2017 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference
Augusta Civic Center
This year’s conference will include two concurrent sessions, a student poster session and a keynote talk. Potential concurrent sessions include the following topics: Materials Management, Drought, Maine’s Changing Foodscape, Ocean and Coastal Acidification, Shoreland Zoning, Green-Gray Infrastructure. The conference keynote speaker is Aram Calhoun, a professor of wetlands ecology from UMaine. Aram will speak about her research that uses local vernal pool conservation as a model to help communities find ways to balance economic development with natural resource conservation on private land.