It is time to prepare for winter bird-feeding before the storm winds start to howl. The birds will appreciate it, and one can enjoy their company. Proceeds from this fundraiser help the local Audubon chapter provide many free educational programs throughout the year.
Choose from these tasty varieties of seed to keep birds well fed this winter: Sunflower meaties (hulled)at $26 for 25 pounds, $45 for 50 pounds; black oil sunflower seed at $16 for 20 pounds, $29 for 40 pounds; thistle (Nyjer) at $10 per 5 pounds; and suet, $2 each.
Orders must be placed no later than Monday, Nov. 6. Send a check made out to Mid-Coast Audubon to “Seedsale Sue,” 12 Audubon Road, Bremen, ME 04551.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, subject “BIRDSEED.” Preordered seed will be available for pick up at Plants Unlimited, at Route 1 in Rockport, on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Mid-Coast Audubon members live from Edgecomb to Belfast, and inland to Augusta. Throughout the year, fascinating and informative programs are presented for free in Camden, Tenant’s Harbor, Rockland, Damariscotta, and beyond. There are numerous field trips to see birds and learn about the natural history of Maine. Go to midcoastaudubon.org for more information.