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Nov 13

State of Affairs of our Seabirds

Wednesday, November 13 –

Event Time: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
9 Water Street, Rockland

On Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m., Refuge Biologist, Linda Welch will provide on update on the 2019 seabird nesting season at the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water Street, Rockland. Learn how Maine Coastal Islands NWR uses restoration and management efforts to create safe nesting places for 15 species of seabirds. Long-term monitoring continues to document the number of breeding seabirds, their productivity, and what they eating. This helps the US Fish & Wildlife Service understand how climate change in the Gulf of Maine is influencing these species. Welch also will talk about the two new tracking studies on terns and petrels started this season. Come see where these amazing birds are flying to find food for their chicks. For more information, call 594-0600 ext. 5.
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About Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

9 Water St
Rockland, ME 04841

Please stop by our visitor center. We have a short film highlighting the offshore islands and their value to wildlife and introducing the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. There are also exhibits, a gift store, an art gallery and an outdoor seabird island. We can recommend local hikes and puffin viewing trips. Admission is fr

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