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Sea Bags IncPortland
Sea Bags are born as sails and transformed into nautically inspired totes and accessories that bring our customers great happiness. You see, we believe that sails soak up sun, salt, smiles and adventure.
Handcrafted in the USA by Flowfold, the Maine-based American brand behind the original recycled sailcloth wallet. Makers of minimalist everyday gear since 2010, their mission is to make “lighter, stronger gear,” with lifetime durability. No bells, no whistles, just high quality items you can use every single day.
Born out of a garage in Maine, STABIL has been a leader in snow and ice cleats since 1990. Designed to withstand the elements, our traction cleats for work and play keep you safe and help you perform at your best.
Hyperlite Mountain Gear IncBiddeford
Hyperlite Mountain Gear is not about bells and whistles, nonessential features or the latest trending colors. We build stripped down, high performance, outdoor gear that’s dialed in to meet, in as minimalist a manner as possible, the exacting requirements of the goal-oriented adventurers who use it.
EVO Rock + FitnessPortland
EVO Rock + Fitness, Portland is proud to provide modern and extensive indoor climbing walls. With 17,000 square feet of climbing surface, there is something for everyone at all levels of ability: beginner, intermediate, advanced, lead climbing, speed climbing and bouldering, for both kids and adults.
GrandyOats Original Coconola is the delicious evolution of granola. This grain-free, coconut based organic granola is loaded with cashews, pecans, seeds and coconut chips. It’s made by hand in small batches at our solar-powered bakery and just like the sun, Coconola provides you with the sustained energy you need to power your adventures.
Malone Auto RacksWestbrook
Malone Auto Racks is a privately owned rack accessory and leading sports trailer company located just outside Portland, Maine with a track record of 20+ years of industry leadership and innovation. Our products are sold in over 2,500 retail stores located throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.
Brant & CochranSouth Portland
Brant & Cochran operates out of its South Portland, Maine shop where it forges the Allagash Cruiser and Dirigo Belt Axe — the only Maine wedge pattern camp axes being made today. We also restore vintage axes, and sell related accessories and apparel.
Foothill Fuels develops and markets low-carbon renewable fuels for the outdoor recreation market. Our award-winning proprietary formula delivers a drop-in replacement for petroleum camping fuels to users of liquid fuel compatible stoves.
Essential hand-crafted products for a good life—from dog beds and picnic blankets to bags and outerwear. Made with traditional materials for a state of ruggedness the way our great-uncle, Governor Baxter, would want it.
Arctic LynxCape Elizabeth
Arctic Lynx makes high-performance activewear for pregnant women because we value and support mothers and want to empower them to stay active and keep adventuring while pregnant. We use materials that are quick to wick and quick to dry and with spandex integration they not only hold your shape, they hold their own too.
Northeast WhitewaterShirley Mills
Northeast Whitewater is a family oriented, nature based outdoor adventure destination that inspires vacationers, families and youth groups in outdoor educational pursuits, through guided interpretation in eco-tours, on water trips, whitewater rafting, wildlife and moose watching, at Northeast Whitewater Lodge, Campground & Guide Service at Moosehead Lake, Maine.
Sabattus Disc Golf, Inc.Sabattus
Sabattus Disc Golf’s humble beginnings began in 2006 with a vision unlike traditional disc golf courses throughout the United States. SDG’s “vision” was to build a world class, multi-course disc golf destination, while practicing land stewardship and integrating amenities traditionally associated with ball golf courses.
Red River CampsPortage
The Red River Camps is a traditional sporting camp that caters to outdoor enthusiasts of all walks of life who want to truly get away from it all. Our main lodge, completely rebuilt in 2009, is large enough for family gatherings, intimate weddings, or unique corporate events.
Maine Outdoor Film FestivalPortland
Each summer, thousands of pass holders, filmmakers, panelists, athletes, brands, and onlookers converge for a multi-day film festival in Maine’s most vibrant city. Portland’s walkability, proximity to four season outdoor recreation, and nationally renowned food and drink scene make the city an ideal location for a summertime film festival. Outdoor screenings. Panel discussions. Networking events. Outdoor activities. MOFF in Portland is great summer fun.
Maine Sports CommissionAuburn
The Maine Sports Commission, a nonprofit organization, works to advance, elevate and promote Maine as a four season sports destination, strengthening the state through sports tourism, encouraging healthy, active lifestyles.
