2014 - 2015 Evening Programs
The Third Thursday of the Month
Belfast Free Library, Abbott Room, 6:30 p.m.
September 18, 6:30 pm. “The Ship in the Forest: our forest and sea connection in Maine.” Bill Leavenworth of Searsmont, a multifaceted scholar, sailing vessel worker, and college professor, will present an environmental history of the Gulf of Maine from early settlement to the present.
October 16, 6:30 pm. ”Ecological connections between land and sea - what they mean for our future.” Dr. Denis Wang, PhD in marine behavioral ecology with a primary research focus on lobster behavior and population dynamics, will connect the dots for us.
November 20, 6:30 pm. "Building on Success - Achievements and Strategies for Conservation.” Doug Sensenig, Exec. Director of Coastal Mountains Land Trust, will give us an update on the Land Trust’s work in the Belfast area and ask for ideas people have for other work/collaborations.
December 11, 6:30 pm. “Hit the Trail!” with Cloe Chunn and Skip Pendleton, who will update us on new trails in our area, including the In-Town Nature Trail, Meadow Brook Preserve Trails, and Hills to Sea Trail, among others.
January 15, 2015, 6:30 pm. “A Permaculture Look at Head of Tide Preserve’s Food Producing Past and Future.” Karin Wittmann, organizer of the Head of Tide project.
February 19, 6:30 pm. “Bats: Aerial Acrobats of the Night.” Ecology and importance of the nine local bat species. Katelin Craven, bat biologist .