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The Presumpscot River: An Environmental History

  • 19 Jul 2018
  • 6:30 PM
  • Falmouth Congregational Church

The Presumpscot River: An Environmental History

Part of the Changing Landscapes, Shifting Tides Event Series

Presumpscot River

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30pm

Falmouth Congregational Church

267 Falmouth Road

Falmouth, ME 04105

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Exploring the interactions between humans and the landscape over Falmouth’s 300 year history.

Michael Shaughnessy is an artist who has created installations and exhibitions nationally. He is known for his large-scale sculptural works of woven and bound hay. For over twenty-five years Mr. Shaughnessy has taught sculpture design and drawing at the University of Southern Maine. He is currently the President of the Friends of the Presumpscot River and was one of its founders. In this session, Shaughnessy will explore the history of the Presumpscot River, its importance to Falmouth's story, and the efforts underway to protect and conserve it.

FREE; Reservations Required.  Click here to reserve your seat.

Organized by Falmouth Memorial Library.  This is a Falmouth Tercentennial event.  The series is a collaboration with the Falmouth Conservation Commission, Falmouth Land Trust, Falmouth Memorial Library, Falmouth Recycling and Energy Advisory Committee, Maine Audubon, and The Falmouth Historical Society.

Presented by Stantec and partially funded by a grant from the Maine Humanities Council.

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