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    Trees for the Future: A Talk with John Leary

    John Leary, Director of Trees for the Future, will be giving a presentation at the Maritime Museum this June. Trees for the Future (TFTF) is an organization on a mission to end hunger, poverty and deforestation in developing countries. Through a team of passionate change-makers, they have planted trees in places where people sorely need the sustenance…

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    On the Half Shell: Edna E. Lockwood & the Past and Future of the Chesapeake Oyster Fishery

    Edna Lockwood, the last historic sailing bugeye in the world, will be visiting the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum on July 6-8 as part of a National Park Service-funded heritage tour around the Chesapeake Bay. As part of her visit, Pete Lesher will be presenting a free lecture at the Maritime Museum on Sunday, July…

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    Don Shappelle and The Pick-Ups Live in Concert- Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

    Don Shappelle and the Pickups are a versatile musical group, performing a repertoire of original songs at dozens of waterfront gatherings and festivals in support of cleaning the Bay and its tributaries. Singer-songwriter Don Shappelle is from Wilkes-Barre, PA but now lives in Perryville, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. It’s only natural that many…

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    Roger Girke & The Wandering Souls Live in Concert

    Roger Girke is one funky blues-playing, road-tested guitarist, singer and writer whose career has spanned over 4,000 live shows, concerts and festivals and numerous recording sessions and releases. Roger started out performing in the eastern PA/NJ area, eventually joining the legendary Philadelphia-area roots-rock band Pickins, followed by tours and recording with Sharks, Robert Hazard, and many others. Since the…

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    “The Messenger” – Film Screening

    The Messenger is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it means to all of us on both a global and human level if we lose them. Humans once believed that birds could carry messages, that their presence was meaningful. They have helped predict the change of…

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    “Gladesmen” – Film Screening

    GLADESMEN: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys is an award-winning feature-length documentary about the federal government’s ban on Florida’s iconic airboats in much of the Everglades. The measure is part of the world’s largest effort to repair a damaged ecosystem, a vast river of grass that has been ravaged by more than a century of development,…

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    “The Clean Bin Project” – Film Screening

    Is it possible to live completely waste-free? In this multi-award winning festival favorite, partners Jen and Grant go head-to-head in a competition to see who can swear off consumerism and produce the least garbage. Their light-hearted competition is set against a darker examination of the problem of waste. Even as Grant and Jen start to…

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    “Biophilic Design” – Film Screening

    Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but we have often designed our cities and suburbs in ways that both degrade the environment and alienate us from nature. The recent trend in green architecture has decreased the…

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    “Lobster War” – Film Screening

    Lobster War is an award-winning feature documentary about the conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea, known as the Gray Zone, were traditionally fished by U.S. lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine has warmed…

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    “After the Spill” – Film Screening

    Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the coast of Louisiana. Five years later, the Deepwater Horizon exploded and spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the worst ecologic disaster in North American history. Amazingly, those aren’t the worst things facing Louisiana’s coastline today. It is that the state is…

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