University of Maine at FarmingtonFarmington
The University of Maine at Farmington is a public liberal arts college in Farmington, Maine. It is part of the University of Maine System and a founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.
Maine Island Trail AssociationPortland
The Maine Island Trail is a 375-mile water trail for boaters that extends the length of the Maine coast. A recreational water trail, it connects over 250 wild islands and mainland sites that are open for day use or overnight camping.
Maine Professional Guides AssociationWilton
Established in 1978, the Maine Professional Guides Association is proud to be the largest, oldest organization of Maine guides, with over 1000 members and a 35 year history. Our members provide great recreational opportunities everywhere from the remotest parts of the state to the most populated. From sea kayaking to fly fishing or bear hunting, we have something for everyone.
Maine Cancer FoundationFalmouth
Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) is dedicated to reducing cancer incidence and mortality rates in Maine. 100% of the funds we raise are invested back into our communities to benefit the people of Maine.
Ski Maine Association is the non-profit trade association representing the Maine Alpine and Nordic Ski Industry. The Association represents 16 Alpine Ski Areas and 21 Nordic Ski Centers from South Berwick to Fort Kent. The mission of the Association is to promote the industry by focusing on Governmental Affairs, Education and Training and Public Affairs.
Unity College Sky LodgeMoose River
Unity College Sky Lodge is a year-round destination geared towards nature lovers and outdoor adventure enthusiasts, dedicated to supporting education and civic engagement in sustainability and environmental stewardship. Situated on 150 acres of wilderness, accommodations include a 9-room historic wilderness lodge built in 1929, four log cabins, a private home, and three individual guest rooms.
ME Outdoor PropertiesBangor
Maine Outdoor Properties Team is a recreational real estate team with Realty of Maine. They are proud to be affiliated with Land Leader, an exclusive network of recreational property experts specializing in fine sporting properties, kingdom parcels, land, hunting & fishing properties, farms, and a variety of waterfront homes, cottages, and cabins for sportsmen, investors, families and buyers worldwide.
The Winterstick Snowboards story began in the late 1960s when Winterstick founder Dimitrije Milovich met up with New Jersey surfboard shaper, Wayne Stoveken. Stoveken, whom Milovich believed to be the first snowboarder, had started making snow-surfboard designs, and he showed Milovich a few construction ideas.
HMH Vises has been making high quality fly tying vises, tools and materials since 1975. Our goal is to manufacture the best in fly fishing products to the outdoors enthusiast. Our products are ones we use ourselves and have been tested on the coast of Maine, in the Maine Woods or in the Canadian bush.
Angelrox is a family business crafting our wares in an historic textile mill in Biddeford, Maine. we take pride and joy in giving back to our community and contributing in its revival. Angelrox clothing is made from bamboo + cozy sustainable plant based fibers that breathe and feel so sweet on sensitive skin.
Grain Surfboards are designed using the latest 3D modelling technology and hand-built using time honored woodworking techniques and local, sustainable softwoods that naturally produce artful grain patterns on every board.
Alpenglow Adventure SportsOrono
Alpenglow Adventure Sports has been supplying gear to mountain travelers and outdoor enthusiasts since 1986. Whether you need gear for your next trekking or climbing trip, your next research expedition, or your next weekend camping trip, we can help!
Confluence CollectiveCape Elizabeth
Confluence Collective works collaboratively to remove barriers, support individual + community growth, instigate change and amplify stories more representative of human diversity on the water.
The Mainers waterproof winter mitts strike the perfect balance of warmth, dexterity, and durability. It’s simply the best winter gloves you can buy, whether you’re cutting through powder or digging your car out of the driveway.
Appalachian Mountain ClubBoston
Appalachian Mountain Club is the oldest outdoor group in the United States. Created in 1876 to explore and preserve the White Mountains in New Hampshire, it has expanded throughout the northeastern U.S., with 12 chapters stretching from Maine to Washington, D.C.
Portland Paddle offers sea kayak and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) rentals, tours and lessons. We provide paddling adventures for all skill levels, including complete beginners. We’re located at the East End Beach a short drive or walk from downtown Portland. Our site on the waterfront of Casco Bay is perfectly situated for paddling.
Strong Machine Adventure RacingPortland
Cliff and Kate White are the directors of Strong Machine Adventure Racing.A nonprofit organization based in Portland, Maine, Strong Machine Adventure Racing’s purpose is to offer events that foster responsible use and enjoyment of the outdoors.
