Stories about "Sustainability"
Community energy development forum to feature Canadian chief

Wednesday, April 8, 1998 2:02 pm

"Models of Energy Self-Determination" a day-long forum focusing on community energy development, will be held at Bates April 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Chase Hall. Chief Abel Bosum of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree First Nation will deliver the keynote address on his village's award-winning alternative energy project at 9:45 a.m. Consumers, environmentalists, activists, students, business owners and government officials are invited to register for the forum by calling the Bates Office of Special Projects at 207-786-6077.

Forest protection depicted through film, slides, music

Thursday, March 5, 1998 4:20 pm

"The Big Wild Roadshow", a multimedia presentation on current logging practices in the Northern Rockies, will be shown Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Presented by Joshua Burnim and Martin Stephan, two forest activists from Idaho working to preserve the "Big Wild" forests in the Northern Rockies, the evening features slides, video and live acoustic guitar music to illustrate illegal logging activity on public lands. The public is invited and admission is free.

Earth Day founder to deliver Muskie Environmental Lecture

Tuesday, February 17, 1998 3:19 pm

Former U.S. Senator and Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson will discuss "Environment-Population- Sustainable Development: Where Do We Go From Here?" at Bates College March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture and admission is free.

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

Tuesday, October 1, 1996 11:12 am

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine's November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Environment keys parents and families weekend

Tuesday, October 1, 1996 10:26 am

"The Bates Environment" is the keynote for Bates College's annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.

Environmentalist to discuss role of higher education in sustainability

Monday, May 6, 1996 11:24 am

Scientist Anthony D. Cortese will discuss environmental sustainability in a lecture at Bates College on May 16 in the Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Former Muskie staffer to speak on environmentalism

Friday, March 29, 1996 11:11 am

Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie, will speak on "Shift in the Environmental Agenda" at Bates College on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bestselling author to deliver annual Muskie lecture

Tuesday, March 19, 1996 10:19 am

Author Bill McKibben, whose books include the best-seller The End of Nature, will present the annual Edmund S. Muskie Environmental Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in the Muskie Archives. McKibben's talk, Hope, Fear and the History of the Next 50 Years: An Environmentalist's Perspective, is open to the public at no charge.

Brower to Present Muskie Lecture

Wednesday, March 6, 1996 10:01 am

Known to many as the godfather of the environmental movement, Brower served from 1952 to 1969 as the first executive director of the Sierra Club. During that time the organization grew from 2,000 to 77,000 members and became one of the nation's most influential voices for environmental protection. In 1969 he founded Friends of the Earth, which now operates in 53 countries.

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