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June 16, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

On our evening moose tour tonight, Ken, our Guide took our guests by van in search of our native Maine wildlife. He did not disappoint, they spotted 2 moose, 2 different species of duck, a Common Goldeneye and a Merganser, as well as some local foliage including Lady Slippers and Trillium.

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June 14, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our morning tour headed out on Millinocket Lake bright and early on a brisk but sunny morning. We had a full boat and they had the pleasure of seeing a bull moose along with some loons, merganser ducks and a kingfisher.

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June 13, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

This morning we had a full boat heading out on Millinocket Lake in search of the illusive beast. While they did not see a moose, they did see a Doe and fawn, beaver, loons and ducks. And of course the gorgeous view of Katahdin is always a sight to behold.

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June 12, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today we had a full day wildlife tour and an evening moose tour. It was a great day for seeing Maine wildlife. On the boat tour they were delighted to see a bull moose and 2 cows and on the land portion of the tour they saw barn swallows, a snowshoe hare and 2 red…

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These Trails Are Made for Biking!

By neoc | Jun 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Volunteers travel to Millinocket for trail-building and life-changing Growing up, Kay Sides and Dylan Collins weren’t really outdoorsy. Kay describes a childhood spent in cities and suburbs of Southern California. Dylan hadn’t traveled much beyond his small hometown in Virginia.These two, along with eight other AmeriCorps NCCC volunteers from across the country, are finishing up…

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June 11, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a rainy day, it cleared up just in time for our evening moose tour. Our guide Dave took our guests by van and they spotted a yearling bull moose. Another successful tour!

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June 11, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a rainy day, it cleared up just in time for our evening moose tour. Dave, our guide took our guests by van and they had the pleasure of spotting a yearling bull moose! Another successful tour in the books.

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June 6, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

This evenings moose tour was a great success. Our guide Ken took our guests by van to some of our secret spots and they saw a young cow moose, a red fox , barn swallows and a pileated woodpecker.

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June 5, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our tour today was jam packed with our native Maine wildlife. Our guests saw several unique birds including a Cormorant which is a very rare water bird. Along with this, we saw a few hares and frogs.

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June 4, 2019

By NEOC Info | Jun 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tonight’s tour was full of excitement. We were able to see a moose right from the beginning. Along the trip we also saw two loons, a duck, a beaver and a fox.

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