List of nature centers in Maine

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This is a list of nature centers and environmental education centers in the state of Maine.

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Name Location County Summary
Auburn Land Lab Auburn Androscoggin website, operated by the Auburn School Department as a school and community environmental education facility, about 20 acres
Augusta Nature Education Center Augusta Kennebec website, 175 acres with 5 miles of trails, operated by the Augusta Nature Club
Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center Bristol Lincoln website, operated by the Pemaquid Watershed Association at Pemaquid Beach
Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary Monson Piscataquis website, over 1,600 acres, center open seasonally, operated by Maine Audubon
Ferry Beach Ecology School Saco York Residential and traveling environmental education programs
Ferry Beach State Park Saco York website, 127 acres[1]
Fields Pond Audubon Center Holden Penobscot website, 192 acres, operated by Maine Audubon
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center Falmouth Cumberland website, 65 acres, operated by Maine Audubon
Hidden Valley Nature Center Jefferson Lincoln website, over 1,000 acres with 25 miles of trails
Hog Island Bremen Lincoln 330 acres, plus a 30-acre mainland parcel to comprise Todd Wildlife Sanctuary, features Audubon Camp in Maine operated by the National Audubon Society
Maine Wildlife Park Gray Cumberland website, 65 acres, state-operated zoo of native wildlife, trails, environmental education programs
Merryspring Nature Center Camden Knox website, 66-acre park, garden and education center in Camden and Rockport
Mount Blue State Park Nature Center Weld Franklin About 8,000 acres in two sections separated by Webb Lake
Project Puffin Visitor Center Rockland Knox Seabird conservation work of the National Audubon Society, live video feed from Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge
Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center Scarborough Cumberland website, operated by Maine Audubon, programs and access to the state-owned 3,100-acre Scarborough Marsh
Sebago Lake Ecology Center Standish Cumberland website, operated by the Portland Water District, 1,700-acre Sebago Lake Land Reserve
Viles Arboretum Augusta Kennebec 224 acres, botanical garden and arboretum, programs
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Wells York 2,250 acres, operated by the Wells Reserve and the Laudholm Trust

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  1. ^ http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=DOC+News&id=409903&v=Article Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands: New Nature Center at Ferry Beach State Park to Hold Grand Opening, July 9, 2012

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