Research, Science, & Education



Help Maine's declining Whip-poor-will population

Your donation will be matched dollar for dollar until we reach our $4,000 goal!

Your donation will help purchase 20, state-of-the-art, solar-powered NanoTags needed to track the migration path of Maine's declining whip-poor-will population





Putting researchers in the field, publishing field guides, and managing historic specimen archives since 2003.

From plants to birds to seaweeds, the Observatory is at the forefront of natural history research in Maine.



    Upcoming Field Guides

Aquatic Plants of New England: Postponed - Coming in 2023

Seaweeds of Maine: Still in development

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