Archives for "Environment"


April 30, 2004 3:39 pm

Earth Day event draws 4,000 Lewiston-Auburn residents

More than 4,000 barbeque meals — a new record — and 6,400 gladiolus and lily bulbs were distributed to all comers Thursday as Bates invited its Lewiston and Auburn neighbors to its annual Earth Day celebration.


April 20, 2004 3:09 pm

Bates College welcomes community to Earth Day celebration

As it does every year, Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to “Affirming Our Community,” an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.


April 8, 2004 3:28 pm

Five Bates College students receive Philip J. Otis Fellowships

Five Bates College students have received Philip J. Otis Fellowships to support exceptional research into the relationship among individuals and societies and the natural world, the Dean of the Faculty’s office at Bates has announced.


April 8, 2004 3:08 pm

Bates students awarded Phillips, Otis fellowships

Twelve Bates College students have been awarded fellowships to support unusual off-campus research.


March 30, 2004 2:00 pm

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the “Environmental Economics” course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.


March 22, 2004 9:38 am

Impacts of exotic marine species at issue in Bates College lecture

Jim Carlton, a marine scientist at Williams College, will discuss the effects of exotic marine organisms on both the ecology of near-shore environments and the people who depend on those environments at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, in Carnegie Science Hall, Room 204, Bates College, Campus Avenue.


February 27, 2004 12:34 pm

Director presents toxic comedy about vinyl siding

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and environmental activist Judith Helfand screens her documentary “Blue Siding,” a serio-comic expose of vinyl siding, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the 96-minute screening, co-sponsored by Bates Hillel and the Environmental Coalition, free of charge.


January 9, 2004 10:03 am

Georgetown nature photographer shows Arctic images at Bates College

Georgetown photographer Will Richard, a frequent traveler to the Arctic and leader of an environmental studies seminar at Bates College in 2002, returns to the college to present a slide lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in the Smedley Lounge, Environmental Studies House, 111 Bardwell St.


December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

Judy Marden, director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, leads a late-morning New Year’s hike or snowshoe at the conservation area on Sunday, Jan. 4.


October 30, 2003 12:35 pm

Cultural ecologist, philosopher to deliver Andrews lecture

Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled “Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.