Herons in Winter

December 28, 2009 at 11:20 am

[caption id="attachment_102" align="alignleft" width="95" caption="Great blue heron wading in Maine's icy waters."][/caption] Colonial wading birds tend to conjure up an image of the lush and wet Everglades rather than our frozen Maine landscape, yet some of these birds continue to linger in Maine

Season's Greetings!

December 23, 2009 at 9:39 am

As we approach the end of 2009 and look forward to the new year ahead of us, I want to take the opportunity to thank the many volunteers, members of the public, biologists,

The Winning Logo

December 17, 2009 at 10:17 am

Over the past month, I've been trying to come up with an identifying logo for the Heron Observation Network.  I asked our volunteers to submit designs and I came up with some myself.  The maine purpose of the logo is to be used on items specifically creat

Off-Season Ground Visits

December 14, 2009 at 1:51 pm

This fall and winter, I've been visiting great blue heron colonies that I didn't have time to visit this past summer.  During these visits, I usually make sure the original GPS coordinate is correct; take notes on the habitat and best way to approach the site; and count all nests that ar

Welcome to the HERON Blog!

December 14, 2009 at 11:47 am

We are very excited to launch our very own blog dedicated to the Heron Observation Network! This blog will be your portal to the colonial wading bird world of Maine!