Mahoosuc Land Trust to host second ‘Changing Nature’ program

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BETHEL — Rick Karg, president of Residential Energy Dynamics in Bethel, will speak at a Mahoosuc Land Trust gathering at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Gould Academy.

Jean Bass, a member of the Mahoosuc Land Trust, said Karg will speak about “weatherization and energy issues in existing structures.”

Bass added that Karg has served as editorial adviser of Home Energy Magazine and has consulted for the U.S Department of Energy on its low-income weatherization program.

“He’s helped to train energy auditors for 30 years,” Bass said. “He’s even spoken at the White House before. He’s done quite a lot.”

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Other programs that the Mahoosuc Land Trust will host as part of its 2014 Speaker Series include:

* “The Changing Nature of Education for a Sustainable World,” led by Ryder Scott, program director for the University of Maine 4-H Camp, at 7 p.m. March 26 at 17 Conservation Lane in Bryant Pond.

* “The Changing Nature of Climate: Climate Variability and Maine Ecosystems,” led by Dr. George Jacbson, professor emeritus at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, at 7 p.m. April 30 in McLaughlin Auditorium at Gould Academy.

* “The Changing Nature of Farming,” led by Joanne Grohman, author of “Keeping the Family Cow,” at 7 p.m. May 21 in McLaughlin Auditorium at Gould Academy.

For more information, call 824-3806 or email mlt@mahoosuc.org.

mdaigle@sunjournal.com

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