The State of Maine’s Environment 2014

Senior Environmental Policy Majors, 2014The Colby Environmental Policy Group, senior environmental policy majors at Colby College, presented The State of Maine’s Environment 2014 on December 2, 2014.

This is the eighth State of Maine’s Environment report. This year students focused on the following topics: …

Trophic Interactions in a Changing Climate

Hamish Greig, Assistant Professor of Stream Ecology at the University of Maine, discusses the effects of climate change on trophic levels and food webs in freshwater ecosystems.Hamish crop

ES Alumni Panel

Six Colby alumni (geology and environmental studies majors) offer their thoughts, advice, and opinions about working with environmental studies after graduation and finding a career in the environmental field.

 

Featuring:

Brandon Kulik ’76

Carol White ’79

Cait Cleaver ’06…

Gardening Our Way Back to the Future

Roger Doiron, founder and director of KGIRoger Doiron, the founder and director of Kitchen Gardeners International (KGI) gives an evening lecture about the history of gardening in the United States and the need to return to our roots and reclaim our connection with the …

The Writer as Witness: An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams

A renowned scholar, author, and activist from Utah, Terry Tempest Williams is this year’s Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Fellow in Environmental Studies at Colby. Terry is the author of over fifteen books which highlight her personal connection to the environment …

Spring 2014 Hollis Lecture: The Penobscot Nation

John Banks, the director of the Penobscot Indian Nation Department of Natural Resources, gives the Spring 2014 Hollis Lecture entitled “The Penobscot Nation: 10,000 Years of Natural Resources Stewardship.”…

Food as Power

Frances Moore Lappé, this year’s Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Fellow in Environmental Studies, delivers her spring lecture entitled “Food as Power.”…