How is climate change affecting Maine’s winter outdoor recreation industry? A panel of experts discuss historic winter weather patterns, what we can expect in the future for outdoor sports in Maine and how local businesses are adapting.

These conversations are meant to be insightful and informative as we tackle topics that touch all corners of our state.

Guest speakers

Sean Birkel, UMaine Climate Change Institute

Jessica Leahy, UMaine School of Forest Resources

Sarah Nelson, Appalachian Mountain Club

Matt Polstein, New England Outdoor Center

Melanie Brooks

Melanie Brooks

I am a professional writer/blogger who is finally finding my way in the kitchen. I am not a health-food addict, but I appreciate a home cooked meal made from local ingredients. As an avid member of the...