Mid-Coast Audubon bird seed sale fundraiser

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 7:15am

It’s time to prepare for your spring bird-feeding as we eagerly anticipate the arrival of our colorful migrants! Mid-Coast Audubon will be accepting bird seed orders until March 11 to raise funds to support bird conservation and education programming.  Orders can be placed online through our website, or by mail-in form available at https://midcoast.maineaudubon.org/event/bird-seed-sale/. 

Seed must be picked up on Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to noon at one of two locations: Plants Unlimited, 629 Commercial St (Route 1) in Rockport, or Lincoln County Publishing, 116 Mills Road, Newcastle. Please specify on your order form where you will pick up your seed.

Five varieties will be offered this spring: Black oil sunflower seed 20 pounds for $23, 40 pounds for $38; Sunflower meaties (hulled) 25 pounds for $33, or 50 pounds for $56; Melody Mix 20 pounds for $21, 40 pounds for $31; Thistle (Nyger) 5 pounds for $14; and Suet blocks, $2.50 each.

According to MCA President, Susan Schubel, “Our spring and fall bird seed sales are important fundraisers for the organization as all of our events are offered free to the public. Proceeds from this sale help to provide support for speaker fees for our public programs, maintenance and repairs of our preserves, bird feeder station grants to educational institutions, and more!”

All seed is pre-ordered, so make sure your payment is received by March 11 at 5 p.m.  Order online at https://midcoast.maineaudubon.org/event/bird-seed-sale/ or download an order form. Make your check payable to Mid-Coast Audubon, and send to Seed Sale Sue, 12 Audubon Rd., Bremen, ME 04551. For more information, check our Facebook page, or contact Sue by email at sschubel at tidewater.net and put BIRDSEED in the subject line.