Boothbay Register advances University of Hawai’i professor’s herring talk

The Boothbay Register published a University of Maine news release announcing Alison Rieser, an environmental lawyer and University of Hawai’i at Manoa professor, will deliver a talk titled “The Herring’s Empire” on June 30 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Friday Science Seminar talk at 10:30 a.m. in Brooke Hall is free, but online registration is requested. Rieser’s talk celebrates the power of the beautifully colored fish to inspire the arts, science, law and politics, as well as to nourish and sustain cultures and adapt to a changing climate. She is a professor of maritime geography and environment at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, and professor emerita at the University of Maine Law School. Her talk is part of DMC’s summer seminar series. The complete list of speakers is online.