RESEARCH, PROJECTS, & COLLABORATIONS
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.