Portland’s Sustainability Series

Leading conversations on Maine’s changing climate

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Sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the endurance of systems and processes through time. The Portland Sustainability Series will present a diversity of speakers to share different aspects of the work moving Maine to greater endurance and sustainability. Please join the Portland Public Library and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative as we engage in these important issues and conversations.

MARK YOUR CALENDARJoin us as we engage in these important issues and conversations. All of these events are FREE and open to the public from 5:30 - 7:00pm in the Rines Auditorium of the Portland Public Library in Portland, Maine.

February 26: Architecture with Birds in Mind

Join Maine Audubon staff expert, Nick Lund, to learn about which architectural features are most dangerous to birds, which birds are most at risk, and what steps architects and municipalities can take to reduce their impact on migration.

March 25, 2020: Maine's Climate Council

Office of Innovation and the Future's Staff will be joined by Council Members to talk about the Council's process and goals.

April 22, 2020: EARTH DAY!!

Celebration of Nature and the Earth in the context of this year being the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

May 27, 2020: "Love Flows"

Film and panel on river restoration projects around the world and right here in Maine with Josh Royte of the Nature Conservancy.


The Portland's Sustainability Series is co-hosted by the Portland Public Library and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative. Sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes through time. The Portland Sustainability Series presents a diversity of speakers to share different aspects of the work moving Maine to greater endurance and sustainability.

Portland's Sustainability Series
Questions?
Please email Jess Burton

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