Coleen O’Connell, a member of the Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage community, has served on the leadership team for the project. Coleen is the Director/Faculty of the Ecological Teaching and Learning MS Program for educators at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her professional and personal passion has been to explore ecological literacy and sustainability in the context of our personal lifestyle choices. She has traveled internationally with students living in and studying the ecovillage movement. She cofounded a small ecovillage, Ravenwood, in the midcoast region of Maine which has been a teaching laboratory for Lesley University and the Audubon Expedition Institute (now the Expedition Education Institute). She can be reached at oconnell AT lesley.edu and welcomes your comments or questions.
Articles by Coleen O'Connell
Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage grapples with obstacles to create a visionary housing project in rural Maine.