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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
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 email@example.com or call 207-883-5100 and Press 0 for more information or to sign up for this event!
Restoring Maine's Meadows Workshop
with Heather McCargo
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.
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.