ensuring the state’s scenic and natural character

Directors of Forests to discuss: Protecting Maine’s Forests and Wildlife

Thursday Jan. 21, at 6:30p.m., the Belfast Free Library and Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition will co-host a virtual program on Zoom with Lisa Pohlmann, executive director, and Melanie Sturm, director of Forests and Wildlife, of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, on their work to Protect Maine’s Forests and Wildlife.

To register for this presentation please go to belfastlibrary.org/virtual-programs and follow the link.

Lisa Pohlmann is the CEO of the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM), Maine’s leading environmental advocacy organization with more than 25,000 members and supporters in Maine and beyond, according to NRCM, in a news release. Started by Maine people in 1959, NRCM is based in Augusta, is actively engaged in policy making, and works statewide to protect Maine’s woods, waters and wildlife.

As NRCM’s Forests and Wildlife Program Director, Melanie Sturm is continuing the organization’s long history of protecting Maine’s remote places by monitoring development in the North Woods and ensuring the state’s scenic and natural character is preserved for years to come. Her work includes serving as NRCM’s point person for the Land for Maine’s Future program, ensuring forest protections are enforced, and tracking wildlife and land management regulations and policies.

The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition supports conservation and stewardship of natural and public resources of the Belfast Bay watershed through research, community-building, and education. To learn more visit www.belfastbaywatershed.org.

For more information about this program please call the library at 207-338-3884 ext.10.

Event Date: 

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 6:00pm

Event Location: 

Zoom