Environment

 
Community
Chewonki student and attendees from last year’s “Local Food, Local Hunger” forum participate in an activity that simulates wealth distribution in the United States.

The Morris Farm and Chewonki to Hold Third Annual Forum on Food Security in Lincoln County, Maine

By Marvin Tala on Feb. 20, 2017, at 2:33 p.m.
Community
Rosalyn and her winning poster

Smokey the Bear Poster Contest Winner

By Kristen Eschman on Feb. 20, 2017, at 11:50 a.m.
Community

Cafe Sci with Bigelow Labs

By Ken Gross on Feb. 17, 2017, at 2:38 p.m.
Community
Patty Hager

Patty Hager Joins SWT Board

By Nancy Williams on Feb. 14, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.
People protest under the statue of Lafayette against President Donald Trump's directive to permit the Dakota Access pipeline during a demonstration at the White House in Washington, Feb. 8, 2017.

Federal judge rejects request to block Dakota Access pipeline

By Steven Mufson and Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post on Feb. 14, 2017, at 6:56 a.m.
The judge rejected the tribes’ motion to block construction based on religious freedom grounds, with the tribes arguing that the Missouri River and Lake Oahe are integral parts of their sacred rights and beliefs.
Community
From the oceans of Acadia National Park to the Himalayas of India, Unity College will bring audiences on compelling global environmental journeys with its Fishbowl series this Spring.

From Himalayas to Acadia, the Unity College Fishbowl series offers compelling environmental journeys

By Bob Mentzinger on Feb. 10, 2017, at 11:22 a.m.
Community

Stand for Water – Divest TD Bank!

By Karen Marysdaughter on Feb. 10, 2017, at 9:16 a.m.
Community
Husson University’s 2017 Ethics Symposium will feature a presentation by Dr. Steve Fesmire called “Rescuing Democracy from Moral Fundamentalism: How Moral Certainty is a Roadblock to Sustainability.”  The lecture will take place at the Gracie Theatre on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. The Ethics Symposium is free and open to the public.

Husson University’s 2017 Ethics Symposium Examines Moral Fundamentalism and Sustainability

By Eric B. Gordon on Feb. 01, 2017, at 6:24 p.m.
Community

Region’s largest #greenjobs fair returns Tuesday to Unity College

By Bob Mentzinger on Feb. 01, 2017, at 12:05 p.m.
Community

Regenerative Community through Nature Connection

By Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition on Jan. 30, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
Community

Piscataquis County Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting

By Madeline Lubas on Jan. 30, 2017, at 3:54 p.m.
Community

USDA State Technical Committee meeting set for March 1 in Bangor

By Thomas Kielbasa on Jan. 30, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.
Community

Contra Fundraiser: Stand with Standing Rock!

By Autumn Jackson on Jan. 30, 2017, at 9:51 a.m.
A screenshot of the cover of a National Park Service report on climate change that was the most-downloaded government document this week.

Top download from any federal site right now is park service report on climate change

By Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post on Jan. 28, 2017, at 12:20 p.m.
As of Friday morning, a National Park Service report about the agency’s “Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy” was the most downloaded document from a government website.
Community

Our Parks, Our Future: An Evening with David Evans Shaw, Shawn Gorman & Lucas St. Clair

By Broadreach Public Relations on Jan. 26, 2017, at 10:34 a.m.
Community

USDA funding in the Houlton area to improve water quality

By Thomas Kielbasa on Jan. 26, 2017, at 8:54 a.m.
CONTRIBUTORS
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, Jan. 18, 2017.

Maine needs an EPA head who we can count on to keep our air and water clean

By Katie Magoun on Jan. 23, 2017, at 11:27 a.m.
From a bipartisan effort headed by Richard Nixon, the EPA was founded to protect human health and the environment for the good of current and future citizens.
Community

Weyerhaeuser Foundation Awards Maine TREE a Grant

By Cathy Herlihy on Jan. 19, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
Community

Film: Community Conservation

By Lee Cataldo on Jan. 18, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.
Community
Mark McCullogh with a Canada Lynx kitten, one of his clients.

The Canada Lynx and Other Northern Wildlife – Can we Protect them from Global Warming?

By Nancy Jacobson on Jan. 16, 2017, at 7:21 a.m.