BAR HARBOR On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Sisira Withanachchi will talk to College of the Atlantic's Human Ecology Forum about Politics in Scale (Re)Configuration of Water Resources Management in Mongolia: A Critical Ecological Analysis. The discussion will begin at 4:10 p.m. in the McCormick Lecture Hall.

The discussion will revolve around Withanachchi's research on how Mongolia, as a transformative country after the decline of the socialist regime in 1990, has been experiencing rapid institutional changes, political and policy reforms and economic alterations. Water resource management has been one critical theme in politics and policies in Mongolia with respect to climate conditions and socioeconomic impacts. Withanachchi will go into detail about his findings from a two-month field visit on the Orkhon river basin.

Published in Press Releases

BAR HARBOR Join College of the Atlantic and Friends of Acadia as they host the Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a collection of films from the annual festival held the third week of January in Nevada City, CA, now its 11th year. The festival focuses on films that speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet. 

Published in Happenings
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 21:30

COA book launch features lakes, ponds and wildlife

BAR HARBOR On Wednesday, Sept. 25, College of the Atlantic is hosting a book launch for 'The College of the Atlantic Guide to the Lakes and Ponds of Mt. Desert' at the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History at 4:30 pm. Come meet authors William V. P. Newlin, Kenneth S. Cline, Rachel Briggs, A. Addison Namnoum and Brett Ciccotelli, and listen to a couple of readings from the book while perusing all the museum has to offer. The authors will also be available to sign books. Light refreshments will be served.  

The guide is the very first volume under the imprint College of the Atlantic Press of Bar Harbor, Maine and is co-published with North Atlantic Books of Berkeley, California. Newlin, a COA life trustee, and Cline, an environmental policy faculty member at the college, co-taught a class to update Newlin's guide originally published in 1989. Co-authors of this revised and expanded second edition are two students and an alumnus.

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