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Presentations by Author Ed Robinson on the Wonders of Maine’s Wildlife

Harpswell author Ed Robinson has been writing and speaking about the outdoors for years. His new presentation features superb photographs of many of Maine’s wild creatures, both the iconic and the secretive. Ed will share fascinating stories about these creatures and help us to understand more about their lives.

Growing up in the Finger Lakes region of New York, Ed developed a love of the natural world. This love was nourished during years of travel around the world. Heading toward retirement from his career in the biotechnology industry, Ed and his wife moved from England to beautiful Harpswell in 2007. They were thrilled to discover the amazing diversity of wild creatures living in a variety of habitats.

Ed has written extensively about Maine’s wildlife and recently published a book titled Nature Notes from Maine: River Otters, Moose, Skunks and More. The book is a collection of 40 stories about wildlife including lobsters, loons, fishers and ospreys.  It includes 60 stunning photographs and 10 ink drawings in 190 pages. Click here for more information about the book.

Ed is available for a engaging, free wildlife presentation for your club, library or community hall. Contact him at erobin77@gmail.com for more information.  Click here for a presentation flyer.

And come to see him at the events listed below. More will be added!

Appalachian Mountain Club Potluck and Presentation

Thursday, January 17 at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick. Potluck starts at 6 p.m. (bring a dish to share as well as your own cups, plates and silverware), followed by the presentation at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Highland Green

Thursday, January 31, 6 p.m. at Highland Green in Brunswick.

Thorton Oaks

Friday, February 1, 2 p.m. at Thornton Oaks in Brunswick.

Merrymeeting Audubon Chapter

Tuesday, March 26, 7 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick. Free and open to the public.

Cundy’s Harbor Library

Thursday, April 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cundy’s Harbor Community Hall, 837 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell. Free and open to the public.

Presentation for the King’s Daughters of Harpswell in April

Orr’s Island Library

Thursday, June 6, 7 p.m. at the Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island. Free and open to the public.

Cary Memorial Library in Wayne

Wednesday, July 17, 7 p.m. at the Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Rd, Wayne. Free and open to the public.

Bailey Island Association Annual Meeting

Wednesday, August 7, 7 p.m. (venue to be announced). Free and open to the public.

L.L. Bean Speaker Series

Friday, February 7, 2020, 7-8 p.m. at the L.L. Bean store, 95 Main Street, Freeport. Free and open to the public.

Harpswell Garden Club

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 1-2 p.m. Location TBD. Free and open to the public.