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Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

9 Water St, Rockland, ME 04841-3522
207-594-0600
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this place is about nature and it's preservation...especially wildlife in the island off of Maine's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fozjon
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Patna, India
It's for the Birds.

My experience with this institution is primarily to attend lectures featuring the scientific... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Denis M
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Camden, Maine
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9 Water St, Rockland, ME 04841-3522
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is about nature and it's preservation...especially wildlife in the island off of Maine's shore. The displays and art exhibits were good.

Thank fozjon
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My experience with this institution is primarily to attend lectures featuring the scientific activities associated with bird research on the islands managed by the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Topics ranging from climate change studies to reintroduction and protection of rare seabird species are...More

Thank Denis M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were unaware of this facility but stopped in after seeing the sign as we drove Rt. 1 through town. We were immediately met by a ranger who was genuinely interested in showing us around and answering questions. He suggested a 15 minute film as...More

1  Thank rspill
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great place to view information on the many Maine coastal islands and the work they do. They have great programs that impact our world, Nice gift shop and really well done showings of local art.

Thank mrypmc
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex manages 49 offshore islands and five National Wildlife Refuges: Petit Manan, Cross Island, Franklin Island, Seal Island, and Pond Island. Its purpose is management of endangered seabirds that include Atlantic puffins, laughing gulls, and common elders to name...More

4  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a lovely spot at the end of Maine street. It is very specialized and focused only on coastal birds. No one else was there when I stopped in. They do offer programs (films and lecturers) on other topics that are popular, such as...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This unusual National Wildlife Refuge visitor center is located in downtown Rockland. They have an incredible art gallery that features nature-oriented works, and a small gift shop featuring quality items. Unfortunately, the exhibits have not yet been completed, so some of the rooms are kind...More

3  Thank Tom G
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