Flooded field of corn
Photo by Michele Dorsey Walfred (CC BY 2.0).
  • Date: Thursday, January 5, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
  • Cost: Free
  • Via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
  • Open to the Public

Are you concerned about heavy rainfall and excess water on your farm or the farms you work with?

Join us for this online workshop to learn about how to reduce the risks associated with too much water.


  • Assessing a farm’s vulnerability to excess water and heavy rains
  • Strategies and practices to cope with too much water
  • One farm’s experience developing an adaptation plan
  • NRCS programs to address too much water on the farm


  • Joshua Faulkner – Research Assistant Professor and Farming and Climate Change Program Coordinator, University of Vermont Extension
  • Melissa Law – Co-owner, Bumbleroot Organic Farm, Buxton, Maine and member of the Maine Climate Council
  • Sarah Simon – Climate Resilience Specialist, Maine Farmland Trust
  • Helena Swiatek – District Conservationist, NRCS, Presque Isle


This is a free event but registration is required.

Register Online


Contact Tom Molloy at University of Maine, thomas.molloy@maine.edu, Phone: 207.581.3213

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, or would like to discuss any other barriers to participation, please email thomas.molloy@maine.edu or call Tom Molloy at 207.581.3213 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.