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Celebrate Summer at Fields Pond!
Join us for a day celebrating Fields Pond during the summer season. Activitieswill take place on the Pond, along the Fields Pond waterfront and in the Nature Center.
Some activities include: Salmon Celebration, Turtles of Maine - Live!, Water quality monitoring on the pond, lakeshore cleanup. Join the summer fun!
Detailed schedule coming soon! All programs are free!
Insect Bio Blitz!
with Sarah Haggerty
Location: Fields Pond, Holden
Calling all bug catchers! Join in on the fun as we collect data and add to the record of species of insects found at Fields Pond. You may be the one to discover a new insect species! Instruction will be provided and we will have entomological experts on hand to identify all insects collected. Come for an hour or stay the whole day.
Program is free!
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.
Nature Notes from Maine book signing with local author Ed Robinson
Local Orr’s Island resident and author Ed Robinson is signing his new book Nature Notes from Maine: River Otters, Moose, Skunks & More. Book will be available for purchase in our Nature Store.
Call to reserve your copy today - 207-781-2330 x201.
We’ll also have some shade grown, bird friendly coffee on tap!
Peony Bloom & Ice Cream Social Member Celebration
We're celebrating YOU, our members with our Annual Peony Day Celebration.
This fun annual party is just for Maine Audubon members. Bring your membership card (or we can check your name at the entrance). New members can join and walk right in, too!
Come celebrate our amazing community with ice cream, art, live music -- and of course the iconic peonies of Gilsland Farm. See you there!
Not a Member yet? Join today!
Snowy Egret Day
Location: Scarborough Marsh
Experience a day of family fun, including an early morning bird walk starting at 7am, a canoe tour, nature crafts, used book sale, nature walks and more. There will be special programs for children as well as displays and information.
A used book dealer has given us a large amount of nature books so our used book sale will be HUGE this year. We will also have excellent art books donated from the estate of Father Paul Plante. Come join us for this fun-filled day and celebrate all that Maine’s largest salt marsh has to offer! This event is held in conjunction with the Friends of Scarborough Marsh.
Fee for some programs.
Sunday Funday Family Nature Exploration
Join a master naturalist for a one-hour outdoor adventure that may include a hike, pond exploration, story, or hands-on demo. Perfect for families and adults alike, each week features a different naturalist with unique, seasonally relevant themes!
Join us for a relaxed and fun-filled Sunday morning adventure. And, we’ll have some shade grown, bird friendly coffee on tap. Make a day of it, pack a lunch and have a picnic in our orchard after the program if you wish!