Friends of Hog Island

Innovative educational programs integrating natural history, ecological awareness, and the sense of wonder in midcoast Maine since 1936

  • Has anyone seen Spring?


    Mother Nature keeps teasing us with hints of spring – longer days, warmer sun, birds singing, but she still has not shed her winter mantel. Snow still embraces the landscape here in Bremen and ponds and waterways are still frozen, although the ice is not quite as thick. It’s hard to believe that Hog Island was frozen […] | Read more.

  • Summer’s gone

    Stephanie painting on a windy day

    Can it be that the Hog Island 2014 season is over and the 2015 sessions are already 40% full! That we’ve already had our first big snow! So much has happened. Friends and More We welcomed visits from old friends David Klinger and Victor Gabay and from new friends at National Audubon’s headquarters in New […] | Read more.

  • A Rare Opportunity

    Hog Island

    Be part of the Hog Island team. Although the deadline is approaching fast – you, too, could work at the Hog Island Audubon Camp and share in all that we do. The camp needs a Program Manager that will split their time between Ithaca, NY and Bremen, ME. For details see Don’t wait! Tell […] | Read more.

  • News from Hog Island

    Ben Kingsley, a birder?

    We have three bits of exciting news, not including the fact that all the snow has melted and the birds are arriving in droves! Attention All Mainers FOHI has partnered with Mid-Coast Audubon chapter to have a benefit screening of the movie “A Birder’s Guide to Everything.” U.S.A Today said that “Not since Rob Reiner’s […] | Read more.

  • An Exciting Summer Ahead

    Swimming at Hog Island

    What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. If this John Steinbeck quote is true, then summer at the Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine will be especially sweet. Not only do we have our tried and true programs for 2014 but we also have the new Raptor […] | Read more.