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April 2021

Kate Dempsey presents Speaking Up for Nature: Thoughts on Conservation and the First Amendment

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Kate Dempsey

Join us as The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Maine State Director Kate Dempsey discusses the intersection of the First Amendment and conservation. She will talk about TNC’s founding by Rachel Carson, share her own experience working as a community activist and Congressional aide, and look to where this important movement is headed. This event will be hosted both via Zoom and Facebook Live. Participants are encouraged to ask questions at the end of Dempsey’s presentation. Zoom pre-registration required. Register here.…

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May 2021

Kate McBrien presents Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Kate McBrien - Malaga Island

This 40-minute presentation and discussion explores the true history of the community who lived on Malaga Island, off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine, in the late 1800s. The program examines the individuals who were part of this community and the state’s actions to evict them from their homes through the complex history of racism and eugenics in Maine. Kate McBrien currently serves as Maine State Archivist. As curator of the award-winning exhibition “Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives”, Kate is also an historian for…

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