Who We Are
Rich MacDonald, along with wife Natalie, is co-owner of The Natural History Center. A lifelong birder, naturalist, and field biologist, Rich is usually found outdoors with binoculars strapped over his shoulder. He has long studied boreal birds and waterbirds, and led bird tours throughout North America and beyond, as well. Rich is a Registered Maine Guide and a Licensed Guide in New York.
Natalie Springuel, along with husband Rich, is co-owner of The Natural History Center. Along with Rich, she serves as lead naturalist for Garrison Keillor on the cruises of National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Natalie combines her passions for the marine environment and coastal heritage with her love of teaching and adventure to help people discover ocean and coastal environments. As a Master Maine Guide for sea kayaking and recreation, she has led thousands of visitors by land and by sea.