Eastern Trail AllianceSaco
The Eastern Trail has 22 off-road miles from Bug Light (in South Portland) to Kennebunk, as well as a scenic on-road route that mostly follows quiet country roads.Today, to complete this vision, we are aggressively developing plans and funds to both close a critical 1.6-mile gap between South Portland and Scarborough and then add 19 miles between Kennebunk and South Berwick.
The ‘huts are our off-the-grid eco lodges situated along an 80-mile trail system. When you arrive at a hut, you’ll find a spacious great room, cozy reading area, and a breezy screened-in porch. Every hut is equipped with hot showers, toilets, comfortable heated bunkrooms and convenient gear drying rooms.
Granite Backcountry AllianceNorth Conway
The goal of Granite Backcountry Alliance is to advance the sport of backcountry skiing in New Hampshire and Western Maine by providing a network of low-impact human-powered backcountry skiing opportunities to the public through the creation, improvement and maintenance of ski glades.
Outdoor Sport InstituteMillinocket
We believe lives can be transformed through the outdoors. OSI exists to support the individuals and organizations working to make the outdoors an integral and sustainable part of life for themselves and their communities. Through training, education, planning, design, and collaboration we:
Maine Appalachian Land TrustPortland
The Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust was formed in June 2002 as an independent land trust for the purpose of acquiring and protecting the land surrounding the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) in Maine for public benefit.
Bicycle Coalition of MainePortland
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine works to make Maine a better and safer place to bike and walk. Founded in 1992, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine has grown into the leading bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group in the state.
Maine Coast Heritage TrustTopsham
Maine Coast Heritage Trust is a nonprofit land conservation organization increasing access to the coast for everyone, making the coast more resilient to climate change, and supporting coastal communities.
Main Street SkowheganSkowhegan
Main Street Skowhegan is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on the ongoing revitalization of historic Skowhegan, Maine. Founded in 2005 by a group of citizens, Main Street relies on hardworking staff, energetic AmeriCorps members, a dedicated Board of Directors, and more than a hundred awesome volunteers to execute major community initiatives and events.
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and WildlifeAugusta
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) preserves, protects, and enhances the inland fisheries and wildlife resources of the state. Established in 1880 to protect big game populations, MDIFW has since evolved in scope to include protection and management of fish, non-game wildlife, and habitats, as well as restoration of endangered species like the bald eagle.
The Trust for Public LandPortland
Quality parks and green spaces are a fundamental requirement for sustaining healthy, equitable, resilient communities. That’s why we work alongside communities to create, protect, and advance the nature-rich places that are vital to human well-being.
Our family of businesses can meet all your boating needs. We do this by providing highly trained and dedicated employees, quality products, and reliable services. Whether you want to rent, own or become a boat club member, we work with you to find the boating option that best fits your budget and lifestyle.
Handcrafted rock climbing accessories, inspired by land and space, made for outdoor lovers. Because your gear can be strong, sharp, delicate, and beautiful, just like you. Made in Maine, USA, Planet Earth.
Maine Fly CompanyYarmouth
Maine Fly Company honors our state’s fly fishing culture and heritage through the quality craftsmanship of our small batch rods. Our rods are carefully built by hand here in Maine by a select group of master craftsmen; each one-of-a-kind batch is named for one of our stunning waterways, reflecting their colors, beauty, and endurance.
Benoit’s Design CoWestbrook
Benoit’s Design Co. is a lifestyle brand that creates and curates artifacts for those who live adventurously. Combining timeless design with handmade quality, we provide products that resonate and last for many years. Whether you need to shop for your family, friends, or employees we can make the process easy and fun.
In 1994, Steve And Angela started Map Adventures. Today, they share their adventures with you by making the best easy-to-use maps and guides. They hope that you too will discover the pleasure of exploring the outdoors with family and friends and dogs. Happy Trails!
Maine Trail FinderEllsworth
Maine Trail Finder is a free, interactive mapping site designed to help Maine residents and visitors find hiking, walking, snowshoeing, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and paddling trails across the state. Our goal is to help people get out, be active, and explore our state’s treasures, both those well-known and more hidden.
Portland Schooner CompanyPortland
Sail with us on an authentic sailing vessel steeped in history — and have the experience of a lifetime. Our fleet of historic, Maine-built wooden schooners – Bagheera, Wendameen, Timberwind, Heart’s Desire and Vela – provide the perfect vantage point to enjoy some of Maine’s most beautiful sights and sounds.
