Talk Archive

Where available, links to video recordings are provided beneath each talk listing.

February 24, 2014
Keri Kaczor, Maine Healthy Beaches Program, UMaine Cooperative Extension
Video Link: Turbulence: Healthy Beaches, Watersheds and Tourist Economies
Presentation slides (pdf)

December 3, 2013
Kohl Kanwit, Maine Dept. of Marine Resources
Video link: Clean Clams: Assessing Human Impacts and Protecting Public Health

November 15, 2013
Mark Lapping, University of Southern Maine
Video Link: Can Food Become an Economic Driver for the Maine Economy?

November 19, 2013
Frank Drummond, University of Maine
Video Link: Two Years in…or Even Cowgirls Get the Blues…or the Unhappy Tea Party…or a Glimpse at a Multidisciplinary, Multi-State Pollination Project

October 29, 2013
Barry Costa-Pierce, Marine Science Center at UNE
Video Link: Ecological Aquaculture: The Evolution of the Blue Revolution

October 3, 2013
Dr. Jordan Karubian
Video link: Can Community-Based Partnership Improve the Way We Do Science: A Case Study from a Conservation Hotspot in Ecuador

September 25, 2013
2013 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability
Jane Lubchenco
Video Link: Science Serving Society: Achieving Real-World Solutions

April 10, 2013
Robert J. Johnston, Clark University
Video link: Integrating Biophysical and Economic Data for Ecosystem Service Valuation: From Cooling Water to Coastal Flooding

April 2, 2013
Vic Sher, Vic Sher Law
Video Link: Communicating Science in the Courtroom: What Scientists Need to Know

February 18, 2013
AAAS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
Video link: What are the Roles of Knowledge Institutions in Sustainability?

November 13, 2012
Tom Schueler, Chesapeake Stormwater Network
Video link: Can Urban Watersheds Be Sustainable?

November 6, 2012
David Secord
Video link: From Academia to Philanthropy: Ruminations on the Journey

October 25, 2012
Michael Fotos, Yale University
Video link: Operational Polycentricity: Sustainable Governance and Governance for Sustainability

September 25, 2012
2012 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability
Keynote speaker: Pamela Matson
Video Link: A Call to Arms for a Transition to Sustainability

March 29, 2012
David Sloan Wilson, SUNY
Video link: Using Evolution to Improve the Quality of Life

February 23, 2012
Robert Jacobson
Link to video 1: Conceptualizing and Communicating Ecological River Restoration
Link to video 2: Re-Engineering the Lower Missouri River For Ecosystem Recovery: A Long Strange Trip

October 13, 2011
2011 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability
Keynote speaker: Baruch Fischhoff
Link to video: Helping Science Speak for Itself: Improving Communication Between Scientists and Citizens

September 21, 2011
Phil Nyden
Link to video: Do We Know it All? Combining Community and University Knowledge in Research

June 2011
Dr. Robert Kates
Keynote address at the Institute of Resource Assessment
Link to video: Sustainability Science: Ideas & Practice

Maine Sustainability & Water Conference

2015 – Safe Beaches & Shellfish Session (video link)

2013 – Maine Water Conference Plenary

  • Craig Williamson, Miami University, OH
    Managing Water Resources in a Changing Climate: Deciphering the Sentinel Responses of Lakes in a Warmer and Wetter World
  • Timothy Ford, University of New England, ME
    Global Studies in Water and Health: Implications for Maine