Heating needs among the Farmington community will be addressed on October 10 with a discussion panel; demonstrations of retrofitting will be presented as well as discussing options for heating.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine: “Sustainability Festival and Eat Local Lunch”
Vendors and non-profit organizations will gather at St. Joseph’s College on September 28 to showcase food, inventions, and other environmental products focusing on sustainability.
University of Maine Fort Kent: A presentation on “Medicinal Plants” and a nature walk entitled “Trees that Heal”
The Environmental Studies Program welcomes herbalist Natalia Bragg-Taylor for a presentation on local area plants that can be used for medicinal purposes and food.
A group of Unity College students, Sustainability Coordinator Jesse Pyles, and environmental activist Bill McKibben, travelled to Washington D.C. to deliver a message to the President: “Put solar back on it!”
The 2011 edition of “Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report has ranked MMA under the category of the “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs,” and “Best Baccalaureate Colleges (By Region).”
The Princeton Review has created a “Green College Honor Roll” system; COA, UC, and UMO all received the highest Green Rating score achievable of 99 this year.
A student from Bowdoin College interned with New Hampshire’s Land and Community Heritage Investment Program, working on land conservation and historic preservation projects.
The summit is designed for students to learn, collaborate and discuss issues regarding climate change and sustainability. This event is intended for college, high school, and middle school students of Maine.