Living Rivers Newsletter, Volume 3, November 2020

QLF Partner, Intervale Associates, founded by QLF Senior Consultant Kathleen Blanchard, is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mission is to conserve biodiversity, interpret heritage, and protect the integrity of rural livelihoods. Intervale conducts programs that focus on fish and wildlife conservation and the recovery of species at risk, working with regional… Read more »

QLF Alumna Kathryn Olmstead publishes, Stories of Aroostook

For nearly thirty years, Echoes magazine brought the culture, heritage, landscape, and people of Aroostook County to readers in Maine and across the United States. Publisher Kathryn Olmstead, who founded the magazine along with Gordon Hammond, once told a newspaper: “In our experience, a place like Aroostook County is the kind of place most people… Read more »

Marine Species at Risk Education Videos

In partnership with Intervale Associates, QLF Staff Alexa Schubak and Quinn Parker created these delightful videos to engage and promote remote learning for youth in Newfoundland during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, they discuss the importance of conservation to the Leatherback Sea Turtle and the North Atlantic Right Whale. The goals of QLF’s Marine Species at… Read more »

QLF Alumnus Greig Cranna exhibits portraits of President Obama taken by former White House photographer, Pete Souza in the window of his BRIDGE Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Photojournalist and longtime QLF friend Greig Cranna shares a new exhibit of President Barack Obama portraits at his BRIDGE Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The exhibit, “An Intimate Portrait of the Obama White House” showcases the works by the former White House photographer, Pete Sousa, who served the Obama administration for 8 years.   Greig is… Read more »

Released Back into the Environment: On the Road to a Blue Future

Last year, QLF coordinated a research internship with Friends of Sebago Lake and Friends of Merrymeeting Bay focusing on researching information on the impacts of reservoir dams and flow regulation on lake, river, estuarine, and ocean systems. The winter edition of Friends of Merrymeeting Bay’s newsletter, Merrymeeting News, features an article written by our former… Read more »

Living Rivers Newsletter, Volume 2, December 2019

QLF Partner, Intervale Associates, founded by QLF Senior Consultant Kathleen Blanchard, is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mission is to conserve biodiversity, interpret heritage, and protect the integrity of rural livelihoods. Intervale conducts programs that focus on fish and wildlife conservation and the recovery of species at risk, working with regional… Read more »

Larry Morris: On the Road as QLF’s Ambassador 2019

Season’s Greetings,                                                           The last year has been nothing short of amazing!  It began on a sad note; it was the 12th of December 2018, when our Founder, Bob Bryan, passed away at the age of 87.  Much has been written about the many accomplishments of this extraordinary man. One of his greatest is the… Read more »

QLF hosts first Conservation and Cultural Exchange Program with Mongolia

With support from the Trust for Mutual Understanding and in partnership with the Mongol Ecology Center (MEC), a QLF East Asia Conservation and Cultural Exchange Program was convened in March 2019. It was QLF’s first exchange with Mongolia, and first partnership with the MEC, a non-governmental organization. The Director of Public Administration & Management in… Read more »

Announcing The Robert A. Bryan Legacy Fund

We can all share in a Tribute to The Ven. Robert A. Bryan in celebration of a life well-lived to causes well-served; to people and community; to friends and family; to land stewardship, fisheries, and wildlife conservation; to the rivers of eastern Canada; to the schools where he taught and coached; to Mike Dodge and… Read more »