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Volunteerism: The Friends of the Hog Island Audubon Camp

Located in the Muscongus Bay in Bremen, Maine, the Hog Island Audubon Camp is a 330 acre sanctuary that includes the the longest running environmental education program in the United States. Week-long summer programs focus primarily on ornithology, ecology and conservation, and are open to people of all ages. This historic island is one of

Remember This?

The Hog Island Osprey Cam is back up and running! Soon Rachel and Steve will return for another season of raising their young! Hopefully these views of last year will whet your appetite for what is to come!

The Osprey Are Coming Back!

Keep an eye out! Our beloved osprey pair, Rachel and Steve will soon be returning to Hog Island. Check out the cam here and post as soon as you see them returning to the nest! http://explore.org/#!/live-cams/player/live-osprey-cam Photo Courtesy Of: agypsycrystal: Lunch on the fly (Osprey with Trout)

The Babies Are Getting Ready To Go!

exploreorg Osprey parents Rachel and Steve will soon bid good-bye to their chicks in Audubon Camp on Hog Island, Maine. Rachel laid the first of three eggs in late April, and the chicks are expected to start flying and leave the nest in the next few weeks. See the chicks in daylight hours fluffing their newly feathered

A Sense Of Wonder

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, the Friends of Hog Island presents Kaiulani Lee in a one-woman tour-de-force performance of Rachel Carson’s Sense of Wonder, a two-act drama, on July 28, 2012 at the historic Lincoln Theater in downtown Damariscotta at 7 p.m. Audiences nation-wide have described Ms. Lee’s performance