Location: Bowdoin / Environmental Studies / Many Rivers, One Estuary

Environmental Studies

Translating Knowledge into Action

A Symposium connecting stakeholders and researchers within the Androscoggin and Kennebec watersheds

Thursday, November 17, 2011
8:30 am-2:30 pm
Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall
Bowdoin College

The symposium provided an opportunity for conversations among researchers, stakeholders and community members. The goals of the symposium were:
  -to build a forum for sharing ongoing research findings,        
  -to identify emerging research questions, and establish strategies for moving community initiatives forward,
  -and to strengthen the collaborative community engaged in these initiatives.

Abagadasett River

This program was free and open to the public with support from Merrymeeting Bay Trust, EPScoR, NSF, and Bowdoin College.

The symposium was sponsored by the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Bates, Bowdoin, the McKeen Center for the Common Good, and the University of Southern Maine, and the Sustainability Solutions Initiative at the University of Maine.

For more information about research taking place on the Kennebec and Androscoggin rivers, see  "Maine Rivers, Estuaries and Coastal Fisheries" a webpage detailing collaborative research in the watershed.

For information on work in the Kennebec River estuary, see the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust webpage.