The Trail Head

The Trail Head Index Welcome to the Penquis Nature Center trail systems. There are three sets of trails. These trails traverse the varied habitat of the area, giving a brief look at some of the more important plants and animals found here. We are sure we don’t have to tell you not to leave cyber-trash …

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Local Birders Note Progress of Spring Bird Migration;

Local Birders Note Progress of Spring Bird Migration; Blind Birders find Birds by Ear for North American Bird Count The Ninth Annual North American Migration Count was held on May 12, International Migratory Bird Day. Birders fanned out all over Maine to participate, county by county. The information they gather helps create a “snapshot” of …

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Natural History Education, Science, Technology

Natural History Education, Science, Technology   All sound files on this site are wav or mp3 files. Sometimes there is conflict between screen-reading software and other sound players. If you have problems hearing the sounds, contact your technical specialist. If you still have problems, Also be sure to let us know of any general access …

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Creating Websites For the Blind

Creating Websites For the Blind Everyone wants their website to be elegant and striking. As a result, most web writers go in for striking graphics, elegant layout, and cutting edge technology. None of this is any good if you are writing for the blind. If your client group cannot see your site, the only elegance …

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Web Resources for the Blind

Web Resources for the Blind If you know of good sites we don’t have listed (and there are many at the moment), Resource Index General support and access sites Amateur radio for the blind Nature, science, outdoor activities Guide dogs, therapy and service animals Our index of online science and nature magazines General support and …

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