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Apple Day Family Festival
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Apple Day Family Festival

Calendar Next session starts Oct 5, 2019 at 10 am

Maine Audubon Members Free!

Nonmember $7 each for adults and children over age 3.

Become a member! Get your whole family in for free!

Join us for a "bushel" of fun at the 32nd Annual Apple Day Celebration! It’s packed full of fall fun with games, workshops, cider-making and other "a-peeling" activities. Join us in our historic apple orchard to learn about bees and pollinators and why wildlife habitat is at the "core" of our mission!

We "picked" out a few highlights of the day:

Cider Press

Apple Toss

Scavenger Hunt


Face painting

Music by the "Sea Slugs"

Thank you to L.L. Bean and Sweetser’s Apple Barrel and Orchard for their support of Apple Day.


Autumn Equinox at the Audubon
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Autumn Equinox at the Audubon

Calendar Next session starts Sep 19, 2019 at 5 pm

Early bird adult tickets: $25
Early bird kids tickets: $12
Early bird family pack: $60

Purchase tickets here!

Join us, Thursday, September 19th from 5:00 - 7:30pm for an Autumn Equinox celebration to benefit Maine Audubon at Gilsland Farm!

Portside Real Estate Group is delighted to present the 3rd Annual Autumn Equinox at the Audubon featuring live music, delicious bites from local food trucks, and local brews amid Maine Audubon’s rolling meadows and beautiful sanctuary.

As summer officially comes to an end, please join us in celebrating the Autumn Equinox and the beginning of a new season. Can you imagine a more desirable place to gather than at the Maine Audubon?

Your Autumn Equinox at the Audubon ticket purchase is an important part of community fundraising to support the Maine Audubon. Each ticket will include one drink voucher, yummy bites (yes, including food trucks!), live music, lawn games and walking tours of the Audubon.

This is a family friendly event!

Portside Real Estate Group’s Give Back Mission:
We are an agency dedicated to giving back to our community through hosted fundraiser events that directly benefit four local non-profits, donating over $50,000 each year. Learn more here

About Maine Audubon:
Mission: Maine Audubon works to conserve Maine’s wildlife and habitat by engaging people of all ages in education, conservation, and action.

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Avian Haven: A Feathered Affair

Calendar Next session starts Sep 15, 2019 at 2 pm

Maine Audubon is proud to host "A Feathered Affair," a celebration of Avian Haven's 20th anniversary. In the past 20 years, Avian Haven has helped over 26,000 injured, orphaned, sick, and/or injured wild birds, always with a goal of releasing them back to their natural roles in the wild. 

Meet Avian Haven's staff, listen to live music, eat good food, participate in raffles and an auction - all while supporting a great cause. 

Fall Foliage 5k Fun Run at Fields Pond

Calendar Next session starts Oct 12, 2019 at 9 am

Join us for our first annual Fields Pond 5k nature run/walk!  The course will take you up through our trails and down scenic roads for the perfect foliage tour.  Call 989-2591 for more details.

Fall Stewardship Day at Fields Pond
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Fall Stewardship Day at Fields Pond

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Calendar Next session starts Oct 19, 2019 at 9 am

Join the Fields Pond Staff for a morning of stewardship activities focused on improving our trails and public spaces. Bring work gloves and sturdy footwear.  Snacks provided!

Harvest Picnic and Paddle on Fields Pond

Calendar Next session starts Sep 21, 2019 at 4 pm

Pack a picnic dinner and head out onto Fields Pond to enjoy the final days of summer.  Your journey will include an exclusive reservation; dinning at our island oasis on Fields Pond!  Space is limited!  

Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza
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Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza

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.

Speaker Series: Untrammeled -- The Case For Wild Nature in a Changing World


with Northeast Wilderness Trust

Calendar Next session starts Sep 17, 2019 at 7 pm

Conserving land as "Forever Wild" is increasingly important as many organizations focus on lands' uses.  Northeast Wilderness Trust and other organizations are doing this work, including here in Maine.  Conservation leaders Tom Butler and Mark Anderson will make a lively presentation addressing the science and spirit of forever-wild conservation with a question and answer session to follow. 

This event co-sponsored by Northeast Wilderness Trust.

See speakers bios below:

Tom Butler is Vice President of Conservation Advocacy at the Foundation for Deep Ecology. He is a longtime conservation activist and writer who has concentrated primarily on wilderness and biodiversity. He is the former longtime editor of Wild Earth journal. His books include Wildlands Philanthropy, Plundering Appalachia, Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth, and ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth. Tom was a founding board member, former president, and is a current member of the board of directors of Northeast Wilderness Trust.

Mark Anderson is Director of Conservation Science for The Nature Conservancy’s eastern U.S. region. Mark provides science leadership, ecological analysis, and landscape assessment tools for conservation efforts across eighteen states. His current research interests include ecological resilience, disturbance processes, geophysical landscape properties, and seafloor mapping. Mark joined the board of directors of Northeast Wilderness Trust in 2016.

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