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May 2015

Teaching Seminar: A.H. Kroll

May 8, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Adaptive management of forest riparian zones Dr. AJ Kroll is a candidate for the SFR-WFCB Forest Wildlife Habitat Management faculty position.  He is currently a Research Scientist for Weyerhaeuser Natural Resources in Federal Way, WA.  He has a PhD in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana and a MS in Wildlife Science from New Mexico State University.  His research background is primarily on species and community responses to intensive land-use practices; wildlife/forestry interactions; statistical graphics; and professional ethics.

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June 2015

Summer Fish Talk Series – W. Jeffrey Bolster

June 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Schoodic Institute Winter Harbor, ME + Google Map

Start off the summer season learning from a renowned author and professional seafarer, W. Jeffrey Bolster! What can the history of overfishing in the age of sail teach us about fisheries restoration in eastern Maine? Bolster will share fascinating insights about the role of this part of Maine played in the history of fishing innovation and exploitation in the 1600s to the 1800s. It us a story with colorful characters, one that is both human and ecological, and it shows…

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July 2015

Maine Beaches Conference

July 17, 2015
Southern Maine Community Collete South Portland, ME United States + Google Map

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August 2015

Hydrology Talk at Orono Bog Boardwalk

August 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Orono Bog Boardwalk, Rolland F. Perry (Bangor) City Forest + Google Map

The hydrology of peatlands will be the focus of an August talk through the Orono Bog Boardwalk led by Mitchell Center researcher Andy Reeve. Reeve, a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences who specializes in groundwater flow and solute transport in peatlands systems, will deliver the talk, “Hydrology in Bogs and Fens — Where Does the Water Go?” from 10–11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. The discussion will focus on the continuous stream of water that percolates beneath the boardwalk,…

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45th Annual Maine Lakes Conference and Celebration

August 22, 2015
Camp Skylemar, Trickey Pond
Naples, ME
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$35

Whether you are a lakeshore homeowner or visitor, have a favorite lake that you enjoy swimming, fishing, or paddling in, or rely on our lakes for your drinking water supply, you have a vested interest in keeping our lake waters clean and clear. The 45th Annual Maine Lakes Conference & Celebration has an inspiring lineup of sessions on climate change impacts, lake monitoring, community action to protect your lake from harmful land management practices, and much more. An increasing number…

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September 2015

MWUA Drinking Water Protection Seminar

September 2, 2015

Maine Water Utilities Association 2015 Drinking Water Protection Seminar September 2, 2015 MWUA Seminar Brochure

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October 2015

2015 Geddes W. Simpson Distinguished Lecturer

October 5, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House, Two Alumni Place, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Mark W. Anderson Senior Instructor Emeritus, School of Economics and Mitchell Center Fellow Open Season on Chickadees: A Field Guide to the Anthropocene

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Our Changing Coast: Casco Bay in 2015

October 13, 2015
Double Tree Hilton Hotel South Portland, ME United States + Google Map
$35

Please join us for the 2015 State of Casco Bay Conference at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in South Portland, Maine on October 13. Every five years Casco Bay Estuary Partnership holds a State of the Bay conference. At this year’s conference, we will be highlighting efforts to protect Casco Bay, reporting on current knowledge regarding the condition of the bay, reflecting on the future of the changing bay, and celebrating the 25th anniversary of the designation of Casco Bay…

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Talk: Anishinabe Philosophy and Worldview

October 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Multipurpose Room, Memorial Union, UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Waubenewquay Dorene Day Waubenewquay is Waubizayshee Oídodaym (Marten Clan), a Third Degree Midewiwin and Lead Woman singer for Center Fire in the Three Fires Midewiwin (Heartway), Lodge. She is a MidewanniquayóWater Line Womanó those who vow to take care of the water For more information, please contact: Bethany Haverlock - 581-1417 - Bethany.haverlock@umit.maine.edu

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Maine Landscape Scenario Workshop

October 16, 2015
New England Environmental Finance Center, University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME United States

The New England Landscape and Futures Project is hosting a workshop in each New England state, and this one in Maine will offer the opportunity for conservation professionals to explore future scenarios of the Maine landscape, and how those can inform current management and policy decisions.  You will also learn about the latest research and trends in land conservation.

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