BDN Climate Conversation to feature Birkel, Leahy Oct. 15

The Bangor Daily News will host the third of four Climate Conversations at 4 p.m. Oct. 15. 

This event, “Snow Business: What do Shorter, Milder Winters Mean for the Outdoor Industry?” will feature Sean Birkel, University of Maine research assistant professor with the Climate Change Institute, Jessica Leahy, professor of human dimensions of natural resources in UMaine’s School of Forest Resources, Sarah Nelson, director of research for the Appalachian Mountain Club, and Matt Polstein, founder and chief executive officer of the New England Outdoor Center.  

This series of conversations is intended to foster wider discussion of issues that impact every economic sector and every region of Maine. Attendance is free; participants must register online