Join us for informative and engaging discussions on topics that matter to communities.
2018 Forums & Events
Forum: Developer Forum on Commercial Corridor Redevelopment – Exploring Opportunities for Redevelopment on Falmouth Route 1
6:30-8:30p, Tuesday April 24th, Lunt Auditorium, Falmouth
Free & Open to the Public. Cohosted by GrowSmart Maine & The Town of Falmouth; Moderated by Kristina Egan of GPCOG
Workshop: Rising Water – Adapting Maine Communities
9-11:30a, Tuesday May 8, Augusta City Hall
**Launch of new tools created for Municipal Planning Assistance Program!**
$10. Hosted by Maine Alliance for Smart Growth, KVCOG & Maine Downtown Center
Workshop: Communicating with Mainers on Climate Change – a hands-on training using current Maine-based messaging research
Monday, May 21, 2018, 12:30pm – 4:00pm, Mather Auditorium, Wells Reserve, Wells
Free & Open to the Public. Hosted by Wells Reserve at Laudholm and the Maine Climate Table
2018 Annual GrowSmart Maine Summit
Thursday October 11, Bangor – Visit our Summit Page for More Information & Registration.
Sign up for our mailing list to be notified about upcoming events & opportunities!
GrowSmart Maine’s Forums and Tours provide an opportunity for exploration of projects, policies, and developments that highlight examples of smart growth in Maine. Attendees are treated to an in-depth discussion and presentations of practical tools and information in a comfortable, casual setting. Our Forums begin with light fare and networking, followed by a presentation of expert panelists showcasing varying perspectives, and conclude with a discussion.
- Growing Farm Friendly Communities | Bowdoinham
- Growing Farm Friendly Communities | Windham
- The Case for Walkability: Health, Economic Development, and Sustainability | Bangor
- Developers’ Secrets to Small Projects: Tricks of the Trade to rehab Main St | Lewiston
- Reimagining our Rivers: Restoration & Dam Removal in Maine | Falmouth
- Maine’s New Forest Economy: Biobased Power, Products, and Fuels | Hallowell
- Sea Level Rise: Practical Tools & Community Implementation | Rockland
- The Mill at Dover-Foxcroft Summer Tour and Cookout | Dover-Foxcroft
- Public-Private Partnership: Passive House Workforce Housing | Brewer
- A Panorama on Portland’s Growth: Can Public Process Bridge the Gap? | Portland
- The Benefits of Street Trees
- 21st Century Transportation: Shared Vehicles, E-Bikes and their Implications for a Smart Growth Economy in Maine
- A Changing Climate: How Municipal Government Can Be Part of the Solution
- A Look Into Maine’s Renewable Energy
- Making Connections, Building Community
- Arts, Culture, and Economic Prosperity in Maine
- The Portland Company Forum
- Summit 2014 – The Dollars and $ense of Smart Growth!
- Thompson’s Point
- Brownfields: Albatross to Economic Driver
- Aging in Place: 8 to 80
- Using the Historic Preservation Tax Credit for Small Projects