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Friday, September 21
 

10:00am

Agricultural/Forestry Projects at MeANS
A discussion of the agricultural and forestry projects completed at the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences during the first year (2011/2012), and where we intend to go with these projects in year two (2012/2013).

Speakers
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Emanuel Pariser

Maine Acad. Natl. Sciences


Friday September 21, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Young Maine Speakers Tent Located behind the Young Maine exhibitors' tent, tucked in between the Young Maine and Environmental Concerns tents. Enter from the Common between YEZ and Young Maine.

11:00am

Reconnecting our Children to the Natural World
And Introduction to Kroka Expeditions methods in outdoor education: balancing freedom with responsibility, adventure with risk, community with independence. Participants will share philosophies and practical strategies for wilderness connection and nature education in the lives of children and families.

Speakers
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Nathan Lyczak

Kroka Expeditions


Friday September 21, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Young Maine Speakers Tent Located behind the Young Maine exhibitors' tent, tucked in between the Young Maine and Environmental Concerns tents. Enter from the Common between YEZ and Young Maine.

12:00pm

Music as a Vehicle to Promote Community

We plan to talk a little bit about the vision and community-based programs at 317 Main St Community Music Center and we hope to have some of our students perform and talk about their experiences.


Speakers
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Ceci Gilson

Publicity & Marketing Director, 317 Main Community Music Center
317 Main is a nonprofit organization in operation since 2004, founded on the simple idea that music is the perfect vehicle for bringing people together. Ceci is a mandolin student at 317 as well as the parent of a 317 Main student. She hosts a weekly roots music radio show on WMPG... Read More →
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Carter Logan

317 Main St Community Music Ctr.


Friday September 21, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Young Maine Speakers Tent Located behind the Young Maine exhibitors' tent, tucked in between the Young Maine and Environmental Concerns tents. Enter from the Common between YEZ and Young Maine.

3:00pm

Sow What: Local Focus Community Action

Girl Scouting has changed in the last few years. Find out how "take action" projects help girls impact and engage in their local economies through sustainable programs, in addition to learning more about girl focused exploration of local agriculture and artistry.



Friday September 21, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Young Maine Speakers Tent Located behind the Young Maine exhibitors' tent, tucked in between the Young Maine and Environmental Concerns tents. Enter from the Common between YEZ and Young Maine.
 
Sunday, September 23
 

1:00pm

Beyond Internships: Growing Grass & Farmers at Sterling College
Patrick will discuss the challenges and victories of multi-species grazing in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont at the Sterling College Farm.

Speakers
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Patrick Sweat

Sterling College


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Young Maine Speakers Tent Located behind the Young Maine exhibitors' tent, tucked in between the Young Maine and Environmental Concerns tents. Enter from the Common between YEZ and Young Maine.