Author, Scientist and Naturalist Bernd Heinrich will be speaking about his new book White Feathers: The Nesting Lives of Tree Swallows at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge hosted event on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine Orono from 6:30pm-9:00pm. The book published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will launch on February 18, […]
Here is your chance to explore the forest at night in the safety of a group! We will hone our listening and observation skills during this night time adventure to detect local owls. Part two of the series is the guided owl walk. We will look for signs of owls in their natural habitat. Owl […]
Winter is a good time to plan for the upcoming foraging season. Soon the tree sap / sweet water will be flowing providing minerals and vitamins, followed by flowers, leaves and fruit. Leafless trees provide the perfect canvas get a closer look and gain confidence to identify trees. Join us in February to: – Identify […]
Using the large lantern suspended in the sky as guidance, we will find our way along Pushaw Stream, exploring the sights and sounds of the night along the way. Selfie’s by Pushaw Stream with the full moon as a backdrop are spectacular and a challenge to take. Are you up for it? Pre-registration required Day […]
Celebrate Father’s Day by spending the afternoon exploring Pushaw Stream with a Guide. Dads paddle free when they bring three family members. Get tickets at: https://www.facebook.com/events/377772936043112/?notif_t=event_calendar_create¬if_id=1526655234236652
Embark on a peaceful moonlit paddle down Pushaw Stream. Hirundo provides canoes, paddles, life jackets and a guide. No experience necessary. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. May: Flower Moon Spring has officially sprung by the time May arrives, and flowers and colorful blooms dot the landscape. This moon is also known as Corn Planting Moon, […]
Follow the Alewives by canoe on their way to their spawning ground – Pushaw Lake.