July 10, 2019, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Island Institute

386 Main St
RocklandMaine 04841

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Our Future Coast: Climate Change, the Global Economy, and the Role of Community


Robert Snyder, PhD., President, Island Institute

About the lecture

Communities are largely absent from national discussions of how to address climate change. Every day our towns and cities take practical steps to solve global problems through community member choices and behaviors. Island Institute President Robert Snyder will discuss the skills communities must have and how the Island Institute is currently working with communities to build the muscle needed to deal with climate change.

Rob has been leading the Island Institute as president for six years and has a background and Ph.D. in cultural anthropology. His research and writing focus on community economic development and the cultural politics of natural resource management.  

Event details

Lectures in the Summer Lecture Series are free and open to the public, and take place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday from July 3-31. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Space is limited to 40 guests.


4th Floor Conference Room
Island Institute, 386 Main Street, Rockland


Contact Hannah Barrows at (207) 594-9209 x113 or membership@islandinstitute.org with any questions.