Terramor outdoor resortBar Harbor
We are a thoughtful retreat committed to authentic and immersive experiences in nature. Our guests can choose between four luxury tent styles featuring private fire experiences, King beds, bunk beds and private bathrooms.
New England Outdoor CenterMillinocket
The New England Outdoor Center – “NEOC”, home of Twin Pine Cabins and the River Drivers Restaurant, located on Millinocket Lake with direct views of Mount Katahdin – Maine’s highest mountain, comprises all the essential pieces for an unforgettable Maine winter vacation.
MOOSE WOODS GUIDE SERVICEMillinocket
Moose Woods Guide Service, LLC, is the answer for the greater Katahdin Region’s visitors seeking adventure in Maine’s iconic North Woods. We are a four seasons guide service that can tailor high quality outdoor experiences for as little as a few hours, up to extended week-long expeditions, within and around the vast landscape of Baxter State Park and beyond!
High performance sea kayaks from Rockpool and Rebel mfgs. Some used from time to time. Greenland paddles, and associated gear all found to be at the top of their game. We do not rent boats but will sit with you and make sure you get it right.
Maine The WayPortland
A periodical, a publication, whatever you choose to call it, Maine the Way has curated a collection of timeless stories, bound together perfectly with captivating visuals and breathtaking design. Each edition loosely and literally focuses on a theme, created to be just as relevant today as the day it was released.
Maine Summer Camps
Using our online presence, publications, trainings, and conferences, we enhance the public’s understanding of the value of Maine camps. We also assist camp and business members by offering a broad range of information, including directories, resources, legislative and regulatory news, and social media resources.
The Ecology schoolSaco
The Ecology School is a non-profit environmental education program started in 1998 in Saco, Maine. The Ecology School, located in Saco, Maine, is an innovative school for students of all ages to learn by their natural inclinations—engaging all five senses to discover the inner workings of the world around them.
Maine Marine Trade AssociationRockland
For over 50 years, the Maine Marine Trades Association has been representing Maine’s finest boat yards, boat builders, marinas, marine retailers, brokers, wholesalers, and related professional businesses.
Friends of Katahdin Woods and WatersPortland
The mission of Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters is to preserve and protect the outstanding natural beauty, ecological vitality and distinctive cultural resources of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and surrounding communities for the inspiration and enjoyment of all generations.
Sugarloaf Mountain CorpCarrabassett Valley
Sugarloaf Mountain Resort in Maine is one of the top year-round destinations in New England. Sugarloaf is the largest ski area east of the Rockies, with trails and glades spread across Sugarloaf Mountain, Brackett Basin and Burnt Mountain. Additionally, the resort offers many winter activities including skiing, snowboarding, tubing, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, concerts, slopeside lodging and terrain parks. Summer offerings include golf, hiking, mountain biking, moose view tours plus facilities to host conferences and weddings.
Hostel of MaineCarrabassett Valley
The Hostel of Maine is a cozy lodge with private and shared accommodations for solo travelers, couples, families, and groups. H.O.ME is situated amongst 77+ miles of year-round world class mountain biking trails, too many miles of hiking trails to try and quantify, 56+ miles of groomed cross country and snowshoe trails, and at the base of one of New England’s most beloved ski resorts that just keeps getting bigger and better: Sugarloaf.
NaviTour is a new online tour and experience booking service that makes it easy to find guides who can help you discover both the Portland you’ve pictured and the places and people you never imagined.
At GearME we are proud to provide a comfortable, friendly space staffed with outdoor experts who love to help people explore Maine’s woods and waters. We strive to make the outdoors accessible to all, and to provide customers an opportunity to reduce their environmental impact when buying or disposing of purchases.
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, IncRockland
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Magazine is for people who love Maine, boats, and spending time on the water. We bring a boater’s sense of elegance and practicality to the coverage of boats and their builders, art, history, architecture, food, science, and life along the coast.
Maine GearShare’s mission is to promote equitable access to outdoor recreation with a collaborative economy system that acquires, maintains, and lends gear to trip leaders and nature-based educators. Through this capacity-building work, Maine GearShare is expanding equitable access to the gear needed for outdoor recreation, and helping inspire the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts, conservationists, and leaders.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens IncBoothbay
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a people’s garden, a grassroots effort that began as a casual conversation between friends and evolved into the largest botanical garden in New England. Located on more than 300 acres along the MidCoast, the Gardens is a true Maine experience.
