Forestry experts gather Oct. 3–5 at UMaine

The University of Maine School of Forest Resources, in conjunction with the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, will host meetings of two ASTM International committees and the Wood I-Joist Manufacturers Association (WIJMA) Oct. 3–5. Stephen Shaler, director of the School of Forest Resources and associate director of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, says welcoming […]

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Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability: facts, values and better decisions

The 21st century will see unprecedented transformations in human life and vast changes on planet Earth. Key among these are the problems of sustainability, but emerging technologies — especially the intersection of nano-, bio-, information and cognitive technologies — also have the potential to reshape human life. These challenges will require difficult decisions based on […]

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Second SEA Fellows Symposium slated for Aug. 16

The second annual SEA Fellows Symposium will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The 2 p.m. symposium will highlight research of students, researchers and industry and community partners from around the state. The event, which will conclude by 5 p.m., includes an optional tour of the […]

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Kaye to speak about caregivers of older adults at UMMA

Len Kaye, director of the University of Maine Center on Aging, will deliver a noontime talk July 20 at the UMaine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. Kaye’s talk, “Caregivers of Older Adults: America’s Unsung Heroes,” is being held in conjunction with Jason Bard Yarmosky’s “Somewhere” exhibition. The exhibit features a series of paintings, drawings […]

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Public invited to Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science forum July 17

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center, aquaculture industry partners and the Damariscotta River Association invite community members to “Science for the People: Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science Public Forum” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 17 at Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta. Presenters will provide synopses of research being conducted by the Sustainable […]

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DMC hosts talk about right whales, changing Gulf of Maine

A University of Maine professor of oceanography will give a talk titled “Plankton, Right Whales and Change in Gulf of Maine Ecosystem” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 14 in Brooke Hall at the Darling Marine Center. Recent changes in the timing and abundance of zooplankton coincide with changes in right whale sightings, says Jeffrey Runge, […]

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Nature walks to be offered at Orono Bog Boardwalk

A series of nature walks will be offered this summer at the Orono Bog Boardwalk located in the Roland Perry (Bangor) City Forest. Erik Blomberg, an assistant professor of wildlife population ecology at the University of Maine, will lead a bat walk 8–9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 (rain date is June 28). Participants will use […]

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University of Hawai’i professor to talk about herring at DMC

Alison Rieser, an environmental lawyer and University of Hawai’i at Manoa professor, will deliver a talk titled “The Herring’s Empire” on Friday, June 30 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Friday Science Seminar at 10:30 a.m. in Brooke Hall is free, but online registration is requested. Taxed by churches to […]

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