SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, May 4, 2007

 

TIME

EVENT

7:30 pm

A Sense of Wonder

A one-woman play about Rachel Carson performed by Kaiulani Lee, award-winning actress of theater, film, and television

 

Saturday, May 5, 2007

 

TIME

EVENT

10:00 am

Keynote Address:

Rachel Carson’s Life & Work

 

Maril Hazlett

Rachel Carson scholar

11:00 am

How Rachel Carson Changed the World: Look Closely, Think Deeply,

Write Honestly

 

Linda Tatelbaum

Colby College Dept English

12:00 pm

LUNCH

Colby College is pleased to provide a delicious and nutritious lunch using organic, locally-grown, and sustainably-produced foods

 

1:00 pm

Rachel Carson’s Maine Connections

 

Martha Freeman

Editor of Always, Rachel: The Letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman, 1952-1964

Pesticide-free alternatives in agriculture and lawn & garden care         

Andrew Marshall

Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Assoc.              

Education Workshop for Kids #1

 

Students

Colby College Dept. of Education

 

2:00 pm

Chemical Pollutants in Maine People

 

Steve Taylor

Environmental Health

Strategy Center, Maine

 Pesticide-free alternatives in agriculture and lawn & garden care         

Andrew Marshall

Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Assoc.              

Education Workshop for Kids #2

 

Students

Colby College Dept. of Education

3:00 pm

Where have we come since “Silent Spring?”

 

Gail Carlson

Colby College Environ.

Studies Program

Taking Action: How to Protect Your Family from Toxic Chemicals    

 

Harris Parnell

Toxics Action Center, Maine

Education Workshop for Kids #3

 

Students

Colby College Dept. of Education

 

 

Ongoing Events

TIME

EVENT

12-4 pm

Safe Products for Your Home

 

Trailer Display by Students, Colby College Environmental Studies Program

Exhibits, Booths, and Displays

 

Maine-based Environmental Organizations

Students, Colby College Environmental Studies Program

Display of Books by and about Rachel Carson

 

Colby College Bookstore

Colby College Library

1-4 pm

Family Activity – Outdoor Nature Walk in Colby Woods

 

Jonathan Milne

Director of Outdoor Safety, Colby College

Family Activity – Nature Exploration

 

Cathy Bevier

Colby College Department of Biology

 

Family Activity – Bird Watching

 

Louis Bevier

Ornithologist

 

Wrap-Up Event

4:00 pm

Concert

 

Gordon Bok

Maine-based Folk Musician