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Sustainable Maine

Pools, Policies and People

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Many towns in Maine are contending with a common dilemma: how to grow in ways that don’t diminish the very things that people cherish about their community, like open space, wildlife and special landscapes. A research team is using local vernal pool conservation as a model to examine how towns can plan future development in ways that benefit people and wildlife alike.

Episodes of Sustainable Maine8

Sustainable Maine

Preserving Paradise

During the past 15 years, development pressure has intensified in southern Maine.

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Sustainable Maine

Culvert Operations

Researchers lead efforts to help communities prepare for local impacts of climate change.

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Sustainable Maine

Return of a River

After decades of clean-up efforts, the Saco River Estuary is coming back to life.

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Sustainable Maine

Basket Trees - Saving a Tradition

The ancient Wabanaki art form of woven basketmaking is put at risk by an invasive beetle.

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