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Earth Day Film Festival

$15
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2020 at 6 pm

Members: $12, Nonmembers: $15

Location: Online

PLEASE NOTE: We're working out the details of making this an online event. Please check back for details. 

Maine Outdoor Film Festival presents the seventh annual special conservation-themed version of the popular film tour.  Join us for a curated selection of short independent films featuring the outdoors, a beverage, and an evening celebration of Earth Day. 

Titles are still being determined. Check back for more information.

Sponsored by Allagash Brewing, and Chickadee Wine.

This event is 21+.

Carbon credits, Climate, and Conservation

$8

with George Jacobson

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 29, 2020 at 7 pm

Location: Fields Pond, Holden

Members: Free,  Nonmember: $8

George L. Jacobson is Professor Emeritus of Biology, Ecology, and Climate Change at the University of Maine.  Since his arrival in Maine in 1979, Dr. Jacobson has been a member of the Climate Change Institute, and he was Director of the Institute for nearly a decade.  His scientific research has focused on long-term climate variability and specifically on forest responses to climate changes during the past 60,000 years.  Prof. Jacobson’s projects have included sites in North America, South America, and Europe.   Among other things, he has served as an outside advisor on climate to the European Science Foundation, and to the Finnish Academy of Sciences.  From 2008 to 2014, he had the honorary designation of Maine State Climatologist.

Speaker Series:  The Penobscot Nation's Ten Thousand Year Stewardship Legacy *CANCELLED*
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Speaker Series: The Penobscot Nation's Ten Thousand Year Stewardship Legacy *CANCELLED*

$15

with John Banks

***This program has been cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.***

Penobscot people and communities have been stewarding habitat and other natural resources in what is now Maine for millenia.  Even recently, Penobscot leadership is credited with international conservation success stories such as the Penobscot River Restoration Project.  Join long-time Natural Resources Director for the Penobscot Nation, John Banks, as he shares stories and weaves learning from his ancestors, childhood, education, and illustrious career.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Beth Pauls at 207.781.2330 x273 or email bpauls@maineaudubon.org.  Two weeks advance notice of need for accommodation is requested. 

Buildings with Birds in Mind

$8

with Doug Hitchcox

Calendar Next available session starts May 8, 2020 at 7 pm

Location: Fields Pond, Holden

Members: Free, Nonmember: $8

Nick Lund, Maine Audubon Outreach Manager, will talk about which architectural features are most dangerous to birds and what architects and municipalities can do to reduce their impact.

How to Be a Naturalist in the Digital Age

$8

with Nathaniel Wheelwright

Calendar Next available session starts May 13, 2020 at 7 pm

Location: Fields Pond, Holden

Members: Free,  Nonmembers: $8

Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, Bass Professor of Natural Sciences, Emeritus, and Maine Audubon Society Trustee, and author of The Naturalist's Notebook (with Bernd Heinrich), will talk about how mindfulness and curiosity can make anyone a naturalist. 

Speaker Series: The State of Maine Wildlife with Judy Camuso

$15

with Judy Camuso

Calendar Next available session starts May 21, 2020 at 7 pm

Members: $12, Nonmembers: $15

As the Commissioner for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, Judy Camuso is the state's top wildlife conservation official (and a former Maine Audubon staff naturalist!). Join us for an update on the current status, trends, and priorities for Maine's wildlife, followed by a community forum of questions and conversations.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Beth Pauls at 207.781.2330 x273 or email bpauls@maineaudubon.org.  Two weeks advance notice of need for accommodation is requested. 

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Photo by flickr user Jim Dollar, used under CC-By 2.0 license.

Speaker Series: Flora for Fauna with Arthur Haines

$15

with Arthur Haines

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 11, 2020 at 7 pm

Join renowned botanist and naturalist, Arthur Haines, for his most popular and acclaimed lecture: "Flora for Fauna"

Arthur’s talk "Flora for Fauna" will address the human need to interact with wild plants to prevent the loss of these plants and concurrently promote human health. To illustrate this, examples of the nutritional superiority of wild plants and their role in protecting from chronic disease will be discussed. Examples of eco-conscientious practices of harvesting and evidence-based herbal medicine will be highlighted.

Arthur Haines, author of A New Path and Ancestral Plants Volume 1 & 2,  is a registered Maine guide, TEDx speaker, botanical researcher, and modern day hunter-gatherer. He resides in Canton, ME at Wilder Waters Community where he teaches human ecology, foraging, wildcrafting medicine, and primitive living skills. 





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