Western Maine Audubon will host a Lessons from Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center: A Citizen’s Guide to Helping the Birds of Maine presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the North Dining Hall in the Olson Student Center at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Laura Suomi-Lecker will lead the presentation that will cover common reasons why birds are admitted to the rehabilitation center in Freedom and what people can do to help local birds. The facilities and recent cases at Avian Haven also will be discussed.

Suomi-Lecker is the education and outreach coordinator and long-time volunteer with Avian Haven and also the technical director at Somerset County Soil and Water Conservation District, where she does a variety of bird-related programs.

2017 summer admissions include orphaned and injured eagles, owls, hawks, loons, bitterns, herons, ducks and many species of songbirds.

For more information, call 778-0424.

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