Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative

The Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative assists York and Cumberland County conservation organizations to acquire, manage and steward land in their communities by providing professional support services and networking opportunities. It functions as a co-operative service center, with member organizations pooling funds to purchase the types of staff help for which there is common need.

The goal of the Conservation Collaborative is to increase the effectiveness of the conservation organizations and to strengthen the regional network between these organizations in York and Cumberland County.

SMCC Portland Library Solar Project

Learn about the Portland Pubic Library's new rooftop solar power project at the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative talk

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SMCC Bringing Nature Home

Join Maine Audubon's Director of Education, Eric Topper, to explore the plants and practices involved in restoring native food webs in our gardens, yards and communities in this talk sponsored by the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative.

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative: Renewable Energy Talk

Lawrence Mott of the Wood Group talks about the current status of large scale wind and solar projects, technology and policy here and abroad in a talk sponsored by the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative: Sustainability Science

Sophie Scott explores the unique role of surfers in our coastal systems through the lens of sustainability science in this Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative presentation.

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative - Solar Energy

Nick Sampson from ReVision Energy talks about options for solar electricity and heating for your home

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative - Synthetic Biology

Kent Redford discusses Synthetic Biology and the Future of Nature at a talk presented by the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative: Sebago Lake Conservation

Portland Water District's Environmental Manager Paul Hunt talks about efforts to protect the waters of Sebago Lake in this forum sponsored by the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative

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SMCC Oil Spills and the Arctic

Ben Twining and Chris Aeppli of Bigelow Labs share their research on how the reaction of microbes to oil spills is affected by climate change.

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative: One Water

Explore the connection between Maine's land and water with the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative's panel of experts

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SMCC Presentation: The Abundance Cycle

Professor Jay Friedlander talks about "The Abundance Cycle" at a Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative presentation at Maine Audubon

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Conservation Collaborative - Biddeford Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day in Biddeford

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Invasive Species Academy

Learn how to identify and manage invasive species from local experts of the Casco Bay Invasive Species Network

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CCLT Horseshoe Crabs

Join the Chebeague & Cumbeland Land Trust as Horseshoe Crabs come ashore in Cumberland Foreside.

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SMCC

The Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative assists member organizations to acquire and manage their land trusts by providing support services and networking opportunities. Executive Director, Jessica Burton, talked about the ways the Collaborative strengthens ties between its members.

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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative farm event .mov

The Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative is a new organization designed to help its member organizations and Vice Chair Jeremey Wintersteen and Paul Austin, President of the Scarborough Land Trust, discuss their mission at a recent farm event.

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