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April 2021

Presentation: Building with Structural Round Timber (online)

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Link to event flyer. The presenter will be Amelia Swan Baxter from Whole Trees Structures in Madison, WI.Here bio is below. Amelia Baxter believes that the 21st century built environment is filled with opportunities for trees. Baxter co-founded WholeTrees in 2007 to develop and sell products and technologies that would scale the use of waste-trees in commercial construction, increasing forest revenues, and offering green construction markets a new material for the 21st century. Amelia has led project teams in over…

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Pathways to Commercialization of Medical Products or Devices (online)

April 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Speaker: Michael Mason, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Maine. About the Speaker: Dr. Mason is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and the Associate Director of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering. Dr. Mason’s research focuses on understanding and utilizing physical properties that are defined at the single molecule or nanoscale to develop new materials and technologies which utilize them. Dr. Mason earned undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Physics…

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Climate Change and On-Farm Water Management (0nline)

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A talk by: Dr. Sean Birkel (UMaine CCI), Ben Waterman (Waterman Orchards) and Lynn Knight (USDA Climate Hub/NRCS). The Maine Climate and Agriculture Network (MECAN) will offer a three-webinar series about climate change and agriculture from noon–1 p.m. April 6, April 15 and April 29. Each webinar will consist of three short presentations followed by a panel discussion. Speakers will include farmers, outreach professionals, and agricultural and climate scientists with a range of expertise. Specific topics include the Changing Landscape…

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Geddes Simpson Lecture Nominations Due

April 30

On behalf of the Deans of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture and of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Maine, in concert with The University of Maine Foundation, we are pleased to call for nominations for the 2021 Geddes W. Simpson Lecture. This lecture series is endowed to invite to campus a speaker of prominence regarding the interface of science and history. Geddes Wilson Simpson was a distinguished faculty member who began his 55-year UMaine career with the College…

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May 2021

Addressing Forest Climate Change in Maine: Carbon/Climate/New Directions (webinar)

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The finale of CRSF's webinar series on Forest Climate Change in Maine. Join Dr. Ivan Fernandez, Distinguished Maine Professor, Climate Change Institute and School of Forest Resources, for a panel discussion on converging climate policy and practice in Maine. Hosted by the Forest Climate Change Initiative and the Forest Stewards Guild. For additional information or to register, visit crsf.umaine.edu/fcci-webinars/.

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September 2021

Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
McIntire Room in Buchanan Alumni House, 2 Alumni Place
Orono, Maine 04469
Free

Dr. Cathy Kling will present a talk entitled, "Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?" Sponsored by the Libby Lecture Fund.  

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