Articles by Senator George J. Mitchell Center

 
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When Science Meets Politics: Symphony or Slugfest?

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 24, 2015, at 10:47 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Hauck Auditorium , Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 2075813195 Abstract:Story continues below advertisement. There are a range of controversies in the news these days where the role of expertise in decision making has proved challenging, …
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Spatial and Temporal analysis of Beach and Shellfish Bed Water Quality Data

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Feb. 04, 2015, at 2:33 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: George J. Mitchell Center Norman Smith Hall Room 107, 5710 Norman Smith Hall, Orono , Maine For more information: 207-581-3244 ; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/event/seminar-kate-beard-tisdale/ Spatial and Temporal analysis of Beach and Shellfish Bed Water Quality DataStory continues below advertisement. Sponsored by the …
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Building Capacity for Socio-Environmental Problem Solving: A Design for Learning and Adaptation at SESYNC

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Feb. 04, 2015, at 1:53 p.m.
Monday, April 20, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: George J. Mitchell Center Norman Smith Hall , 5710 Norman Smith Hall University of Maine , Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244 ; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/event/seminar-jonathan-kramer-2/ Jonathan Kramer, SESYNCStory continues below advertisement. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …
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The Science of When Science Doesn’t Matter (and what to do about it)

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Feb. 04, 2015, at 1:47 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: George J. Mitchell Center Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine Norman Smith Hall , Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244 ; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/event/seminar-john-hagen/ John M. Hagan, President, Manomet Center for Conservation SciencesStory continues below advertisement. Why does society make …
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Materials Management through Sustainable Consumption: Research, Policy and Practice

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Feb. 04, 2015, at 1:43 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: George J. Mitchell Center Norman Smith Hall , University of Maine Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244 ; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/event/seminar-cindy-isenhour/ A significant body of research suggests that production efficiencies are unlikely to result in environmental improvements …
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2015 Maine Sustainability and Water Conference

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Jan. 23, 2015, at 2:41 p.m.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/maine-sustainability-water-conference-2015/ The 2015 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference will be held Tuesday March 31, 2015 at the Augusta Civic Center.Story continues below advertisement. Formerly the Maine Water Conference, …
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Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research for Understanding Bycatch in the Maine Lobster Fishery

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 27, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Yong Chen and Christine Beitl School of Marine Sciences, Dept. of Anthropology, University …
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Ecosystem management in a changing climate: What do fishermen have to do with it?

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 27, 2014, at 4:28 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Robin Alden, Executive Director, Penobscot East Resource Center Co-sponsors: Mitchell Center for Sustainability …
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Building Capacity for Socio-Environmental Problem Solving: A Design for Learning and Adaptation at SESYNC

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 25, 2014, at 2:18 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Jonathan Kramer, National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center Building Capacity for Socio-Environmental Problem Solving: A Design …
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We All Swim Downstream: Policy Solutions to Beach Water Pollution

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 25, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Water Program, Natural Resources Defense Council We All Swim Downstream: …
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Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Future of Dam Law

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 19, 2014, at 7:50 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME For more information: umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Dave Owen, University of Maine School of Law Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration …
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Using virtual reality as a tool for improving wind energy visualization

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 19, 2014, at 7:48 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME For more information: umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Nicholas Giudice, School of Computing and Information Science, University of Maine Using virtual reality …
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Engaging Future Vulnerability and Adaptation Using Landscape-scale Iterative Scenario-Building

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 14, 2014, at 9:03 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207/581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Dan Murphy, University of Cincinnati Engaging Future Vulnerability and Adaptation Using Landscape-scale Iterative …
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Development of Citizen Science Programs and Evaluation of Outcomes

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 14, 2014, at 8:55 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207/581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/ Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar SeriesStory continues below advertisement. Rebecca Jordon, Rutgers University Development of Citizen Science Programs and Evaluation of Outcomes …
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Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Sept. 09, 2014, at 8:32 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207/581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/home/news/mitchell-lecture/ “Mobilizing knowledge to shape a sustainable future”Story continues below advertisement. Keynote speaker: William Clark Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government With remarks by Senator George J. …

Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Aug. 02, 2013, at 12:23 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono, ME For more information: Kim Raymond; 207-581-3244 Science Serving Society: Achieving real-world solutionsStory continues below advertisement. Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University Senator Mitchell will provide remarks. Jane Lubchenco is an environmental scientist and marine …

Maine Water Conference

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Jan. 16, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine For more information: Kim Raymond; 207/581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/maine-water-institute/maine-water-conference-2/2013-2/ The Maine Water Conference is an annual forum for water resource professionals, researchers, consultants, citizens, students, regulators, and planners to exchange information and present new …

2012 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Aug. 28, 2012, at 10:25 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: 2012 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability Tuesday, September 25 at 1pmStory continues below advertisement. Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono The 2012 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability is entitled “A Call to Arms for a Transition to Sustainability”. Dr. …