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Butterflies of the Kennebunk Plains, June 6
Event - Posted - Wednesday, May 30, 2012 

Expert entomologist Paul Miliotis will guide visitors through the diverse ecosystems of the Kennebunk Plains. In addition to learning to identify species through binoculars, you will learn about the important ecological functions butterflies provide. June 6, 8 am - 1 pm. Maine Audubon members $30, non-members $40. Pre-register.
Leave No Trace Workshop, Jun 6
Event - Posted - Wednesday, May 30, 2012 

A half-day workshop on Leave No Trace Best Practices. Presenters include Charlie Jacobi, Acadia National Park; Gabe and Marcia Williamson, Baxter State Park and LNT Center Maine State Advocates; Kate Bullock and Tracy Howard, Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics; and others. At Damariscotta River Association, Round Top Farm, June 6, 1-4:30 pm.
F-35 overflights hearing, Jun 5
Action Alert - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 

The U.S. Air Force will hold a public hearing on the draft EIS concerning training flights by F-35A jets over western Maine. At UMaine at Farmington, June 5, open house 5-6 pm, presentation 6-7:20 pm, public comments 7:20-done. Deadline for written comments is June 20.
Sustainable Orono, June 5
Event - Posted - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 

Join in a conversation with the founders of Sustainable Orono to find out how they are exploring what sustainability requires for their town and surrounding areas. Learn why transition towns and transition initiatives believe that re-localization is essential for a sustainable future. At Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden, June 5, 7-8 pm.
Old-fashioned Recreation in Maine: An AMC Historical Film Fest, June 5
Event - Posted - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 

Film footage of hiking and camping around Katahdin in the 1940s transferred to digital media from original 16mm reels. At Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, June 5, potluck at 6 pm, program at 7 pm. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club.
Audubon summer day camps
Announcement - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Summer day camps at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth and Fields Pond in Holden offer children aged 6 to 11 unique one and two week sessions to explore the natural world.
Audubon Camp in Maine
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

The Audubon Camp in Maine is the only nature education center on a mid-coast Maine island. Every summer, Hog Island hosts educational programs focused on ornithology, ecology and conservation. The programs feature world-class instructors and are available to people of all ages. Here is the schedule for nine programs in 2012, from June 3 through until Sep 16.
Scarborough Marsh Full Moon Canoe Tour, June 3
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Experience the sights and sounds of Scarborough Marsh creatures under the full moon. June 3, 7:30–9:30 pm. Maine Audubon adult members $11, child members $9, adult non-members $12, child non-members $10. Pre-register.
The Hidden Life of Appleton Bog, June 2
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Appleton Bog is part of a complex group of wetlands that make up the headwaters of the St. George River. Guides Gary Roberts and George Libby lead an exploration of this incredible place, home to many unique species of plants and wildlife. Jun 2, 7 am – 3 pm. Maine Audubon members $35, non-members $45.
Maine's Favorite Birds, June 2
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Jeff and Allison Wells will sign their new book and share stories, like the one about birding in sub-zero temperatures in a VW Bug with no heat, about their role in the search for Ivory-billed Woodpeckers amidst poisonous snakes, about the Cornell Lab's failed attempt to employ a "secret weapon" in the World Series of Birding, and more. At Wild Bird Supply, Freeport, June 2, 4-6 pm.
Saving the Last Great Places on Earth, Jun 2
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Kent Wommack, The Nature Conservancy's managing director of global land conservation, will present a visual tour of some of the last great places on Earth at Colby College, Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, June 2, 4 pm.
National Trails Day at Acadia, June 2
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Discover, enjoy, and care for Acadia National Park's magnificent 125-mile trail system, accompanied by park trail crew and interpretive staff members.
L.L.Bean PaddleSports Weekend, Jun 1-3
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Product demos, clinics and fun activities for kids of all ages. At L.L. Bean, Freeport, June 1-3.
Compost art
Announcement - Friday, May 25, 2012 

The exhibit Compost Paintings: The Cycle of Life by artist Ed Nadeau opens June 1, with a reception from 5:30 to 8 pm at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast.
Moonlight Canoeing, May 31
Event - Posted - Friday, May 25, 2012 

Float along the shore of Fields Pond, as waning day becomes moonlit night. Loons, eagles, and bats may grace your trip. Bring your own canoe/kayak or rent one of ours. At Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden, May 31, 7 pm.
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