Making Quilt Squares at the Common Ground Fair
Defending Water for Life in Maine tabled for three days at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, ME. Organizers Denise and Chris spoke with hundreds of people about protecting water in Maine. We provided a couple interactive activities for fairgoers, including a poster sized “Anti-Bottled Water” pledge for folks to sign, as well as this art project to create quilt squares for our water quilt (pictured). Squares […]
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The Mother Earth Water Walk, Eastern Direction: This Native American Ceremony started in Machiasport on Saturday, May 7 to raise awareness of the life force of water, and our need to respect water in our culture.
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Over 250 people packed the Waterville (ME) Opera House for the World Premiere of “Tapped” on Sunday, July 12. Stephanie Soechtig’s debut feature is an unflinching examination of the big business of bottle water.
Grassroots organizations from Fryeburg, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells, Shapleigh and Newfield celebrated before the film with the Tapped production team.
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On Friday, November 14, 2008, Maine youth teamed with Native Forest Network and Defending Water for Life to protest a Portland law firm for its role in the commodification of Maine’s groundwater.
People from across Maine brought trash bags full of empty plastic water bottles to Pierce Atwood to demonstrate the physical ramifications of the corporate bottling industry for Maine’s landfills.
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Water the Big Issue at E. Montpelier (VT) Town Meeting March 5, 2008Â Barre-Montpelier (VT) Times-Argus