The Maine Public Broadcasting Network has garnered five nominations from the 35th Boston/New England Emmy Awards.

Three of the nominations were for programs created by MPBN staff, including a nomination in the Outstanding Education/Schools category for a piece on international student recruitment that appeared on Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks.

The science program Sustainable Maine” was nominated for two shows, “Desperate Alewives” in the Outstanding Environmental Program category and “The Triple Bottom Line” in the category called Outstanding Societal Concerns.

The documentary “There is My Home: Somali Bantu Farmers of Lewiston, Maine,” produced by Amy Brown of Lanes Island Productions and aired as part of the station’s Community Films series, was nominated in the Outstanding Documentary category.

Producer Marilyn Taylor and director Dave Wilkinson were nominated in the Outstanding Arts/Entertainment Program category for “Incredible Maine-Granite Tamer.”

The Boston/New England Emmy Awards honor programs broadcast in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, upstate New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The awards ceremony will be held June 2 in Boston.

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