Mid-Coast Audubon will present naturalist Mike Shannon at the Camden Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. as he shares his passion for all things natural.

Shannon is a naturalist, educator and registered Maine Guide. He recently retired from Unity College where he taught ornithology and ecological education. Whether in the forest prowling for owls or aboard boats scanning for pelagic birds, he continues to lead outings for local groups. A former director of the Audubon Ecology Camp in Maine and master naturalist for the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Shannon will inspire the audience to embrace the winter season and explore life in the cold. The leafless woods are not lifeless, Mid-Coast Audubon said.

Mid-Coast Audubon is an all-volunteer group whose mission is to promote long-term responsible use of natural resources through an informed membership, education and community awareness. Every third Thursday of the month, Mid-Coast Audubon sponsors an evening program at the Camden Public Library. February’s program will be about lynx. For more information visit midcoastaudubon.org.