Category: 1960s-70s

“We are warmed by fires that we did not build”


By David Klinger David Klinger first came to Camp in 1972 as a “kitchen boy.” His time on the island encouraged him in the environmental field. When he wrote this essay in the spring of 2001, he worked at the U. S. Fish & Wildlife’s National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, as a […] | Read more.

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Partners in discovery

By Ted Gilman Hog Island. The Audubon Camp in Maine. The mere mention of these names brings an instant flood of memories of special people, scenes, and life-changing events which remain with me no matter where I roam on this planet. For me, and others like me, Hog Island was the first real introduction to […] | Read more.

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A golden summer

By Ada Graham and Frank Graham, Jr. When we moved to Maine in 1961 we were already members of the National Audubon Society and eager to explore the natural areas around us. But what were the living components of the marshes and mudflats? What were the names of their inhabitants? How did they behave individually? […] | Read more.

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