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

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

Spring 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.

Wanted: Intrepid FOHI Volunteer Coordinator

Yes, it’s true, FOHI is looking for a FOHI Volunteer Coordinator. This is your chance to spend time on that magical Hog Island, working with a dedicated and passionate group of volunteers. Check out the job description; the position includes room and board and an hourly wage. You’ll get to see all that happens on the ... • Read more.

It Was Only Yesterday and Now its Thanksgiving!

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.

Eclipse chasers: A special order of Nature’s People

Eclipse chasers: A special order of Nature’s People 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.

Can It Be July!

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.

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