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Maine Rivers Conference on the Kennebec

May 10, 2014

$40

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Purpose:

  • To Build Alliances to Restore the Native Sea Run Fish of the Kennebec River
  • To Emphasize the Need to Remove Barriers and Improve Fish Passage on the Kennebec

Keynote:
Dr. John Waldman, noted author and aquatic conservation biologist at Queens College, CUNY, makes his first public appearance in Maine after publishing Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations
Sponsored by Colby College Environmental Science & Biology Departments

Additional opportunities:

  • Great Food! Morning muffins, coffee & tea, locally sourced lunch.
    Sponsored by Bates Harward Center for Community Partnerships
  • Viewing fish lift and trap & truck operations at Lockwood dam adjacent to Hathaway Center
  • Afternoon visit to the fish lift at Benton Falls Dam on the Sebasticook River to see the commercial harvest of alewives. Register for this limited opportunity at the conference.
  • Networking Happy hour featuring Alewife Ale
    Sponsored by Stantec

A full agenda is available here: Maine Rivers Conference on the Kennebec Agenda

Registration: $40.00/adult, $10.00/student prior to May 1, $50/$10 after May 1.
Registration includes morning refreshments, gourmet lunch and a one year
membership to Maine Rivers. Register at www.mainerivers.org.

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Venue

Hathaway Creative Center
Waterville, ME United States + Google Map

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