The Maine Coastal Islands Visitor Center and Headquarters in Rockland is currently closed in the interest of public health & safety. Check the status of the refuge trails and visitor center here: CLICK FOR UPDATES

Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center

Located at 9 Water Street, Rockland, Maine

The Maine Coastal Islands Visitor Center and Headquarters in Rockland is currently closed in the interest of public health & safety. Check the status of the refuge trails and visitor center here:

Wednesday, September 2, 6:30 p.m. (tentative) Video Launch Party with Timber & Frame, an award winning Emmy Video Production company – The board of FOMCI is excited to share with you these beautiful videos telling the story of Maine Coastal Islands NWR.  The Timber & Frame staff also will share their stories of filming on our wild islands.  Join us on this special evening via Zoom, YouTube Live or Facebook Live.  More details coming!

Thursday, September 10, 6:30 p.m.  Meet the Park Ranger – Meet with Kate Owen, the park ranger at Maine Coastal Islands NWR, as she discusses the job of a Park Ranger and many others at the Refuge. She will also cover the mission of the Refuge and the importance of our public lands. Hosted by the Rockland Public Library via Zoom.  Details coming soon.

START your art project TODAY – Juried Nature Art Show – Evoking the Magic of Maine’s Coast & Islands – Friday, May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. Themes of abundance, beauty & change. Support FOMCI and have your art, if selected, hang in the Art Gallery at our Visitor Center in Rockland during the month of May.  For all ages, most media accepted.  Contact us for more details about guidelines.

SAVE the DATE – Sunday, July 11, 2021, 4 p.m. – Annual Seabird Cruise to Petit Manan Island – Support FOMCI, support the Refuge, talk to Refuge biologists and see the nesting seabirds of Petit Manan Island.   Cruise leaves from Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co (our hosts) – all proceeds support FOMCI.