Category Archives: Program

The Art of Science: Building a Field Guide with Jonathan Alderfer – Tuesday, October 17th

The National Geographic will publish the newest edition of the Field Guide to the Birds of North America this September. … Continue reading

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Turtles with Kris Hoffmann – Tuesday, September 19th

University of Maine Postdoctoral Associate Kristine Hoffmann brings us a fun and fascinating night of turtle biology. How long can a Box turtle … Continue reading

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Lost Among the Birds, the Story of a Record-Breaking Big Year – with Neil Hayward – Tuesday, June 20th (Preceded by a brief Annual Meeting)

Boston birder Neil Hayward was having a mid-life crisis. So what did he do? He went birding. This temporary insanity … Continue reading

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From the Arctic to Brazil By Way of the Coast of Maine: The Semipalmated Sandpiper’s Journey – with Shiloh Schulte – Tuesday, May 16th

Shorebirds are showing the most dramatic declines of any group of birds. Species that undertake hemispheric migrations rely on specific … Continue reading

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Using Birds to Predict the Future of Tidal Marshes – with Brian Olsen – Tuesday, April 18th

At the University of Maine, Dr. Olsen’s research program explores how animals, particularly birds, respond to environmental change. Tidal marshes … Continue reading

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Saving the Purple Martin – with Dennis Skillman – Tuesday, March 21st

Purple Martins are beloved birds.   They’re known as harbingers of spring, arriving in Maine in mid-April as a most welcome … Continue reading

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Video of Lake Baikal program now available

For anyone who missed Lena Moser’s wonderful YCA October presentation on her trip to Lake Baikal, it’s now available for … Continue reading

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Video of Doug Tallamy program

For anyone who missed Doug Tallamy’s great program “Bringing Nature Home” at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Juen, a video of … Continue reading

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The Outlook in Augusta: a Legislative Update with Jennifer Burns Gray – Tuesday, November 15th

What will be happening in the Maine Legislature after the November election?  How will environmental concerns fare in Augusta next … Continue reading

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Lake Baikal—Beautiful Birds, Bad Beer, and Buddhist Babushkas – with Lena Moser – Tuesday, October 18th

Lake Baikal, also called the “pearl of Siberia,” is a truly astonishing place.  It is Earth’s deepest lake, holding a … Continue reading

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