Smart Growth Forums: 2016 Season

GrowSmart Maine’s Smart Growth Forums are back for 2016 – and better than ever! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store this year:

February – A Look into Maine’s Renewable Energy – location TBD

Come to our February forum to learn how Maine’s electricity system works, what it means to residents and businesses, and options for action. Hear from experts about existing renewable energy programs Maine has and learn what works, what doesn’t, where they are, and what they cost!

March – Municipal Government Can Be Part of the Solution – Freeport

We left our Annual Meeting “Community Solutions to a Changing Climate” inspired by the success stories from Maine cities and towns. Join us to further highlight what municipalities are doing to make take up these strategies to increase solar production on private and municipally-owned buildings.


April – Passive Energy Workforce Housing – Brewer

May – Urgency of Growth: Pressure and Policy as Portland Prospers – Portland

June – Redevelopment of Upper Floors – Gardiner

July – Arts & Culture as Economic Motivators – Waterville