Ever wonder what the Island Institute in Rockland, Maine does besides publishing the Working Waterfront and running Archipelago shop of island crafts? The answer is lots more than you think.
Our guest on the Wednesday, December 16, 2015 The Chris Wolf show was Rob Snyder, Executive Director of the Island Institute.
The show was broadcast on WRFR Community Radio, Channel 7 Time Warner Maine Coast TV, and streamed live on www.mainecoast.tv/streaming, 8:00-9:00 a.m. EST.
Rob is responsible for working with island and remote coastal leaders to identify innovative approaches to community sustainability. In addition, he works with the Institute’s energy, marine, education, community development, media, and economic development staff to structure responses to emerging challenges faced by these communities along the coast.
Rob’s background is in cultural anthropology, and his research focuses on informal science education, science technology and society, and the cultural politics of natural resource management. He has conducted research on these topics in Maine; the Rocky Mountain states; Quepos, Costa Rica; and Yunnan, China.
The Chris Wolf Show is a joint project of PenBay Pilot, WRFR FM Community Radio and Maine Coast TV Community Television.