Peregrine falcon restoration in Acadia is May 12 Western Maine Audubon topic

FARMINGTON — Western Maine Audubon is sponsoring a talk by Ranger Patrick Kark, “Peregrine Falcon Restoration in Acadia National Park and Highlights of the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, via Zoom.
To register for the webinar, visit western.maineaudubon.org and go to the “events” listing. Once registered, an email confirmation with the link will be emailed.
Acadia National Park has a storied history in the recovery of peregrine falcons. Kark will discuss the success of the recovery project in the park and the reach Acadia’s falcons have had far outside the park’s borders. Acadia also hosts the Cadillac Mountain Hawkwatch, which is in its 27th counting season this year. Learn more about how Cadillac fits into the larger network of hawk migration monitoring sites across the continent. Kark came to Maine in 2014 as Acadia’s raptor intern. He has worked seven seasons at the park as an ornithology park ranger and is a visual information specialist for the park.