Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center

Located at 9 Water Street, Rockland, Maine

Note: Our Nature Gift Store (run by volunteers) is open on most Monday afternoons and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. -3 p.m., and by appointment.  It is open during all our events as well. 


Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m.-12 noon – Nature Journal Group Forming – Introductory gathering –  Laurie Murray will facilitate this group.  The group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland.  The purpose of this group is to learn techniques to create nature journals, whether for learning more about nature, studying phenology or as a mindful practice.  There is no cost to participate.  Please register for planning purposes by email or phone: or 207-594-0600, ext. 5.   


Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – Summering with Vultures – Don Reimer – Get an inside look into the life of turkey vultures as a vulture pair raises two downy chicks from egg to fledged independence. 



For more information about programs,  sign up for our e-newsletter or email request to (unless specified, programming is free of charge, although donations are appreciated to support the work of FOMCI)