Friends of Taunton Bay and Frenchman Bay Conservancy will again partner to host the Joint 2017 Lecture Series on Fridays at Gordon’s Wharf in Sullivan. The weekly lecture series runs July 7 to August 18 at 7:00 p.m. The lecture series will cover a wide range of topics including the ecological integrity of the region, current conservation efforts, as well as historical and cultural landscape perspectives.
July 7: FTB Members Meeting and Of Birds and Beetles: Conserving Biodiversity in a Dynamic World; Mac Hunter – Libra Professor of Conservation Biology in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology at the University of Maine
July 14: What’s Happening at Schoodic Institute; Mark Berry, President & CEO, Schoodic Institute
July 21: NO LECTURE. Lobster Dinner at Tidal Falls
July 28: Kim Ridley, award-winning author of The Secret Bay and The Secret Pool
August 4: Tide Pooling; Hannah Webber, Education & Project Research Manager, Schoodic Institute
August 11: Erosion in Taunotn Bay and on Mount Desert Island; Steve Perrin, Friends of Taunton Bay
August 18: Protected Lands in Hancock and Washington Counties; Aaron Dority, Frenchman Bay Conservancy and Bob DeForrest, Maine Coast Heritage Trust