Special Visitors Have Arrived!

July 13, 2014: Citizen scientists spot monarch caterpillars in the milkweed patches in Heifer Field just beyond the dam in the Vaughan Woods. While only a few have been seem so far, this was a thrilling discovery. Learn more about how our volunteers are monitoring for this at-risk species: Signs

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Citizen Scientist Species Monitoring: Spring – Fall 2014

Homestead volunteers are now contributing to the largest ever compilation of climate research in our country’s history, right here in the Vaughan Woods! Nine volunteers, ranging in age from six to sixty-six, are serving as citizen scientists with UMaine Cooperative Extension’s “Signs of the Seasons” project this summer and fall, documenting

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Maine Conservation Corps in the Woods – July 2014

The Vaughan Homestead recently received a Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund (MOHF) grant for which proceeds from the sale of “Wild Bucks” instant scratch lottery tickets are used to support outdoor recreation and natural resource conservation. The Homestead is using the grant to help fund the trail work that is being

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