Belgrade Lakes, the last 400 million Years
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About The Event
Mel Croft and Pete Kallin will explore and explain the formation of the Belgrade Lakes Region from a geological perspective, and the transformation of the bare rock and melted ice water at the end of the last ice age into the forested lake ecosystems of today, including the influence of human activities.
Mel Croft holds a Masters of Science in geology, and has worked as a geologist for 27 years before retiring to East Pond, currently serving with what is now the 7 Lakes Alliance in Belgrade as president of the board. Along with Pete Kallin, Ph.D., former Executive Director of the Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, retired University water resources extension specialist, Professional Wetlands Scientist and environmental engineer, and currently president of the Maine Lakes Society.