Outreach

Spectrum News advances emerald ash borer survey

Spectrum News advanced a survey from the University of Maine School of Forest Resources that asks forest managers and owners to describe their level of concern about the emerald ash borer and their understanding of its impacts. The survey can be found online.

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Connecticut Media highlight Mayewski’s Arctic lecture

The Darien Times and Fairfield Citizen highlighted a lecture by Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, titled “The Arctic, New England and the First Abrupt Climate Change Event in the Modern Era.” The Darien Community Association hosted the talk as part of its Academic Lecture Series.

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Courier advances Ranco’s online talk about climate change and Wabanki

The Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Courier advanced an online talk by Darren Ranco, an associate professor of anthropology and chair of Native American Studies at the University of Maine, titled “Wabanaki Climate Justice & Adaptation.” The Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center will host the webinar at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 via Zoom. To request the Zoom […]

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McNamara speaks with BDN, WAGM about new Maine Farm to School Institute

Jade McNamara, a University of Maine assistant professor of human nutrition, spoke to the Bangor Daily News and WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) about the creation of a new Maine Farm to School Institute, an effort she is leading. The institute will train school communities and other stakeholders to establish their own farm to school […]

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Sun Journal, Piscataquis Observer advance Alumni Association’s MLK Day panel

The Sun Journal and The Piscataquis Observer advanced a panel hosted by the University of Maine Alumni Association in which multiple speakers, including Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey, will discuss the state of civil rights in Maine. The free, online event will be livestreamed on YouTube from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17. Opening […]

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UMaine Extension offers updates for agricultural industry Jan. 19

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two online research updates specific to the agricultural industry from 7–8 p.m. on Jan. 19.  “Integrated Pest Management — Controlling Pests in Potatoes” will be presented by Paul Horne, entomologist, potato IPM expert and owner-director of IPM Technologies Pty Ltd., Victoria, Australia; followed by “Potato Early Dying Research […]

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