Stories about "Sustainability"
Bates to hold panel discussion on forestry referendum

Tuesday, October 24, 2000 2:39 pm

"Voting on the Future of Maine's Forest," a panel discussion on the statewide forestry referendum "An Act Regarding Forestry Practices," will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this presentation sponsored by the Muskie Archives Speakers Series free of charge.

Environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill to speak at Bates

Thursday, October 19, 2000 2:23 pm

Environmental activist and writer Julia Butterfly Hill, who spent two years living in an ancient California redwood tree to protect it from loggers, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates College Receives Maine Development Foundation's Champion for Economic Growth Award

Friday, September 1, 2000 2:54 pm

The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) presented its 2000 Champion for Economic Growth Award to Bates College at the organization's 22nd annual meeting held in Lewiston on Sept. 12.

Volpi wins inaugural Stanton Environmental Award

Tuesday, June 20, 2000 1:59 pm

Robert Volpi, director of Bates College Dining Services, has received the inaugural Stanton Environmental Award from the Bates College Environmental Confederation, a group of staff, faculty and students who coordinate the college's efforts to raise environmental awareness and implement programs that encourage environmental sustainability.

Leon to discuss "Consumers' Most Important Environmental Choices" at Bates

Wednesday, April 19, 2000 12:54 pm

Warren Leon, executive director of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, will discuss "Consumers' Most Important Environmental Choices" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates Dining Services wins national environmental award

Monday, April 10, 2000 12:25 pm

The national environmental nonprofit Renew America announced today that Bates College Dining Services has been selected for a second consecutive National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the category of waste prevention/recycling. The prestigious awards are being given by Renew America to 16 programs throughout the nation.

Designer McDonough to discuss "Designing a 'Green' World"

Tuesday, February 22, 2000 2:50 pm

William McDonough, named 1999 Designer of the Year by Interiors magazine, will discuss "Designing a 'Green' World" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College.

Bates hosts reception to celebrate Carson letters gift

Friday, October 9, 1998 2:06 pm

To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:39 pm

Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on "Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.

Biologist to discuss regional conservation planning and ecology

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:14 pm

Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book "Saving Nature's Legacy" (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk "Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale" at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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