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Common Loons in Maine

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lee Attix of Loon Conservation Associates will share his extensive knowledge of loons, beginning with background on natural history and some fascinating loon facts (surprises promised!). Also, learn how citizen science is playing a new and important role in loon conservation efforts in Maine through Lee’s collaborative projects with lake associations. Want to get involved? Citizen volunteers are key to developing a sustainable program. Enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers are needed and welcome!

Lee Attix is Director of Loon Conservation Associates (LCA). He has devoted over 20 years to loon research and conservation, leading and participating in many projects in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, the mid-Atlantic and Canada. Lee’s current focus is collaborating with lake associations in Maine to help them better understand the status of their current loon populations and implement beneficial conservation measures as appropriate. Lee is currently working with the Kezar Lake Watershed Association, the Little Sebago Lake Association, the Belgrade Lakes Association, the Watchic Lake Association, the Somes Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary and others. For more information, contact Lee at .

Photo credit: Laurie and Drew Haines

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Date:
November 24
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Organizers

Cathance River Education Alliance
Topsham Public Library