on July 27 (We hope people will consider coming to that.) So I thought we might be creative, if anyone is interested in doing a section, please be in touch and I will give you the materials for that section. You can reach me at smac@maineaudubon.org or call 207-883-5100 and press 0.

Also please put August 17 from 7-10 for the next bird monitoring event on your calendar.Thank You, Linda

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Join us for a marsh-wide bird survey.  Participants will go on foot, canoe or kayak.  Novices welcome and will be paired with advanced birders.  We have been doing this survey for over 20 years.  All the data collected helps researchers determine the health of the marsh and is entered into eBird.

Advanced registration appreciated biut not required.  Call 207-883-5100 and press zero or e-mail smac@maineaudubon.org

Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza
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Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 31, 2019

Join us for fun on our last full weekend! We will have an end of the season sale in the store, door prizes, a used book sale, crafts for the kids, a bake sale on Saturday, children’s activity day on Sunday, and much more.

Plant and Insect Monitoring
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Plant and Insect Monitoring

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jul 27, 2019 at 9 am

Join us for insect monitoring day at Scarborough Marsh

Help us survey the habitat around the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center.  We have been doing this survey for 7 years and our data is shared with scientist to help determine the health of the marsh and to notice any changes or new trends that are developing.

Our day will begin with an orientation and materials will be provided to aid in identification and recording data.   We will have a knowledgeable leader with each group. Beginners are welcome! Snacks will be provided. 

Please email smac@maineaudubon.org or call 207-883-5100 and Press 0 for more information or to sign up for this event!

Restoring Maine's Meadows Workshop

$40

with Heather McCargo

Calendar Next session starts Jul 30, 2019 at 2 pm

Location: Gilsland Farm
Members: $30, Nonmembers: $40

Meadows are beautiful and dynamic landscapes that support a wide variety of plants, pollinators, birds and other wildlife. In the last half century in New England, meadows have lost a huge diversity of native plant species with the loss of rural pastures and the expanded mowing brought on by tractor mowers. In this class, we will explore how to create and manage a meadow that supports native plant species. Join Heather McCargo, Executive Director of Wild Seed Project, to learn what it takes to create a native meadow from scratch, how to diversify an existing meadow, or ways to transition a lawn to a meadow. Bring diversity and beauty back into your landscape a native meadow.

Co-sponsored by Wild Seed Project.  Members of Maine Audubon or Wild Seed Project receive member pricing.





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