Field Trip: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Field Trip: Capt. William Fitzgerald Recreation and Conservation Area/ Bay Bridge Landing Wetland Park, Brunswick We’ll explore these two Town-owned properties for fall migrants. The “Fitzgerald Preserve” is one of the few sandplain grasslands remaining in Maine. We’ll walk easy sandy paths (up to 2 miles) exploring this unusual natural area. Following, we’ll visit the […]


Field Trip: The Big Sit!, Wharton Point (Maquoit Landing), Brunswick Join Merrymeeting Audubon for this fun event. We will be staking out a 17 foot diameter circle, and from within the circle we will attempt to observe/ hear all birds in the surrounding area. Observation/listening will begin at dawn and continue until dusk. Anyone is […]

Field Trip: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 9:00 AM. – 12:00 P.M.

Field Trip: Work Morning at Hamilton Sanctuary, West Bath As conditions allow, we will be pruning, removing invasive plants and doing trail maintenance. Directions: Take the New Meadows exit off US Route 1 in West Bath. Turn left onto New Meadows Road and go straight ahead to the traffic signal at Bath Road. Proceed across […]

Field Trip: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 8:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Field Trip: Androscoggin Riverwalk, Topsham Join us as we walk an easy paved path along the Androscoggin River. We will be looking for fall migrants along the river and surrounding woodland. Our walking route (up to 2 miles) will take us from the Black Bridge and Swinging Bridge, past overlooks of the hydroelectric dam and […]

Field Trip: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 8:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Field Trip: Hermit Island, Phippsburg Join co-leaders John Berry and Gordon Smith as we explore this birding mecca, where the current count is at 236 species. We will be walking (up to 3 miles) in a variety of habitats, from sandy beaches to rocky headlands to woodland paths. Directions: From Bath, take Rt.209 (High Street) […]

Merrymeeting Event: MONDAY, OCTOBER 23,

Board Meeting: 5:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Location: Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, Brunswick Public Program: 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Guest Speaker: Nick Lund, , Bird Safe Windows and Legislative Updates. Bird Safe Maine Presentation

Field Trip: SUNDAY OCTOBER 29, 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Field Trip: Waterfowl at Sabattus Pond, Sabattus John Berry will lead this trip to Sabattus Pond. In the Fall, this pond hosts concentrations of migrating waterfowl, including hundreds of Ruddy Ducks, as well as scaup and mergansers. Meet at Martin’s Point Park in Sabattus. From the intersection of Rt.9 and Rt.126, take High Street north […]

Field Trip: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Field Trip: Waterfowl Walk, Giant Stairs, Bailey Island Join John Berry for a look at the winter waterfowl of eastern Casco Bay from one of Harpswell’s most scenic locations. Directions: From Harpswell Islands Road (Rt.24), turn left onto Washington Avenue. Proceed approximately .1 mile to a small parking area for 4 or 5 cars at […]