After taking a break last summer due COVID-19 concerns, The Monhegan Associates are pleased to announce that our Ecology Lecture Series is returning this summer as a series of talks available online. Advanced registration is available by clicking the links below.
7/7/2021 William Livingston: Forest Dynamics and the Monhegan Island Community
Dr. Livingston hails from the University of Maine, where he has served as Associate Director for Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor of Forest Resources. He has been to the island before to survey our forest a number of years ago. He will return to the island in June to walk the forests to examine and assess our wildlands. In his talk he will share his observations.
7/21/2021- Nathaniel T.Wheelwright: Being a Naturalist in a Digital World
Nathaniel Wheelwright will talk about being a naturalist in the digital age. He has worked at Bowdoin College as a Professor of Natural Sciences in the Bowdoin Biology department. He is also the author, along with Bernd Heinrich, of The Naturalist’s Notebook
8/4/2021 –D. Whitney King:
D. Whitney King is a faculty member of Colby College. he has conducted research on Allen Island and will be discussing that work. Allen Island is one of the George’s Islands that you pass on the right on our way down from Port Clyde on the Monhegan boat line.
8/18/2021 – Sarah Redmond:
Sarah Redmond is the founder of Springtide Seaweed which is devoted to seaweed aquaculture. Her company grows organic seaweed as well as consults on seaweed farming technology and products.