Hours

Visitors are welcome at Hirundo daily from dawn to dusk.  Gate 1 is open daily 10am to 4pm for vehicle access to our parking lot and shelter. 

 

1107 West Old Town Rd.

Old Town, ME 04468

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 266

Orono, Maine 04474

 

207-394-2171

Office 207-581-3226

info@hirundomaine.org

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School Field Trips and Programs

Field trips & service learning projects use Hirundo’s natural communities. These programs are based on STEM curriculum and accommodate students of all different learning styles. Programs are available at grade levels (K-8).

HABITATS
How do Habitats dictate Plant and Animal Life?
Length: varies depending on grade
$5 per student; $100-$250 minimum, dependent on class length

SPECIALIZATION
How does Specialization aid in Species Survival?
Length: varies depending on grade
$5 per student; $100-$250 minimum, dependent on class length

 

SOIL
Origin, Types, Purpose and its Community.       
Length: varies depending on grade 
$5 per student; $100-$250 minimum, dependent on class length

 

SEASONS
Environmental Changes and the Effects on Organisms.  
Length: varies depending on grade 
$5 per student; $ 200 minimum

 

INVASIVE SPECIES
What is the Effect of Non-Native invasive Species on Native Plants and Animals?
Length: varies depending on grade
$5 per student; $200 minimum

 

ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS
Student Environmental Monitoring Project - Freshwater Mussels and Mercury
Length: 6-8 hours (includes pre-trip school visit and field trip using 28’ canoes at Hirundo).
$5 per student; $200 minimum