Category Archives: Field Notes

Maine Audubon announces new executive director

Courtesy of Maine Audubon
Charles Gauvin, Maine Audubon's new executive director

The Maine Audubon, the largest Maine-based wildlife conservation organization, announced today the appointment of Charles F. Gauvin as its new executive director. Gauvin brings more than 25 years of experience in conservation leadership, much of it as the president and CEO of Trout Unlimited, the nation’s leading river and fish conservation organization, according to a press release. “I […]

Orono Bog Boardwalk to reopen July 24


The Orono Bog Boardwalk will open for its twelfth season at 7 a.m. Thursday, July 24, according to a press release sent out today by Orono Bog Boardwalk Director Jim Bird. A special ceremony celebrating the completion of the first phase of the boardwalk’s reconstruction and the official reopening will be held at noon that […]

Where in the woods am I?


Instead of hiking, my main activity for the weekend was mountain biking. So for a change of pace, I’ve decided to feature some of the biking trails I explored while on a grand outdoor adventure in western Maine in my column this week. See if you recognize where we were biking in the following photos and […]