A Conversation on Luke’s Lobster’s Carbon Footprint

Join us October 19, 2022 for a conversation on the recently released report examining the carbon footprint of Luke’s Lobster’s supply chain. Emma Wendt (Community Development Officer, Island Institute) and Ben Conniff (Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Luke’s Lobster) will lead the discussion on the report, and what it could mean for seafood businesses to… Read more »

Let’s Talk: Ocean Climate Change—Science, Action, and Hope

Join Island Institute Marine Scientist Dr. Susie Arnold for a virtual discussion about ocean climate change in Maine and some of the strategies being implemented locally to mitigate and adapt to change. This is a unique opportunity to learn about Maine’s latest climate data, what it means for our coastal residents, and what the Island… Read more »

Climate Strong Islands Network Spring Gathering

Join Climate Strong Islands Network (CSIN) members and allies for a virtual spring gathering, Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 6:00 -7:30 p.m. ET. During this online briefing, the Climate Strong Islands Network’s leadership team will share the CSIN National Policy Framework and elaborate on seven key issue areas including: Clean Energy Watershed Planning Food Security… Read more »

Community Conversation – Cranberry Isles

Join us for a virtual community conversation with the Island Institute! Be part of a discussion about the challenges and opportunities you see for the Cranberry Isles. Learn more about the Island Institute’s work to navigate change for Maine’s coast and islands, and join us to talk about some of the key issues affecting your… Read more »

Sea Level Rise Lecture with Kennebec Estuary Land Trust

Sea level rise is a reality that will test Maine’s coastal communities and economies. The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) will host Island Institute Marine Scientist Dr. Susie Arnold for a virtual lecture on sea level rise and its current and projected impacts on the Maine coast.

Island Fellows Information Session

Learn more about the Island Fellow position and the application process at our Zoom information session! Our final Fellows information session for the 2022 application period will be held on March 7th, from 4-5 p.m. EST. This session will provide an overview of the fellowship and application process, plus time to ask staff and current… Read more »

Island Fellows Information Session

Learn more about the Island Fellow position and the application process at one of our upcoming Zoom information sessions! Our first session is being held on February 17th, from 12-1 p.m. EST, and a second session will be held on March 7th, from 4-5 p.m. EST. Each session will provide an overview of the fellowship… Read more »

Young Leaders Series 2022

Are you a young person looking to build leadership skills and connect with other young leaders? Join us for our 2022 Young Leaders Series, featuring four virtual, interactive sessions exploring key aspects of leadership. The 4-week series will offer participants the opportunity to actively take part in each discussion and also leave the sessions with… Read more »

Community Conversation – Islesboro

Join us for a virtual community conversation with the Island Institute! Share your thoughts and ideas about the challenges and opportunities you see for Islesboro, including those related to sea level rise, ferry service and island transportation, and housing. Meet the Island Institute’s new president, Tony Chatwin, as well as our community development leaders, and… Read more »