Film: A Sea of Change

Dec 7, 2012 07:00 PM

Location: Science Bldg. 102

Fishes and Loaves

Films/Speakers/Discussion/Reflection on the Changing Ocean Environment and how it affects our Downeast Ecosystems and Fishing Communities

Friday, December 7th
7:00-9:00pm
Film: "A Sea of Change"

Saturday, December 8th
8:30am-Noon
Chat & Chowder Lunch..…Noon-1:00 pm
(Local Seafood Lunch $10/reservations required)

University of Maine — Machias, Science 102

The Changing Ocean
•    Friday night:  Award-winning film “A Sea Change” followed by updates/discussion on current ocean acidification research and innovative solutions. Q & A led by the film producer through Skype.
•    Saturday 8:30-9:45am: Short film “Acid Test” narrated by Sigourney Weaver. Speaker: Dr. Gretchen Noyes-Hull, Marine Biology Instructor, UMaine-Augusta/ Founder of Gulf Station and Marine Station Cooperative on the Southern Gulf of St Lawrence

The Working Waterfront: Challenges & Solutions
•    Saturday 10-11:15am: “Vision for a Downeast Marine and River Ecosystem Restored” Speakers: Robin Alden, Executive Director, Penobscot East Resource Center (former Commissioner of ME Dept. of Marine Resources); Jacob van de Sande, Educator/Hatchery Manager, Downeast Salmon Federation
•    Saturday 11:15-Noon:  Panel presentations on Maine Solutions — Thriving Community Supported Fisheries, Landscaping for Ocean Health, Value Added/Job Creating Downeast Seafood Enterprises

FOR MORE INFORMATION/Lunch Reservations: Call 380-5387

Co-Sponsors: UMaine-Machias, Cobscook Community Learning Center, Maine Council of Churches

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