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Philip W. Conkling

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Phone: (207) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Bangor, Maine, United States
Philip Conkling & Associates
127 Sherman's Point
Camden, Maine 04843
United States

Company Description: We help clients clarify their vision, communicate their goals and plan implementation strategies.

Employment History

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Philip Conkling, President
Philip Conkling has broad experience in both the not-for-profit and for profit worlds. Originally trained as a forester manager and ecologist, Philip served as the executive vice president of a timberland company in northern Maine, negotiating sales contracts, managing logging subcontractors and ensuring compliance with government regulations on 100,000-acre ownership in northern Maine.
With a background in both conservation and business, Philip launched the Island Institute with a vision of helping communities and owners balance natural resource protection and community development objectives. As part of his work, he has traveled extensively on voyages to Arctic and sub Arctic regions of both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and written extensively on sustainability issues facing coastal and island villages throughout northern and coastal regions.
Philip is the founding publisher of Island Journal and the author of Islands in Time, A Natural and Cultural History of the Islands of the Gulf of Maine. He conceived and edited From Cape Cod to the Bay of Fundy - An Environmental Atlas of the Gulf of Maine and most recently also conceived and edited The Fate of Greenland-Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change, which won the Phi Beta Kappa award for science book of the year. He has also served for 20 years as the founding publisher and editor for The Working Waterfront, where he writes the Long View and Objects in Mirror columns, now circulated monthly to 65,000 readers along the coast of Maine and across the country. He also contributes a bi-monthly column to National Fisherman called From the Town Landing.
In addition to his work in organizational leadership and publications, Philip Conkling has extensive experience with and knowledge of education, alternative energy, marine resources and community development issues around the coasts and rural areas of America. He currently serves on the board of Fox Island Wind, a community wind power company that has brought energy independence to the communities of Vinalhaven and North Haven off the coast of Maine.
Herring Gut Learning Center | Our Board of Trustees, 8 Mar 2014 [cached]
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Philip Conkling Vice-Chair, Trustee since 2013
For the past 30 years, Philip Conkling's life has been grounded by experiences among the 5,000 or so islands in the archipelago of Gulf of Maine where he has visited more than 1,000 islands for purposes of collecting and analyzing ecological information on behalf of island communities and owners. In 1983, he founded the Island Institute and served as its president for three decades. After stepping down from the leadership of the Island Institute, Conkling founded a consulting practice, Philip Conkling & Associates.
Conkling is the founding publisher of Island Journal, the author of Islands in Time, A Natural and Cultural History of the Islands of the Gulf of Maine (1981, 1999, 2011) and Lobsters Great and Small (2001). He served as the editor of From Cape Cod to the Bay of Fundy – An Environmental Atlas of the Gulf of Maine and helped write and edit The Fate of Greenland-Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change. He also served for 20 years as the publisher and columnist for The Working Waterfront.
Governance | Conservation Law Foundation, 23 May 2014 [cached]
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Conservation Law Foundation :: Your State :: Maine : Board, 10 July 2010 [cached]
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