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 personal note and preamble… - At the beginning of this unusual and unexpected year, I was optimistic and positive that the pandemic lockdown would give us all, individually and organizationally, an opportunity to refresh, renew, rethink, revalue, rebuild, and restructure. For me, it has done all of those things, but it has also become a time of discovery and appreciation … Continue reading A personal note and preamble…
Where Do We Stand? - The free bird thinks of another breeze and the trade winds soft through the sighing trees and the fat worms waiting on a dawn bright lawn and he names the sky his own But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams    his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream    his wings are clipped and … Continue reading Where Do We Stand?
Hog Island’s 2020 Season and Covid-19 - A decade ago FOHI was  fighting to keep Hog Island Camp open; as we begin our second decade, we have found ourselves in recent weeks recommending to National Audubon that the camp be closed for the season. In such an unimaginable time as this Covid-19 pandemic, difficult decisions have to be made with the safety … Continue reading Hog Island’s 2020 Season and Covid-19
Holiday Greetings - We are so grateful to all our FOHI family  for helping us get to this 10th holiday season. Because of you Hog Island thrives. Wishing you holidays and New Year filled with music, love, and laughter!
Like the Seasons, Change is Welcome - We are coming up to the 10th holiday season for Friends of Hog Island as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The time has gone by like a shooting star across the night sky.