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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.

Upcoming Events:
Jun28
Renewable Energy Activity - Global to Regional
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Adults, Seniors Lawrence Mott, Director Americas of SgurrEnergy, a global renewable engineering firm, will speak on the current status of large scale wind and solar projects, technology, and policy here and abroad.
Jul26
"Bringing Nature Home" in Maine
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Adults, Seniors Join Maine Audubon’s Director of Education, Eric Topper, to explore the plants, practices and perks involved in restoring native food webs in our gardens, yards and communities based on the bestselling book of that title by Doug Tallamy.