Stories about "Sustainability"
Earth Day features 'read-ins' for local schoolchildren

Tuesday, April 14, 1998 2:46 pm

In celebration of Earth Day 1998, the Bates Environmental Federation sponsors two "read-ins" for local schoolchildren at the Lewiston and Auburn public libraries April 22 at 2 p.m.

Morse Mountain tax exemption extended

Tuesday, April 14, 1998 2:38 pm

The Phippsburg Board of Selectmen and Bates College announced Monday, April 13, that an agreement was reached to continue the tax exemption of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area.

Maine environmental protection professional to discuss mercury in Maine's environment

Thursday, April 9, 1998 2:10 pm

Ellen E. Parr Doering, chief of the air toxics section of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will deliver a lecture titled Mercury in Maine's Environment April 23 at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie. The public is invited and admission is free.

Environmental historian to discuss the role of wood in civilization development

Wednesday, April 8, 1998 2:07 pm

Environmental historian John Perlin will read from his acclaimed book A Forest Journey: The Role of Wood in the Development of Civilization April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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.

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