Stories about "Environment"
Bates College continues series on ecology and politics of Maine forests

Friday, November 17, 2000 2:02 pm

Bates College concludes its nine-part series "The Ecology and Politics of Maine Forests" with two final talks in November and December. Environmental planner Joshua Royte of the Nature Conservancy will discuss "St. John River: Conservation and Management" at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. Jennifer Melville of Trust for Public Land will discuss "Conservation Easements" at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend these 80-minute talks free of charge.

Lecture on Maine Woods proposal

Tuesday, November 14, 2000 1:56 pm

Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.

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.

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 students present "Celebrating Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn"

Thursday, March 30, 2000 1:27 pm

Bates College students enrolled in "Literature and the Environment" will present the results of a semester-long project, "Celebrating the Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn," a series of interviews conducted with 15 Lewiston-Auburn residents about places that have particular meaning for them, at 5 p.m.Friday, April 7, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Maine student discovers low-tech way to purify arsenic-contaminated water

Thursday, February 24, 2000 2:55 pm

Katherine Heggeman, a Bates College senior from Standish, has discovered a method for purifying arsenic-contaminated groundwater in Zimapan, Mexico. Heggeman, a geology major at Bates, will present research related to her senior honors thesis at the 35th annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, March 13-15 in New Brunswick, N.J.

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.

The Rev. Peter Gomes to deliver Muskie Environmental Lecture at Bates

Thursday, February 25, 1999 11:34 am

Noted Harvard preacher and author Peter J. Gomes '65, will discuss Stewards of Creation: Theological Reflections on Ecological Obligations Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture, followed by a reception and book signing in Chase Hall Lounge, free of charge.

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