Innovative educational programs integrating natural history, ecological awareness, and the sense of wonder in midcoast Maine since 1936.
From the Island
Happy Thanksgiving! Who would have thought back in 2010 that FOHI would be alive and thriving in 2017. Yes, FOHIs remain tenacious in their care and support for the Hog Island Audubon Camp. With another year under our belts, 2017 was home run for the camp and for FOHIs. Thanks to Audubon staff and registrar, the camp ... • Read more. It matters little whether we regard the point of view of the savage…or that of the astronomer, the total solar eclipse is a most imposing natural phenomenon. Mabel Loomis Todd Total Eclipses of the Sun (1894) If you and yours were some of the millions of Americans who traveled mucho miles to personally witness the celestially rare experience ... • Read more.The summer solstice has come and gone, July 4, too, and the days are getting shorter! But life at the Hog Island Audubon Camp remains upbeat, high energy, fun, and each new day a joy. Northern parulas, song sparrows, phoebes, our resident ospreys, Rachel and Steve, and other birds on the island are all busy ... • Read more.The best news is that even though camp registration is at 81% of capacity, it’s not too late to register. Likewise volunteer slots are going like hotcakes with four sessions already with waiting lists: Educator’s week, Joy of Birding, Raptor Rapture, and Mi • Read more.Another year has come and gone and Hog Island still thrives. We celebrated its 80th anniversary and completed a new solar system atop the Fish House and Bridge. Without you, none of this would have been possible. We cannot thank you enough. Enjoy the remaining holidays basking in the glow of these achievements. • Read more.Bart and Virginia Cadbury had no way of knowing what their grandson, some 60 years later, would do for their beloved Hog Island. Benjamin Cadbury Wong knew he wanted to do something for Hog Island but not what. • Read more.