GrowSmart Maine Forums
GrowSmart has a long and consistent history of hosting quality forums covering a broad array of Smart Growth topics affecting Maine Communities.
We have recast our line-up of forums to an online format.
While this change was necessitated by COVID-19, we are excited by the potential to better extend the reach and accessibility of our forums across Maine.
Below are upcoming topics as well as a listing of our past Smart Growth Forums.
For more information about past forums listed below please email- info at growsmartmaine.org.
- “More Broadband, Less Sprawl” – with Judy East, Peggy Schaffer, Kendra Jo Grindle 3.30.2021
- CEDS Session: Strategies in Smart Growth and How to Engage Your Community – Guest Speaker GrowSmart Maine’s Executive Director: Nancy Smith; 2.16.2021
- Energy Efficiency/Weatherization Workshops Be Comfortable, Save Money-Energy Efficiency and You I Windham Webinar Video
- Open Streets – How to Hangout Again I Webinar
- Rethinking Commercial Strip Development to Strengthen Your Community | Topsham
- Housing Choices for a Well-Rounded Community | Kennebunk
- Getting from Us & Them to We: A Conversation about Midcoast Maine | Belfast
- Rising Water: Adapting Maine Communities | Augusta
- Forum on Commercial Corridor Redevelopment | Falmouth
- Getting from Us & Them to We: A conversation about Midcoast Maine | Rockland
- 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