ISLESBORO — On Saturday, September 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Islesboro Energy Team will hold its 5th annual Islesboro Energy Conference at the Islesboro Community Center.
The conference will explore,"Developing Community Energy," where Maine island and coastal residents will hear energy professionals, grassroots organizations, and town groups explain current issues, trends and decisions that impact every community, with the goal to foster community involvement and thinking, and to demonstrate what individuals can do to offset negative climate change.
Presenters include local and statewide leaders who are driving community and regional change. They will be discussing how their work is having an impact on global warming, economic progress, health, jobs, and the environment:
Joe Blotnick, Jill Higgins - A Climate to Thrive, Mount Desert Island
Mark Brown – 350 Downeast, Machias
Vicki Doudera -Maine District 94 Representative, Camden
Chuck Hamm - Islesboro Central School, Islesboro
Casey Hess - Maine College Compact, Unity
Jill Higgins - A Climate to Thrive, Mount Desert Island
Sharon Klein - University of Maine, Orono
John Luft - ReVision Energy, Liberty
Toby Martin -Islesboro Energy Team, Islesboro
Janet McMahon - Watershed School, Camden
Craig Olson -The Island Institute, Rockland
Janis Petzel, Islesboro
Jim Roberts - Islesboro Energy Committee, Islesboro
"The conference has developed a reputation for gathering knowledgeable local, state and regional presenters who provide strong leadership and advocate for positive change regarding local, regional, national and worldwide energy-related issues, and how they impact the lives of individuals and their communities." - Islesboro Energy News
Breakfast and lunch are provided.
For additional information and to register, go to facebook.com/isles.energy, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.