Friends of Hog Island

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

From the Island

A Tribute to Duryea Morton

A Tribute to Duryea MortonA tribute to Duryea Morton by David Klinger – a former Hog Island dishwasher and FOHI board member.                                          “All good men start as dishwashers.”                                                          — Duryea Morton, ... • Read more.

The Season Begins with Good News

The Season Begins with Good NewsIt was a bold step, when FOHI reconstituted itself in October 2010 and became a 501(c(3) nonprofit in March 2011. Not only did it become a nonprofit but it promised to raise funds to support the Hog Island Audubon Camp, provide it with volunteers throughout the season, write a business plan, preserve the legacy of ... • Read more.

Spring Equinox is Just Around the Corner!

Spring Equinox is Just Around the Corner!Oh, the joys of the spring equinox here in Maine — shorter nights, longer days, bulbs bursting through the semi-frozen ground, the landscape turning apple green as new leaves begin to unfurl. The same is true with Hog Island, except it means taking off the winter cloak and putting on our summer’s finest — painting, dusting, ... • Read more.

Thanks for the Memories

Thanks for the MemoriesFriends of Hog Island and Hog Island Audubon Camp celebrate yet another holiday season thanks to all you do for them.  Thanks for the memories – here’s to many more! • Read more.

Zoom. . . there goes another year!

Zoom. . . there goes another year!Yes, that’s right zoom! When you’re having fun, time flies. The 2018 season at Hog Island was just that – educational, lots of work, and fun, with lots of new and returning campers. It was filled to 87 percent capacity! Registration opened for the 2019 season in October and slots are being filled right and ... • Read more.

Change is in the Air

Change is in the AirSpring in Bremen is desperately trying to get a foothold. Snowdrops, crocus, daffodils and many other harbingers of spring are popping up only to be blanketed with snow again, but the birds know it’s spring! The Search is Over An intrepid FOHI volunteer coordinator has been selected from among a fine line-up of applicants: Tony Ferrara. Tony ... • Read more.