The Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary offers a variety of public programs and field trips focused on natural and cultural history topics. The Sanctuary’s programs both inform and connect; fostering appreciation and stewardship of our local environment.
Some examples of past programs include:
Invasive species monitoring and management on Mount Desert Island
Dark Side of the Loon: Documentary film presented by the filmmaker Gail Osherenko
Maine’s Butterfly Atlas Project
Medicinal Plants of Maine
Birds of MDI: Past, Present and Future
Aquatic Plant Paddle
Somesville’s Historic Dams
Landscaping with Nature
Aquatic Invertebrates: Ecology & Monitoring
Loon Appreciation Day –annual event
Bald Eagles in Maine
Vernal Pool Ecology
Geology of Mt. Desert Island
To find out about upcoming programs please contact the Sanctuary or view our latest newsletter.