A Coastal Breeze: Poems of the Summer Solstice with the Portland Poets Society | Sea Change

June 20, 2022

Happy Summer, from the American Shoreline Podcast Network.

Tune into this special episode of the Sea Change Podcast to celebrate the summer solstice with Jenna, the Portland Poets Society, and a sea of poetry! A special thanks to the contributors from the Portland Poets Society for sharing their wisdom and art with us.

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Jenna Valente

A passion for conservation and appreciation for the natural world was engrained in Jenna at a young age. Her father was in the Coast Guard. This meant she always had the fortune of living near the ocean, including Hawaii, Washington State, and Maine. Both of her parents encouraged her to spend the majority of her time outside. As a result, she finds that she is most comfortable barefoot and exploring the coast, countryside, or mountains. Her favorite thing about the ocean is the sheer power of it all. Jenna joined the American Littoral Society as the Healthy Oceans Coalition Coordinator from the Chesapeake Research Consortium where she was a member of the communications staff and focused on building the brand of the program and ensure the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Jenna completed her Executive Master of Natural Resources from Virginia Tech in 2015 and also has her Bachelors in Communication and Journalism from the University of Maine.