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Boardwalk in the News

See the recent segment on our reconstruction fundraising campaign. WABI TV Interview And an article from the Bangor Daily News BDN Article

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Boardwalk News – 3 March 2017

A new paper has just been published concerning research at the Orono Bog Boardwalk and the Caribou Bog:  Jennings, Daniel T., Longcore, Jerry R., and Bird, James E. 2017.  Spiders (Araneae) inhabit lepidopteran-feeding shelters on ferns in Maine, USA. Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society 13: 5-14.    

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Orono Bog Boardwalk Closing Early for the 2016 Season

The Orono Bog Boardwalk will close at 4:30pm on Saturday October 15th. This is six weeks sooner than normal, but is necessary for phase three of the Boardwalk reconstruction process. Between the mid-October’s closure and next spring’s reopening, 48 more sections of the Boardwalk will be replaced, along with one interpretive station and one wheelchair […]

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Boardwalk Opening – Monday, June 29th

The Orono Bog Boardwalk will open for its thirteenth season at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29th. The honorary Boardwalk opener will be Jeremy Libby, Independent Living Specialist, AlphaOne, Bangor, and longtime Boardwalk supporter.  A special ceremony in memory of Bill Glanz, University of Maine professor and Boardwalk bird tour leader, who passed away last […]

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Boardwalk Work Schedule

Please come help on the following days/times: Monday, April 27 – Morning only — need more volunteers Tuesday, April 28 – All day — need more volunteers Wednesday, April 29 – All day  — need more volunteers Thursday, April 30 – All day — need more volunteers Friday, May 1 –  All day Saturday, May […]

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Boardwalk is Closed for the Season (11/14)

On November 14th we closed the Boardwalk for the 2014 season in order to begin work on Phase II of boardwalk reconstruction, where we will be replacing many more of the “old” wooden boardwalk sections with our new composite sections.  Thanks to all who volunteered, donated, and visited the bog during 2014 season, and we […]

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