Nature Notes from Maine: River Otters, Moose, Skunks & More

A collection of stories and images to celebrate the natural world around us

Released in 2018 by Harpswell Heritage Land Trust

“This book is full of great stories about Maine’s wild animals. The stories are highly entertaining and brought back memories of some of my own wildlife encounters. These are the wild critters that make life in Maine very special.” — George Smith, Outdoor News Editor for the Bangor Daily News

The book is for sale for $20 at Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, 153 Harpswell Neck Road. You can buy a copy and have it shipped to you by clicking here.

You can purchase Nature Notes from Maine as an e-book for $9.99 on Amazon by clicking here.

With 190 pages, 40 interesting and informative stories, 60 stunning photos and 10 ink drawings, this book makes a great gift for anyone who loves Maine wildlife. It was written by Harpswell’s own Ed Robinson.

Many of Ed’s stories can also be found online. Click here to read them.

You can see Ed talk in 2019! Click here for a calendar of events.


  • Click here for a review of the book by David Treadwell, published in the Times Record
  • Click here for a review of the book by Fredric Price, Fig Tree Books
  • Click here for a review of the book by Doyle Dietz, published in the Pottsville (Pa.) Republican Herald

All proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit the work of Harpswell Heritage Land Trust to preserve special places in Harpswell and educate and engage our community.