“Founding Gardeners” Talk by Andrea Wulf: October 4, 2014

Thank you to the 60 folks who came out for this talk! Founding Gardeners. The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation This

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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

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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,

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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

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Amphibians Awake!

Despite the late spring, two salamanders and a leopard frog were spotted on our April 19 Vernal Pools Walk with local naturalists Sue Kistenmacher and

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Maine Memory Network Volunteer Training A Success

Five volunteers and 4 staff gathered for a training to learn how to create an online exhibit about the Vaughan Homestead through the Maine Memory Network. This

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Look Out Below!

February 15 marked the 3rd annual Homestead Sledding Contest. This year it was registered as an event with the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, a project

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Guided Nature Walk Series Begins

Seven adventurers braved frigid winter temps on the morning of February 8 to join naturalists Sue Kistenmacher and Jason Chandler in the Vaughan Woods for

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Waking Up The Music Room: A Holiday Concert Success

Saturday, December 14, 2013: Twenty-Five people settled in by the fire in the Homestead Music Room beneath swags of greenery, garland and winterberries to enjoy

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