Smart Growth Forums

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2017 Forums & Events

Veazie Dam, removed in 2013. Photo courtesy of Penobscot River Restoration Trust & National Geographic


Reimagining our Rivers: Restoration & Dam Removal in Maine

When: Wednesday April 12, 8:30-10:30a

Where: Maine Audubon, Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth, ME

An expert panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with dam removal and river restoration from a conservation and municipal viewpoint. Learn practical information to bring back to your own community and hear success stories from around the state.

Co-Hosted with Maine Environmental Sustainability Network.

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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.

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