Sneak Preview of June Programs coming up on Maine Calling

DATE: June 1, 2016
CONTACT: Cory Morrissey - 207.330.4606

(Portland/Bangor/Lewiston) — The Maine Public Broadcasting Network announces highlights for the upcoming month of June for their interactive radio program, Maine Calling. Maine Calling airs at 1:00 PM (currently airing at 12:00 PM until May 9th) on Maine Public Radio. Hosted by Public Affairs Host Jennifer Rooks and MPBN News Director Keith Shortall, Maine Calling covers a wide breadth of issues and topics and drives conversations across Maine. Listeners can participate by calling 1-800-399-3566 or by emailing the show at

Select highlights:

June 1 — Protecting Mainers from Financial Scams of all shapes, sizes and origins. Maine Calling broadcasts live from the Spectacular Event Center in conjunction with AARP’s 2ndAnnual Scam Jam.

June 8 — Noel Paul Stookey, the "Paul" in Peter, Paul and Mary, joins us along with his wife to talk about their new project – an interfaith program entitled “One Light, Many Candles.”

June 14 — Why Some Remain Skeptical in the Face of Overwhelming Scientific Evidence. A science historian, a climate scientist and a physician lead the conversation.

June 21 — Gardening in Maine. We return to the garden with our experts to get answers to your gardening questions.

June 24 — Celebrating Acadia’s 100th Anniversary. We take a look back and to the future of one of our countries most beloved national parks.

About the Maine Public Broadcasting Network:

The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is Maine's premier, independent media resource, dedicated to creating exceptional opportunities for the communities it serves to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. MPBN is renowned for creating award-winning programs, as well as airing content from PBS, NPR, and other independent producers. Formed in 1992, MPBN is an independently owned and operated nonprofit organization with office and studio locations in Bangor, Lewiston, and Portland, Maine. For more information, visit