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Friday, September 21
 

10:00am

MEIPL's Cool Congregations Program
MEIPL’s Cool Congregations Program provides technical support to help congregations make their buildings more energy efficient and educational resource material to leaders develop energy efficiency awareness workshops, weatherization work days, and other environmental stewardship programs.

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Laurie Osher

Maine Interfaith Power And Light


Friday September 21, 2012 10:00am - 10:50am
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

1:00pm

Clean Water Carbon Fund: Protect the Source
One sixth of Maine's population drinks from the Sebago Lake Reservoir. That reservoir's watershed is composed primarily of privately owned land. What is the relationship between headwater landowners and downstream beneficiaries? What role can voluntary offsets like the CWCF play in Maine?

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Lee Dassler

Northorse Equine Massage


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

3:00pm

Abrupt Climate Change
This lecture uses easy-to-understand principles from system sciences to explain why Maine communities must immediately begin preparations for abrupt, chaotic, extreme climate change.

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Alder Stone Fuller

Climate Adaptability Project


Friday September 21, 2012 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

5:00pm

Maine Made Wood Pellets Q&A
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Ron Harwood

Monitor of Maine


Friday September 21, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Energy & Shelter Speakers Tent Energy & Shelter Area, which is located between the Rose Gate and the Sheep Dog Demos
 
Saturday, September 22
 

2:00pm

Healing with Nature
From experience with working with children outdoors at Camp forest for over 8 years. seeing the nature and the child that is within all humans. We will talk about the amazing healing powers that nature has for all ages. Not only the nature that is outdoors but the nature that is within every human

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Adam Stone

Camp Forest


Saturday September 22, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

3:00pm

Abrupt Climate Change
This lecture uses easy-to-understand principles from system sciences to explain why Maine communities must immediately begin preparations for abrupt, chaotic, extreme climate change.

Speakers
AS

Alder Stone Fuller

Climate Adaptability Project


Saturday September 22, 2012 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

4:00pm

Planting Hope: The Story of Sustainable Harvest Intl.
Central America has lost more than half of its tropical forests to slash-and-burn farming. Planting Hope is a story of how one organization, based in Surry, Maine, is working with local farmers in Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama to break the cycle of poverty and deforestation.

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Florence Reed

Sustainable Harvest Intl.


Saturday September 22, 2012 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)
 
Sunday, September 23
 

10:00am

MEIPL's Cool Congregations Program
MEIPL’s Cool Congregations Program provides technical support to help congregations make their buildings more energy efficient and educational resource material to leaders develop energy efficiency awareness workshops, weatherization work days, and other environmental stewardship programs.

Speakers
LO

Laurie Osher

Maine Interfaith Power And Light


Sunday September 23, 2012 10:00am - 10:50am
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

11:00am

Allagash Tails & Tales
This is a power point program about the Allagash Wilderness Waterway and our collection of books. Through scenic pictures participants will learn about our nation's premiere Wild and Scenic River and learn about its natural and logging history. The program is design to promote literacy.

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Tim Caverly

Allagash Tails


Sunday September 23, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

1:00pm

Restoring the American Chestnut Tree
A presentation of the progress made by The American Chestnut Foundation in developing a highly blight-resistant chestnut tree using a backcross breeding program.

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Eric Evans

American Chestnut Fdn., Maine Chapter


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

1:00pm

The Campaign to Get BPA out of Maine Foods
Bisphenol-a, or BPA, is found in the bodies of 93% of Americans, and most BPA exposure comes from food packaging. Emma Halas-O'Connor from the Environmental Health Strategy Center will discuss what's happening in Maine to remove toxic BPA from food cans and jar lids, and how you can get involved.

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Emma Halas O'Connor

Env. Health Strategy Ctr.


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Social & Political Action Speakers Tent

2:00pm

Abrupt Climate Change
This lecture uses easy-to-understand principles from system sciences to explain why Maine communities must immediately begin preparations for abrupt, chaotic, extreme climate change.

Speakers
AS

Alder Stone Fuller

Climate Adaptability Project


Sunday September 23, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

3:00pm

Planting Hope: The Story of Sustainable Harvest Intl.
Central America has lost more than half of its tropical forests to slash-and-burn farming. Planting Hope is a story of how one organization, based in Surry, Maine, is working with local farmers in Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama to break the cycle of poverty and deforestation.

Speakers
FR

Florence Reed

Sustainable Harvest Intl.


Sunday September 23, 2012 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)