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Portland’s Sustainability Series: Leading conversations on Maine’s changing climate

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. Please join us as we engage in these important issues and conversations!

Upcoming Events:
Oct27
Sustainability Series: Finding Hope in the Face of Climate Change
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Audience: Adults Ordinary people have more power to change the world than they think they do. Joim us on October 27th as we welcome author Susan B. Inches for a presentation on how to find your power and take action for the environment.
Nov17
Sustainability Series: Voices from the Barrens Film Screening and Discussion
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Audience: Adults Join us for a screening and discussion of Voices from the Barrens: Native People, Blueberries and Sovereignty, which documents the wild blueberry harvest of the Wabanaki People from the USA and Canada.
Dec08
Sustainability Series: COP26 and Maine - One Mainer's Adventure at the UN Climate Change Conference
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Audience: Adults Explore what the COP26 UN Climate Conference means for Maine and the world with Holly Parker, Ph.D., conference attendee and director of UNE North - the Institute of North Atlantic Studies at the University of New England.