Conferences

“Building Proud Communities” by Majora Carter at the 2019 Maine Land Conservation Conference

May 4, 2019

Nationally renowned keynote speaker Majora Carter delivers a thought-provoking talk to Maine land trusts about how we can build proud communities, creating neighborhoods that attract and retain residents to create a prosperous future.

“Looking for the Gulf Motel” by Richard Blanco at the 2017 Maine Land Conservation Conference

May 22, 2017

Fifth US inaugural poet Richard Blanco reads his poem “Looking for the Gulf Motel”.

Kristen Miale at the 2016 Land Conservation Conference

May 1, 2016

Kristen Miale, President of Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger relief organization, shares thoughts on how Maine land trusts can play a role in diminishing food insecurity in the state.

Dr. Caroline Noblet at the 2015 Land Conservation Conference

May 17, 2015

Dr. Caroline Noblet, assistant professor in the School of Economics at the University of Maine and a Maine native, shares results from a state-wide survey that reveal the different populations we find in Maine, and suggest possible approaches to engage them in community conservation.

Terry Tempest Williams at the 2014 Land Conservation Conference

May 12, 2014

Award-winning author and advocate for nature Terry Tempest Williams and Maine forest owner and conservationist Roger Milliken, who have been friends for twenty years, exchange thoughts on their deep personal callings to cherish and protect the earth.