[HCCN] Fwd: Water Rights Forum, 11 Feb @ 7pm, Lamoine Town Hall
matt at baya.net
Mon Feb 9 20:56:15 EST 2009
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> From: EnviroAdvocate at aol.com
> Date: February 9, 2009 6:31:38 PM EST
> Subject: Water Rights Forum, 11 Feb @ 7pm, Lamoine Town Hall
> Greetings all ~
> Please help spread the word about this vital program!
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> ** Point of Contact is listed below **
> Diane Messer
> - - -
> Feb. 11th, Wednesday, 7pm
> Lamoine, Maine
> Lamoine Town Hall
> 660 Douglas Hwy. (= Rte 184)
> Reference/details (incl. map link):
> Water Rights Educational Forum:
> Presenters from Defending Water for Life,
> Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF),
> Advocates for Community Empowerment (ACE)
> and Protect Our Water and Wildlife Resources (POWWR)
> Community organizers from Maine and New Hampshire will speak about
> rights based organizing and
> sustainable long-term protection of our state's water resources.
> Emily Posner from Defending Water for Life will speak about the
> Global Water Crisis and its local implications here in Maine.
> Gail Darrel (CELDF) and Ellen Hayes (ACE) of New Hampshire will
> offer insight and organizing strategy around rights-based
> organizing. Gail is from Barnstead, NH where the first water rights
> ordinance was
> passed that specifically recognizes the rights of community self-
> government and the rights of nature.
> Denise Carpenter and Shelly Goibelle of POWWR will share their
> experiences from Shapleigh and Newfield, Maine. These communities
> are directly under threat by Nestle Water North America. Denise and
> Shelly will speak about how their community is organizing to protect
> their town's water and preserve local democracy.
> Point of contact:
> Emily Posner
> Defending Water for Life
> 207-930-5232 -or- poscreek at gmail.com
> info at defendingwaterinmaine.org
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