Climate Change and Wildlife Strategy Meeting - 5/8 at 7pm @ Audubon
from NRCM: "Youâ€™ve probably seen signs of global warming alreadyâ€”more ticks to worry about, fewer days to ski or ice fish, new garden pests, and increasingly unpredictable lobster harvest, maple syrup production, and growing seasons. But what about the impact of climate change on Maineâ€™s native wildlife?
NRCM and Maine Audubon are teaming up to bring a panel of Maine scientists together Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the impacts of and what we can do to fight climate change. The presentation and discussion will be at Maine Audubon headquarters, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth. Space is somewhat limited, so please let NRCM know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Climate Change Impacts on Maine Wildlife panelists and topics include:
Â· Dr. Mark Green, St. Josephâ€™s College, the impact on marine shellfish;
Â· Steve Walker, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Maineâ€™s statewide assessment of the vulnerability of wildlife species and habitats;
Â· Dr. Brian Olson, University of Maine in Orono, the impacts of climate change on birds;
Â· NRCM Clean Energy Director Dylan Voorhees, how the U.S. is addressing climate changeâ€”and what more we can do.
Climate change poses serious threats to wildlife and people. Fortunately, we know whatâ€™s causing the changes and we know what needs to be done to chart a better course for the future. Now, we need action! Come learn more, meet others who share your passion, and make a difference to fight climate change."