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Maine's Favorite Birds
NRCM took an hour-and-a-half cruise out of New Harbor to Eastern Egg Rock aboard the Hardy Boat for an up-close look at some of Maine’s favorite coastal summer residents, Atlantic Puffins on Friday, July 21. The birds are here only during the short breeding season, and this was the perfect time to see them, as well Read More
Here come the holidays, and all I want for Christmas is…less waste and more sustainability. OK, that’s not all I want, but it’s definitely part of my holiday planning. You can probably easily imagine that the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is the most wasteful, but did you know Americans produce a million Read More
NRCM is honored to be an Acadia Centennial Partner was pleased to celebrate Acadia National Park’s 100-year anniversary with a bird walk in the park on Saturday, May 14—International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). IMBD is a great day to celebrate the beauty and importance of birds, and Maine is a hotspot for many bird species. Thanks Read More
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Friday, June 19th, for our cruise aboard the Hardy Boat out of New Harbor to Eastern Egg Rock for an up-close look at some of Maine’s favorite coastal summer residents, Atlantic Puffins! The birds are here only during the short breeding season, and we had the perfect night to Read More
For years, I have wanted to see the Atlantic Puffins that breed off the coast of Maine. Every summer for the past four of five years, I’ve said, “THIS is the year I am going to see the puffins.” At the end of the summer, I had to say, “Next year is THE year I Read More
The Atlantic Puffin is among the most recognizable birds, and one of Maine’s favorites. Did you know that their nickname is “clowns of the sea”?
The Spruce Grouse is one of many “boreal specialties” for which Maine is famous among birders.
Kennebec Land Trust & Natural Resources Council of Maine hosted this bird walk on Friday, May 9, 2014. Spring is here, and with it, the color and song of spring migration! Orioles, tanagers, warblers, Indigo Buntings, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks—these are some of the species that will continue to arrive back to Maine after spending the winter in Central and Read More