MDIFW 2021 Spring Program Series

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife are putting on a series of programs this Spring. This is something new they’re trying and I applaud their outreach efforts. Some of these programs are geared more towards children but they’re all interesting. Past programs are available as recordings.

Spring Virtual Program Series

Join us virtually each Friday at 10:30am for a live presentation from Maine Wildlife Park to learn more about Maine’s wildlife! Presentations will also be recorded to view at a later date. 


May 7, 2021 at 10:30am – Amazing Animal Adaptations WATCH RECORDING
All wildlife has to be able to get food, water, shelter, and a place to raise young. Join us as we look at the different skills, methods, and body parts that animals use to help them get what they need and avoid being preyed upon. We will take a look at the many ways animals adapt to survive here in Maine.

May 14, 2021 at 10:30am – Leave it to Beavers WATCH RECORDING

Beavers are one of the few animals on this planet that can build and completely change their surroundings using learned construction skills. Join as we take a look at Maine’s largest aquatic rodent and how they are best suited for life in water.

May 21, 2021 at 10:30am – Bird Adaptations WATCH LIVE

Birds are found all over the world but there are a few things that they all have in common, and one thing that is unique to birds from all other living animals. Join as we take a look at what

makes birds so special and learn why we are so excited to talk about birds here in Maine.

May 28, 2021 at 10:30am – Terrific Turtles of Maine WATCH LIVE

Warm weather brings out many different animals, and turtles are starting to travel out of their ponds to lay eggs. Join us as we take a look at this unique and ancient group of reptiles, as we learn what is so special about their shells and what are some species that live here in Maine.

June 4, 2021 at 10:30am – Owls of Maine WATCH LIVE

Owls have fascinated humans for centuries, and mostly because they are out at night. What makes them so special and well adapted to a nocturnal lifestyle? Join us as we take a close look at owls of Maine.

June 11, 2021 at 10:30am – Animal Senses WATCH LIVE

Wildlife are animals just like us, and just like us they must be able to understand their environment using their senses. Join us as we look at some animals found here in Maine and the ways they use their incredible senses such as smell, sight, and hearing. After all, not all animals see, smell, or hear the same way we do.