Coastal Conversations 3/31/16

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

Program Topic: Penobscot Watershed

Key Discussion Points:
Details about the upcoming 2016 Penobscot Watershed Conference, April 9, 2016 in Northport.
History and challenges that the Penobscot Watershed has faced, including dams and environmental pollution.
Penobscot Watershed success stories, including Penobscot River Restoration Trust, a collaboration between the Penobscot Nation, non-profits, municipalities, industry, and more, to restore the Penobscot River.

Guests:
Steve Miller, Executive Director at Islesboro Islands Trust
John Banks, Director of Natural Resources at the Penobscot Indian Nation
Catherine Schmitt, communications director at Maine Sea Grant and author of the recent book, The President’s Salmon.

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