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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Birding by Ear
with Doug Hitchcox
Members: $10, Nonmembers: $15
Being able to identify birds by their songs literally adds a new dimension to your birding. In this evening program, Maine Audubon's Staff Naturalist, Doug Hitchcox, will present tools and techniques for learning bird song. New this year, the program will also cover basics of recording and visualizing bird songs with spectrograms.
Gentle Yoga and Yoga Nidra with Deb Cook
Members: $10/class, Nonmembers: $15/class
Location: Gilsland Farm
Join Deb Cook for the return of longer days, springtime energies, and Monday Night Yoga. Beginning Monday, March 25, Deb will lead a weekly class blend of Meditation, Gentle Yoga and Yoga Nidra/Deep Relaxation as we tune in to the emergence of spring. This popular class is open to all levels, no experience and all experience is welcome.
Class begins at 5:15pm with a 10-minute guided meditation to cultivate relaxation and awareness. This is followed by a mix of gentle yoga and ends with a Yoga Nidra (a guided relaxation that relaxes and restores core energy). Participants can come for the full 75 minutes or arrive at 5:30 as schedules allow.
Deb is a Kripalu-certified Yoga Teacher and Kripalu-certified Yoga Nidra Guide, and has been leading meditation and yoga classes and retreats at beautiful nature-based locations in Maine for 20 years. Please bring your own mat and any props you may like to use in your practice. Feel free to contact Deb for more information at email@example.com.
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Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-883-5100 and Press 0 for more information or to sign up for this event!
Speaker Series: The State of New England's Plants
with Arthur Haines
Join Native Plant Trust's renowned Research Botanist and Mainer Arthur Haines for an entertaining talk about his experiences tracing and conserving native plants in the wilds of Maine and about his observations of the shifting Maine landscapes over the course of his career.