Bog Walker’s Companion book published!

The Bog Walker’s Companion – A Guide to the Orono Bog Boardwalk. Jerry R Longcore, James E. Bird, and Robert Klose (editors). University of Maine Press, Preface by Bernd Heinrich. Price: $28.00 + shipping and handling. Click here to find book information and how to order your copy.

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Upcoming Nature – August 2019

Upcoming Nature Walks at the Orono Bog Boardwalk All walks will begin at the start of the Orono Bog Boardwalk.  Meet at the cabin.  To register for one or more of these walk please e-mail  Please put “Boardwalk Walk” on the subject line and provide a telephone number in case of a weather cancellation. Hydrology […]

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Upcoming Nature Walks

On Saturday May 25th, Brian Olsen, University of Maine Associate Professor of Biology and Ecology will lead a migratory bird walk.  Meet at 7am at the Tripp Drive, Bangor City Forest parking lot. On Saturday June 15th, Christa Schwintzer University of Maine Professor Emerita will lead a plant walk at the Boardwalk.  Meet at the […]

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Boardwalk Update – September 19th 2018

The removal and replace of 65 Boardwalk sections will start on Sunday October 14th.  Volunteers will be working for 2-3 weeks to accomplish this.  Please consider helping us.  E-mail to help

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Boardwalk Update 19 Feb 18

The Boardwalk will again have a booth at the Eastern Maine Sportsmen’s Show, May 16-18 at the University of Maine Field House.  We will need volunteers to staff our booth on Saturday March 17 from 9am-noon, noon-4pm, and 4-8pm and on Sunday March 18 from 9am-noon and noon-4pm.  Please e-mail me if you can help.  We should have 2 volunteers per time slot.  We typically […]

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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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