June 16, 1998 12:40 pm
The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.
April 24, 1998 3:21 pm
The second annual Auburn Land Lab fair will be held May 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Auburn Land Lab at the corner of North Auburn and Holbrook roads in Auburn. This free event will bring together students, environmental educators, parents and community members to learn more about the environment. For more information, call Anne Wilson at 207-783-4563.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 27, 1996 10:40 am
Sheldon Krimsky, a philosopher and scientist, will discuss whether environmental chemicals damage human reproduction at Bates College on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
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.