• September 25 to September 26

    Island Institute

    386 Main St
    RocklandMaine 04841

    Join us for this special opportunity to meet and learn with other communities working to create affordable and sustainable housing options in Maine. This two-day training will include workshops to test new tools, the opportunity to build networks with housing professionals and funders, and the chance to participate in a demonstration of a housing design charrette led by Maine Sea Grant.

  • September 27

    United Farmers Market of Maine

    18 Spring Street
    BelfastMaine 04915

    Many Maine communities have identified climate-related vulnerabilities to their homes, businesses, and natural areas due to the impacts of sea level rise and increases in severe storms. Finding funding for adaptation solutions is often a major barrier to addressing these concerns and moving forward. Join the Island Institute, Maine Coastal Program, the New England Environmental Finance Center, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, and Resilience Works, LLC in Belfast on Friday, September 27th, for a daylong conference that will highlight innovative strategies for how to pay for infrastructure projects to increase a community’s resilience.

  • October 10 to October 11

    Island Institute

    386 Main St
    RocklandMaine 04841

    The 2019 Island Teachers Conference will be held in Rockland—at the Island Institute (and various additional locations) on Thursday, October 10th and at the new Mid-Coast School of Technology facility on Friday, October 11, 2019. Hosted by the Island Institute since 1987, the Island Teachers Conference is an annual networking and professional development opportunity for island and coastal educators who share both the challenges and advantages of teaching in small, rural and geographically isolated communities. Learn more and register today!

  • October 28 to October 29

    Thomas College

    180 West River Road
    WatervilleMaine 04901

    Join us for Maine's annual broadband summit, focused on inspiring and empowering community leaders to address the challenges of bringing reliable, high-speed internet to Maine. Hosted by the Maine Broadband Coalition in partnership with the Island Institute, GrowSmart Maine, Fourth Economy Consulting, and the ConnectME Authority.