Category Archives: Upcoming Programs
Frog Calling Workshop!
Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 204 Nutting Hall, University of Maine, Orono Click Here for Map to Nutting Hall
Do You Love Frogs? Want to help conserve them? Hirundo Wildlife Refuge in collaboration with Vernal Pool for Me are looking for volunteers to become a frog monitor and citizen scientist with FrogWatch USA. The training is FREE! No expertise needed. You will learn how to identify Maine’s frog & toad species by sight and call. Join us on Sunday March 25, from 1:00-5:00 pm for volunteer monitor training at the University of Maine, Old Town, Maine. To sign up go to email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 207.394.2171.
Trainer: Kris Hoffmann, Gudrun Keszöcze. Sponsored by Vernal Pool for ME, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge and FrogWatchUSA.
Blue Moon Hike
Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge ,1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town, Maine (GATE 1)
Enjoy a guided hike through Hirundo and enjoy the Blue Moon. Bring your snowshoes or rubber boots, weather depending! Click Here to Register.
Directions for Programs at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge (HWR) :
Gate 1: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.75 mi and look for the large red sign on your right. Take Gate 1 off Rt. 43 and follow the dirt road for ~1/2 mile to the Pine Tree parking area. The Parker Reed shelter is 100 m further on the left.
Gate 3: Directions: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.9 mi and take Gate 3 (35 Hudson Road in Alton) off Rt. 43 (right side, just before the bridge).