Penobscot Watershed Conference, Saturday, April 9

January 6, 2016 IIT IIT News Update

Penobscot Watershed Conference: Sharing our Heritage, Challenges, and Future

Save the date for the Penobscot Watershed Conference, scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Point Lookout in Northport, Maine.

The Penobscot Watershed Conference 2016 will bring together scientists, researchers, business leaders, nonprofit organizations, fishermen, government representatives, and others to discuss the state of the watershed past, present, and future: what needs to happen, what individuals might do, and recommendations for action.

Planning is underway for workshops in the themes of environmental indicators, recreation & tourism, fisheries & maritime heritage, economic development, and governance & policy issues.

The Planning Committee consists of representatives from:

Islesboro Islands Trust, Penobscot Nation, Maine Sea Grant, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot East Resource Center, Friends of Sears Island, Penobscot Marine Museum, Lower Penobscot Watershed Coalition, Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition, Island Institute , Natural Resources Council of Maine, Sierra Club, Maine Lakes Society, The Nature Conservancy, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences.

More details will be provided soon. Contact Stephen Miller at Islesboro Islands Trust for more information: iitsmill [a.t.] gmail [d.o.t.] com, or (two oh seven) – (seven three four) – (six nine oh seven).

PenBay Conference Flyer

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