After taking a break last summer due COVID-19 concerns, we are pleased to announce that the MAI Summer Ecology Lecture Series will be returning and offerred virtually this summer. More information about how to attend will be provided a few weeks before each talk.
7/7/2021 William Livingston – Dr. Livingston hales 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. At the moment, he plans to return in June to walk the forests and examine what is going on. It is my understanding that he will share what he finds for his talk and possibly link his observations to what he has seen earlier.
7/21/2021- 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 – 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.