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Josh Stoll and Local Catch on WABI-TV and in UMaine News on sourcing local seafood

Josh Stoll, Mitchell Center faculty fellow and assistant professor of marine policy at the University of Maine, is featured in a March 25 UMaine News article about Local Catch Network, “a community of fishermen, researchers and consumers committed to providing local, healthful, low-impact and economically sustainable seafood directly from harvesters.” During the coronavirus pandemic, more people […]

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Bridie McGreavy promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

UMaine News reported on March 19 that Mitchell Center Faculty Fellow Bridie McGreavy was one of 29 faculty members from UMaine and UMM who were recently promoted or granted tenure. McGreavy became Associate Professor with Tenure in the Department of Communication and Journalism at UMaine. McGreavy’s environmental communication and sustainability science research addresses how, through […]

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“Tick, Talk” on March 2 covered by The Maine Campus

The March 2 Sustainability lecture, “Tick, Talk: Integrating biological and social science research to address ticks and Lyme disease in Maine,” by Dr. Carly Sponarski was featured in a recent article by The Maine Campus, UMaine’s student newspaper. The talk focused on the intersections between tick ecology in Maine, land management decisions, and the exposure […]

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McGreavy, Hillyer moderate panel at Shellfish Focus Day, March 5

Dr. Bridie McGreavy, Mitchell Center faculty fellow and assistant professor of communication and journalism, and doctoral student Gabby Hillyer moderated a panel at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum’s Shellfish Focus Day on March 5 in Rockland. The panel, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Shellfish Conservation and Improving Water Quality,” included shellfish managers from several towns who shared their […]

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Darren Ranco interviewed by Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Dr. Darren Ranco was featured in an interview by The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in an article titled, “Fellow and Activist Scholar Builds Bridges,” on February 27, 2020. Dr. Ranco is a citizen of the Penobscot Nation, Mitchell Center faculty fellow, as well as Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs at […]

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Cindy Isenhour talks about waste management work on Maine Calling

Maine Public’s call-in radio show, Maine Calling, focused on waste management challenges and the “zero waste” movement on March 2. The program featured Cindy Isenhour, Mitchell Center faculty fellow and Associate Professor of Anthropology at UMaine. Isenhour is a member of the Mitchell Center’s Materials Management Team. She is currently working on the project, Rethinking Reuse […]

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Talk on Rural Economic Development in Maine featured in Maine Campus article

UMaine’s student newspaper, The Maine Campus, covered the Mitchell Center’s Sustainability Talk, “Shifting Dynamics of Rural Economic Development in Maine,” in a February 10 article. The February 3 talk featured Lee Umphrey, Vicki Rusbult, and Will Harper from the Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC), which works to support Maine communities and businesses and frequently partners […]

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Adam Daigneault presented at Maine Climate Council meeting on January 29

Adam Daigneault, Mitchell Center faculty fellow and Assistant Research Professor with the School of Forest Resources, presented at the second meeting of the Maine Climate Council on January 29 in Augusta. Daigneault’s presentation on “Forest Ecosystems, Forestry, and Biodiversity” represented work with partners at the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Maine Audubon Society, […]

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