Offshore Wind Port Fact Sheet

Offshore Wind Port Fact Sheet

Sears Island is under threat of development Maine Department of Transportation is considering developing Sears Island, one of the largest undeveloped islands on the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., into the hub for building and launching floating offshore wind turbines....
Offshore Wind Project Resources

Offshore Wind Project Resources

The state of Maine is considering using 60-80 acres or more on the western shore of Sears Island as the site where enormous floating wind turbines will be built and then deployed to the Gulf of Maine as part of Maine’s renewable energy plan. We agree with the urgent...
Preparing for Winter: Activity Kit for Kids

Preparing for Winter: Activity Kit for Kids

Friends of Sears Island offers another free grab-and-go activity kit for children this month. November is a time of shortening days, taking stock, preparing for winter, and giving thanks, and so this month’s theme is “Winter’s on its Way.” The activity kit will...
“Falling Leaf Fun” Activity Kits for Kids

“Falling Leaf Fun” Activity Kits for Kids

Friends of Sears Island is offering another free grab-and-go activity kit for children this month. The theme for October’s bag is “Falling Leaf Fun,” which will include printouts about why leaves change color and how to identify leaves from common tree species in our...

Fall Bird Migration Video

On Tuesday, August 25th at 6:00pm, the Belfast Free Library and Friends of Sears Island co-hosted a virtual presentation with Seth Benz titled “Dust Off Your Binoculars, Fall Bird Migration is Upon Us!” Shorebirds, hawks, seaducks, gannets, songbirds:...