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Wildflower Festival & Plant Sale

Wildflower Festival JUNE 3rd 1:00pm – 4:00pm THORNCRAG NATURE SANCTUARY Music with Greg and Jessie Boardman 1:00 -2:00 Wildflower Walk with Rick Speer and Sharon Gallant 1:00 – 2:30 Plant Sale/Children and Family Activities

Join the Maine Breeding Bird Atlas

Greetings, The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is pleased to announce that the Maine Breeding Bird Atlas has launched! Over the next 5 years, we hope that you will contribute your eBird observations to the Atlas effort in Read More…

Riverwalk, Lewiston & Auburn

It was a mostly sunny day, but the wind made it feel much colder that it actually was. But five birders took advantage of the day. Although there were not as many birds as we would have liked, we had Read More…

2018 Nature Week Sign-Up

“Are you looking for a fun place for your child to spend a week this summer learning about nature? Then join us for a Thorncrag Nature Week”. DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM HERE AGENDA Through hikes, games, crafts, interactive learning and Read More…

Christmas Bird Count Results

By Linda Seamans, compiler The Stanton Bird Club conducted its 38th Christmas Bird Count of the Lewiston and Auburn area on Saturday, December 16th. In total, twenty one people participated and recorded 53 species; the average since 2000 is 48. Read More…

Great Backyard Bird Count

Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Now, more than Read More…

Christmas Bird Count This Weekend

This Saturday is the annual Christmas Bird Count. If you live within the Count circle (5 mile radius around Bates College) please make sure your feeders are filled; most of the birds we count are found at feeders. And if Read More…

Wednesday Walk to Sabattus Pond

The Stanton Bird Club will hold our last walk of the year this Wednesday, Oct. 18 at Sabattus Pond for ducks. Meet at 8am in the Sabattus Antique Mall parking lot on Route 126 at the south end of Sabattus Read More…

Whitman Spring Trail – Auburn

Another nice day, well it wasn’t the rain that was predicted, so just as last week, the walk was entirely dry in spite of poor weather forecast. Eight people walked the Whitman Spring Trail and it was a very nice Read More…