Western Maine Audubon will be presenting the first of its fall talk series on Wednesday, September 8 at 7 pm. “What You Should Know About the Threat of Aquatic Invaders in Maine,” will be presented by Roberta Hill, Invasive Species Program Director for Lake Stewards of Maine. In this talk, Roberta will address the following questions and more: What makes an organism invasive? What threats do invasive organisms pose to Maine’s native ecosystems? How do invasive aquatic species impact humans? What are the drivers behind introduction of invaders to Maine and the vectors exacerbating their spread within the state? What
Western Maine Audubon presents: “Peregrine Falcon restoration in Acadia National Park” On Wednesday, May 12 Western Maine Audubon is sponsoring a live, online talk by Ranger Patrick Kark entitled: “Peregrine Falcon Restoration in Acadia National Park and Highlights of the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch.” The talk will take place from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. As one of the first locations chosen to recover peregrine falcons, Acadia National Park has a storied history in the recovery of peregrine falcons. Join Ranger Patrick Kark as he discusses the success of the recovery project within the park and the reach Acadia’s falcons have
Western Maine Audubon presents a free online webinar for the general public on Wednesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm. The webinar is titled “Saving Seabirds: New Lessons from Puffins,” with Dr. Stephen Kress. Dr. Kress, a well-known author and seabird expert, will draw on his experience with puffins to discuss ways people can help bring seabirds back to some of their historic nesting places. He will also share insights into the changing marine climate of the Gulf of Maine. To register for the webinar, please sign onto the Western Maine Audubon webpage at www.western.maineaudubon.org/events and click on the register button.
Western Maine Audubon invites the general public to a free online webinar on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 pm presented by the Chewonki Foundation: “Predators: The Balance of Nature.” Scary, disgusting, wicked, vicious—nature’s predators have a rough reputation. On March 10 at 7:00 pm, Western Maine Audubon invites the public to experience the Chewonki Foundation’s online presentation, “Predators: The Balance of Nature.” This free webinar explores the many commonly held myths about predators and then works to dispel those myths. Highlighting the remarkable adaptations that help predators find and consume their prey, the presentation will engage participants with a vivid