May Sustainability Series Film: Love Flows (via Zoom)
Location: Virtual event via Zoom. See event details for instructions.
Once upon a time, massive fish migrations were observed yearly around the globe. Civilizations and wildlife revolved around these natural wonders and depended on them for survival. For millennial, we have relied on rivers as a source of food, recreation, and energy. Unfortunately, many of these natural, free-flowing rivers have deteriorated as generations pass. Love Flows brings to life the challenges that voiceless rivers and fishes face against threats, but more importantly, it focuses on what we are doing to help improve the situation.
Join us for a virtual screening and discussion of the film with a panel of river restoration experts including the film’s narrator, The Nature Conservancy in Maine’s Senior Scientist, Joshua Royte. Josh will be joined by Ben Matthews, Watershed Restoration Scientist at The Nature Conservancy and Michael Shaughnessy, Friends of the Presumpscot River.
Full Zoom Info:
You will find yourself in a waiting room when you first enter the Zoom gathering. If you arrive early, you will remain in the waiting room until the host admits you to the program at 5:30.
You are welcome to have your video on or off for this program – your choice! Please be aware, however, that all other participants will be able to see you if your video is on, and this program will be recorded. By entering into the Zoom program, you are agreeing to have your image captured and shared by Portland Public Library.
All microphones will be automatically muted by the host. If you would like to participate in the Q&A, you can send your question to the host via Zoom’s chat feature.
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About the Series » Portland’s Sustainability Series
Portland’s Sustainability Series: Leading conversations on Maine’s changing climate
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.