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Hirundo is more than just a place for play, it is also a place for learning. Since it's founding, Hirundo has served as a living laboratory, facilitated service learning opportunities, and hosted students of all ages. 



Archaeological Field School of the Hirundo Site- Anthropology - University of Maine

Service Learning Projects- Construction Engineering Technology - University of Maine

Flying Squirrel Research- Elise Gudde, Graduate Research Biology & Ecology - University of Maine

Vernal Pools of Maine- Kristine Hoffmann, Graduate Research Biology & Ecology- University of Maine

Duck & Swallow Nesting Boxes Mapping- Forest Resources - University of Maine

Trail Stewards- Woodsmen Team, Green Team, Wildlife Society-Student Chapter- University of Maine

Management Plans- Masters' Student Projects, Business School- University of Maine

Hirundo & Kanu Fundraiser-  Luke Wright, Business Management - University of Maine

Internships & Student Trustees - We welcome enthusiastic, passionate, dedicated students to join our team as interns or student trustees. Contact us for more details.


Maine Master Naturalists, Gardeners, Paddling Guides, etc -  Consider completing your volunteer service requirements at Hirundo. Send us a proposal of what you'd like to do, or reach out and we'll come up with something together. 

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