Steve Whitman to Speak at Pease Public Library

March 16th, 2006 by Adam

Steve Whitman, PSU geography professor and senior planner with Jeffrey H. Taylor and Associates, will present the first in a series of three talks focused on community planning, growth and sustainability. “Present Day Pioneers: Steps Toward Preserving New England Communities,” will be held during the month of April at Pease Public Library in downtown Plymouth, sponsored by Young Ladies Library Association Endowment. Admission to the talks is free to the public.

On April 5 at 7 p.m., Whitman will present a talk entitled “Sustainability for our Community,” focused on ways Plymouth can plan for future growth while sustaining the look, feel and environment of a small New England community.

“Developing the Local Food System: Planning & Implementing Food Security for the Northeast,” presented by Josh Trough of D’Acres Organic Farm & Educational Homestead, will be held April 12 at 7 p.m.

“Energy Alternatives For Our Lives,” presented by Peter Adams of the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative, will be held April 19 at 7 p.m.

For more information about the talks, please call Pease Public Library at 536-2616.

Plymouth State University (PSU) is a regional comprehensive university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment for both undergraduate and graduate students. PSU offers 42 majors and 62 minors in programs that include education, business, humanities, arts, and natural and social sciences. The College of Graduate Studies offers coursework that promotes research, best practices and reflection in locations on- and off-campus as well as online. For non-traditional students, PSU’s Frost School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers working professionals opportunities to pursue an undergraduate degree by attending classes in the evenings, weekends and online. Located in a beautiful New England setting, Plymouth State University has been recognized as one of the “Best in the Northeast” by The Princeton Review.