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