Maine Natural History Observatory

Censusing and Monitoring the Species and Habitats of Coastal Maine



Maine Natural History Observatory is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permissible by law.  We depend on the continued involvement and support of our contributors. All contributions will be used to support long-term research and monitoring of the flora and fauna on the coast of Maine.  Please use the donate button on our home page to contribute.  Your donations help us to keep producing field guides.


We are looking for a few items to help us in our research. If you have any of these items that you would be willing to donate to Maine Natural History Observatory, please contact us.

Canon EOS T3i camera or equivalent

Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L lens

Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS lens

Canon EF 100-400mm f/5.6L IS lens

Drone with GPS technology and high quality digital camera, like the DJI Phantom 4 Pro

Bluewater sailboat that can handle any weather the Gulf of Maine can dish out - Something like the Allied Seawind II