Monthly Archives: July 2012
Come join the Stanton Bird Club of Lewiston and Auburn to find early migrating shorebirds, and surely a heron or ibis and a few gulls and terns: Saturday, August 11, from 7 a.m. to noon. Stan DeOrsey (933-2266) will lead. … Continue reading
This is a caterpillar that I can’t find in my reference books. It must be some type of geometer. If you can identify this caterpillar or have suggestions please leave a comment below. Thanks!
Wednesday Bird Walk Series—St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lewiston The Stanton Bird Club of Lewiston and Auburn will host the sixth of seven twice-monthly bird walks on Wednesday, August 8. All walks are from 8-11 a.m., and are free and open to … Continue reading
My crash course in studying nature started when we were going to participate in the Bio-Blitz at the Schoodic Educational Research Center (SERC), and on the way we stopped at Birdsacre to see how Edgar Raven was doing. He was … Continue reading
I think it’s important to pass this on to readers since so many of us are wild harvesting raspberries and blueberries. ~Robin Fruit Growers Alert: Spotted Wing Drosophila has been found in Maine! The first spotted wing drosophila of the … Continue reading
My morning started with the aftermath of a raccoon killing one of my ducks and tipping over a trash can. I walked into the dining room at 4:50 am, not very bright in the house yet, and thought “that’s a … Continue reading
A few days ago I had a pleasant visit by Marilee Lovit, a very accomplished botanist. Her quest was to find a sedge, Carex scoparia var. tassellata, first collected in west Pembroke by Fernald and Weigand in 1909 and the … Continue reading
I was in Maine at the end of May. I am a photographer and photographed a bird while I was there. I would like to know if you could identify it for me. They were photographed in Kennebunk.
The Stanton Bird Club of Lewiston and Auburn will host the fifth of seven twice-monthly summer bird walks on Wednesday, July 25. All walks are from 8 to 11 a.m., and are free and open to all. For this walk, … Continue reading
Becoming an Outdoors Woman will hold its Intro Skills Weekend in September. I took Map & Compass, Kayaking, Campfire Cuisine and Wild Edibles last year. This year I’m co-leading two workshops with Maine Guide Steve Vose and taking Intro to … Continue reading