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January 2022

Talk – Sustainability Awards and Presentations

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

This event will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine. Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information. In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines. For our first sustainability 'talk' of spring 2022 semester, we will recognize the winners of the Mitchell Center's 2021 Sustainability Awards. As part of the ceremony, each of the four awardees will give a brief presentation that reflects on the work for which they received…

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February 2022

Talk – The Warming Sea: A symphonic exploration of hope in the face of the climate crisis

February 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The talk will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine. A Career Q&A for graduate and undergraduate students will follow the talk. Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information. In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines. Speakers: Kate Dickerson, Founder and Director, Maine Science Festival Lucas Richman, Composer, Music Director, Bangor Symphony Orchestra In January of 2019, the Maine Science Festival commissioned GRAMMY award-winning composer, Lucas Richman, to compose…

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Talk – Wabanaki Fisheries: What rivers can teach us about partnerships

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The talk will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine. A Career Q&A for graduate and undergraduate students will follow the talk. Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information. In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines. Speaker: Anthony Sutton, Community Food Facilitator, ME Shellfish Learning Network and Adjunct Instructor, Dept. of Communication and Journalism, UMaine Collaboration is occurring in specific spaces and places, both with unique histories that shape…

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March 2022

Talk – The Maine Forest Tick Survey: Cross-disciplinary and community-engaged science for public health

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The talk will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine. A Career Q&A for graduate and undergraduate students will follow the talk. Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information. In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines. Speaker: Allison (Allie) Gardner, Assistant Professor, School of Biology and Ecology, UMaine Due to a combination of climate change and an expanding human-wildlife interface accompanying land development, Maine has seen a five-fold increase…

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2022 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference

March 31
Augusta Civic Center Augusta, ME United States + Google Map

The Maine Sustainability & Water Conference provides an annual forum where professionals, researchers, consultants, citizens, students, regulators, and planners gather to exchange information and present new findings on sustainability and water resource issues in Maine. Launched in 1994 by UMaine’s Senator George J. Mitchell Center with a primary focus on the future of Maine’s water resources, the conference has grown to incorporate topics related to many of the sustainability challenges facing Maine, including issues related to climate change, energy futures,…

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