The visitors center of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge at 9 Water St. welcomes Karen Talbot, an award winning scientific illustrator and conservation artist, Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. for a program about Maine’s sea-run fishes. The illustrated talk will look at the natural history of Maine's native sea-run fishes and their status – past, present and future.

Then Talbot will describe her process for creating her pieces now showing in the Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery. Admission is by donation. For more information, call 594-0600, ext. 5.