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Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
207-581-3244 http://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/

April 2014

SSI SEMINAR – Connecting Science with Television with Frank Ferrel

April 14, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Desperate Alewives And Culvert Operations: Connecting Science with Television Frank Ferrel, Independent Film ProducerBrett Plymale, Videographer As a scientist or researcher, how do you tell your story? What you present in a peer conference may be very different from how you tell that same story to a television audience. Frank Ferrel, awardwinning writer, producer and director of the SSI science series, Sustainable Maine, takes us behind the scenes to illustrate just what it takes to present a complex research project…

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October 2014

Seminar – Dave Owen

October 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Future of Dam Law Dave Owen, University of Maine School of Law Professor Owen is the Associate Dean for Research at the University of Maine School of Law. He is the faculty advisor to the Maine Law Review and serves on the Board of Directors of  the Maine Bar Foundation. Owen’s current research interests include dam removals and  hydropower management, Endangered Species Act implementation, groundwater  regulation, and legal responses to the…

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November 2014

Black Ash Symposium

November 5, 2014 - November 7, 2014
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Sharing Traditional and Scientific Knowledge Registration is now open for the Black Ash Symposium to be held at the University of Maine November 5th - 7th, 2014. The unifying theme of the symposium will focus on the biology and ecology of black ash throughout North America. We will be bringing together researchers, state and national agencies, students, and tribal members to update our knowledge on a rare and rarely studied species whose populations are threatened by the emerald ash borer.…

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January 2015

Seminar – Richard Merrick – Cancelled

January 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate Richard Merrick, NOAA Seminar: 3pm-4pm Reception and informal discussion: 4pm-5pm Dr. Merrick began serving as Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor with NOAA Fisheries in 2011. In this capacity, he leads efforts to provide the science needed to support sustainable fisheries and ecosystems and to continue the Nation's progress in ending overfishing, rebuilding fish populations, saving critical species, and preserving vital habitats. As the head of scientific operations, Dr. Merrick directs…

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Ph.D. Proposal Seminar – Jared Homola

January 30, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Eco-evolutionary implications of environmental change across heterogeneous landscapes Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Conservation Biology

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November 2015

SEMINAR: Fish, Dams and Resilience: Dam(ned) tradeoffs between nature and technology

November 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

SPEAKER: Karen Wilson, University of Southern Maine * See below a list of suggested readings to accompany this seminar. Alewife are small prey fish that spawn in lakes but spend much of their lives in the marine environment and are the subject of restoration efforts throughout Maine. Many alewife today access their spawning habitat through small dams that maintain lake water levels or produce hydropower. These dams can significantly impede access to spawning habitat, expose alewife to predators and prevent…

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April 2016

SEMINAR – When Stories Leave the NEST: Online Archives for Stakeholder Engagement in Sustainability Science

April 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Presenters: Tyler Quiring, Research Associate, New England Sustainability Consortium, UMaine Bridie McGreavy, Communication & Journalism, UMaine Sustainability science is an innovative field that relies on collaborative connections among a broad range of academic disciplines, community partners, and public stakeholders. But how can sustainability science produce outputs that tap into the diversity of these connections to promote engagement within and among such varied audiences? Through its projects on Safe Beaches and Shellfish as well as the Future of Dams, the New…

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November 2016

Master’s Thesis Defense

November 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
202 Winslow Hall, Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Engaging through valuation: Investigating citizen attitudes impacting program support and exploring ecosystem services values in stakeholder engagement SPEAKER: Emma Fox, EES

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