Community Climate Conversation: Modernizing Our Buildings

Thursday, December 8th the public is invited to a community climate conversation about modernizing Belfast’s buildings for energy efficiency and cost savings and to help us reduce greenhouse gasses. The conversation will take place in the Abbott Room with a zoom option. Register for the zoom here More information....

Landscape of Change with Catherine Schmitt, Schoodic Institute

Virtual Program on Zoom

Register for the zoom link here. Environmental scientist Catherine Schmitt from the Schoodic Institute discuss the Landscape of Change, a collaborative project to publish and compile historic records on birds, pollinators, water temperature, sea levels, and weather, with the goal of identifying trends in the Acadia region. She’ll speak on what’s been learned about MDI’s […]

Rain Gardens and Other Water Management Techniques for Your Property

Virtual Program on Zoom

A presentation with  Rebecca Jacobs of the Knox-Lincoln  Soil & Water Conservation District.  Do you have excess water on your property following a rain event? A rain garden could be an effective and attractive solution for helping to direct and infiltrate the runoff or pooling on your property. Learn the ins and outs of properly […]

Community Climate Conversation: The Future of Transportation in Belfast & Waldo County

Did you know transportation accounts for 49% of greenhouse gas emissions, both in Belfast and statewide? Join us for this program in our series of community climate conversations that began on June 14th, 2022 seeking public input to develop a climate action plan for Belfast. The event, co-sponsored by All of Belfast Climate Dialogues (ABCD), […]

Community Composting: A Panel Discussion on Zoom

A panel discussion with Panel: Scott Hesse, Davis Saltonstall, and David Wessels Register for the zoom link here Food waste is a major contributor to climate change in the U.S. Maine, to its credit, has led a national campaign to recycle food waste, and the state Climate Action Plan supports community composting. Belfast has considered […]

Rx for a Chaotic Climate: Healthy Soils with soil scientist Laurie Osher

This is is third installment in the winter Belfast Garden Club Evening Lecture Series co-sponsored by All of Belfast Climate Dialogues, a project of the Belfast Free Library, focusing on the effects of the Climate Crisis on local environments. The talk will be offered on Zoom. Register for the Zoom link. In recent years, Mainers have noticed chaotic […]

Sustainable Communities Event at the Belfast Boathouse

Belfast Boathouse

Starting at 1:00 PM we will hear about the City of Belfast Climate Action Plan and takeaways from the  ABCD's Community Climate Dialogues, sponsored by the Belfast Free Library.  Efficiency Maine will provide an overview of opportunities for investments in home heating and energy efficiency solutions. Methods to create sustainable landscapes in your yards and […]

Community Resilience for the Climate Emergency

Abbott Room

The Peace & Social Justice Forum/Waldo County , in coordination with  the All of Belfast Climate Dialogues project of the Belfast Free Library, and the Possibility Alliance,  will host Dr. Peter Kalmus, an award winning author and climate scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in California. He has said that "Global Warming is happening with […]

Climate Change and the Penobscot Bay

Abbott Room

Belfast Bay Watershed Program : Climate is changing Maine ecosystems: Implications for land and water conservation - George Jacobson, Professor Emeritus of Biology, Ecology and Climate Change, University of Maine Global changes in climate and the biosphere during the Quaternary Ice Ages of the past 2.6 million years provide important clues about our modern world […]