Research, Science, & Education



Now Available

in the Observatory Shop

Owls of Maine by Emily Renaud - 5"x7" art print

All proceeds from the sale of this print go to

surveying Maine owls



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: Coming in 2022

Seaweeds of Maine: Still in development

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