Show 125: Whales and Nails Creator Dan DenDanto

Dan DenDanto grew up in a landlocked town in New York state, but discovered a passion for conservation at a young age. He decided on the College of the Atlantic for his undergrad where he studied Human Ecology (the school’s only degree program) with a focus on whale research. Since then, DenDanto’s life has been focused on large whales in many different facets. Continue reading

Show 124: Current Survivor Contestant Dan Foley

Although this is his first appearance on CBS’s “Survivor”, Dan Foley has been actively part of the process for about 15 years. After seeing the first season of the show in 2000, Foley was hooked. He started applying and auditioning and didn’t stop until he was casted. After 100+ applications, 15 casting calls, and thousands of miles traveled, Dan Foley is now a cast member of “Survivor: Worlds Apart.” Continue reading

Show 123: Founder of Aqua Farms, LLC Tollef Olson

Born and raised in the Lewiston/Auburn area, Tollef Olson says he “has salt water in his blood.” His extensive knowledge of the ocean comes from zero formal training and 100% experience in and on the water. He is the founder of Aqua Farms, LLC and Ocean Approved and is dedicated to kelp farming. Continue reading

Show 123: Publisher for the Portland Phoenix Mark Guerringue

Portland Phoenix Publisher Mark Guerringue is a Berlin, NH native with a passion for local, free papers. He has extensive experience in the newspaper industry beginning as a teenager working at a paper mill. Continue reading

Show 122: Economist for the Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) Joel Johnson

Economist for the Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) Joel Johnson came to the TideSmart Talk with Stevoe studio to discuss Maine’s business climate, as well as Governor LePage’s recent biennial budget proposal. Stevoe pitched his economic theory for Maine to Johnson, as well as talked about how education, healthcare and physical infrastructure is critical for Maine’s future. Continue reading

Show 122: President & CEO of The Aroostook Medical Center Sylvia Getman

President and CEO Sylvia Getman stopped by the TideSmart Talk with Stevoe studio to talk with host Steve Woods about preventative healthcare in rural Maine. The two also discussed the intersects of public policy and healthcare, as well as The Affordable Care Act. Getman also told Stevoe how TAMC is focused on providing total-life healthcare, meaning to help people have a good life and a good death. Continue reading

Show 121: Internationally best-selling author of “Rizzoli & Isles” Tess Gerritsen

TideSmart Talk with Stevoe host Steve Woods was joined in the studio by internationally best-selling author of “Rizzoli & Isles” Tess Gerritsen. Stevoe and Gerritsen discussed how as a child she always had a passion for writing, but her family encouraged her to pursue a career in medicine. The two also talked about her writing process, as well as that Maine has more writers per capita than any other state. Continue reading

Show 121: Forest Economist & President of The Irland Group Lloyd Irland

Forest Economist and President of The Irland Group Lloyd Irland talked with Steve Woods host of TideSmart Talk with Stevoe about climate change, the difference between climate and weather and the relation between the climate and economic conditions. Irland also explained one of his recent studies regarding the ice-out on Moosehead Lake for listeners. Continue reading

Show 120: Executive Director of the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) Jeff Marks & BRIBURN Architect Chris Briley

On this weeks’ episode of TideSmart Talk with Stevoe, host Steve Woods sat down with Executive Director of the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) Jeff Marks and BRIBURN Architect Chris Briley and discussed the upcoming Portland Greendrinks held at our TideSmart Global campus on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Continue reading

Show 119: Executive Director of the Maine Renewable Energy Association Jeremy Payne

Jeremy Payne Executive Director of the Maine Renewable Energy Association was welcomed into the TideSmart Talk with Stevoe studio by host Steve Woods. The two talked about how with Payne growing up in Newton, Massachusetts and Stevoe being from Newton, that they are long-time rivals. They also discussed Payne’s experience working with Maine’s then Governor Angus King, and the public’s general expectations of the government. Continue reading