Through educational initiatives and free public events, we play a pivotal role in helping our community to embrace and contribute to the long-term biodiversity and sustainability of the Presumpscot River and its shore lands. FOPR is dedicated to reaching out to educate the general public about the treasure in our backyard. 

Past River Talks

  •  The Ecology and Physiology of the Anadromous Fish with Theo Willis and Ciaran Shaughnessy
  •  The Economic and Environmental Benefits of River Restoration with Dwayne Shaw, Rachel Bouvier, and Ted Ames
  • The Abenaki of the Presumpscot with Lisa Brooks; and Penobscot Connections to Place by James Francis.

Upcoming River Talks

When the schedule for the upcoming slate of talks is scheduled it will be posted here.