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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:
Sep26
The Naturalist's Notebook
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Adults Bowdoin College biologist, Nathaniel T. Wheelwright will speak about the book he wrote with Bernd Heinrich, The Naturalist's Notebook: An Observation Guide and 5-Year Calendar-Journal for Tracking Changes in the Natural World Around You.
Oct24
Dawnland
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Adults Inside the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans - the Wabanaki of Maine. After the screening there will be a panel discussion with Ntlewes Esther Anne and Mishy Lesser, Ed.D, who will speak about the creation of the film.