Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Brian Deese tells it like it is on climate change and energy

                Brian Deese knows climate change, conservation, and energy policies. I found his recent speech in Portland to be fascinating. The event was sponsored by Maine Conservation Voters, and is the place I received the Harrison Richardson Environmental Leadership Award. It was a big crowd, nearly 500 people, and Brian was the keynote speaker. Brian […]

Time to tell Soil Conservation Districts what you want from them

Maine’s sixteen Soil & Water Conservation Districts are seeking public input on local priorities for federal conservation funding. Districts are convening meetings of Local Working Groups, which provide input to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service on local natural resource priorities and criteria for conservation activities and programs. More information on the work of the […]