Allagash Wilderness Waterway FoundationPortland
To enhance the wilderness character of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, protect its environment, and preserve and foster knowledge and understanding of its natural, historic and cultural values. In close collaboration with the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, we serve as the Friends of the Allagash.
The Maine Recreation and Park AssociationMultiple locations in Maine
The Maine Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all through the advancement of the parks and recreation profession in Maine.
LifeFlight of Maine is the state’s only emergency air ambulance service. LifeFlight’s three helicopters, airplane, and specialty ground vehicles are equipped as fully functioning mobile intensive care units, bringing advanced skills, medical technology, pharmacy, blood, and more—directly to a patient’s side.
Portland Gear HubPortland
The Gear Hub’s garage at 155 Washington Ave takes in donations of used outdoor gear and fully inspects and repairs the equipment. We recycle and reuse as much as possible, saving parts for reuse and refurbishing bicycles both for sale and for programs. We aim to lower the barrier of entry for those interested in outdoor recreation and/or sustainable transportation.
Univeristy of Maine OronoOrono
The University of Maine is a public land-grant research university in Orono, Maine. It was established in 1865 as the land-grant college of Maine and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System.
360Sleeves™ uses emerging technology to solve the problem of cold hands. Warming the forearms, along with the hands, is a more effective way to increase functionality, strength and dexterity of the hands in the cold environment.
The idea for hüga came to be in the COVID Fall of 2020, when spending time outside was the only way to see the people we love. We being Jocelyn and Colin and our extended brainstorming team—our kids, folks and friends who keep us laughing.
We are the brand geeks. The gear-heads. The scrappy new kids with a knack for visual verbalism. We put our armchair-degrees in psychology to work in building out rib-sticking creative that squeezes them out the bottom of your funnel.
The Nature Conservancy in MaineBrunswick
Working with people, and for people, to ensure a healthy Maine. We work to maintain healthy forests across the state through a network of reserves connected to sustainably harvested timberlands. We remove barriers for fish and wildlife passage in rivers and streams while improving the ability of road-stream crossings to withstand flooding.
Down East Enterprises, Inc.Rockport
Down East is an identity magazine for Mainers and for anyone whose heart and soul are fed by our state and state of mind. Since 1954, our mission has been simple: to hold a mirror up to Maine, showcasing its landscapes, traditions, flinty character, and unhurried way of life, as well as to confront its complexities intelligently and with heart.
New England Mountain Bike AssociationActon
We are a recreational trails advocacy organization with 31 chapters throughout New England and over 7,000 members. Our mission is to promote the best that mountain biking has to offer, steward the trail systems where we recreate and preserve open space.
We are a non-profit, charitable membership organization, and continue to be the clear voice for protection of our most precious freshwater resources and wildlife habitat. We work to support everyone who values and benefits from clean water and healthy lakes in Maine, including lake residents, lake associations, surrounding communities, vacationers and the next generation of lake stewards.
Sebago Clean WatersBridgton
Sebago Clean Waters (SCW) is a coalition working to protect the watershed for Sebago Lake, the drinking water supply for 1 out of 6 Mainers. Our goal is to conserve 25% of the watershed’s forests that naturally filter water and provide outdoor recreation, wildlife habitat, economic benefits and more.
Explore New England TVWarwick
Explore New England is a multimedia platform dedicated to helping people of all ages enjoy the outdoors and appreciate nature through a variety of family-friendly, easily accessible activities, including RV touring, fishing, snowmobiling, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, ATV riding, boating, paddling, camping, wildlife viewing and more.
Explore New England also assists state and local tourism offices, economic development groups, chambers of commerce, DMO’s and other groups in developing, producing, editing, and otherwise showcasing New England’s diverse array of natural attractions, outdoor activities, and visitor-focused information through its platform of multimedia products.
As a leading apparel development company with over 50+ years of experience, Guided Makers is here to empower and help clothing companies create exceptional products and find the best path forward. We use a segmented growth approach that focuses on quality, informed decision-making and results. By using the latest technology and tools, we can help business of all sizes reach their goals.
Maine Trails CoalitionBath
The Maine Trails Coalition (MTC) was formed in 2019 to be a statewide voice for trail users, supporters, and advocates. With trails serving as a major component of the outdoor recreation economy in Maine, we believe a statewide group dedicated to advancing the trails movement will benefit the communities and people who live, work, visit, and play all across the state.
Mount Abram is a small family ski and mountain bike area located a few miles outside of Bethel, Maine. It has 1,150 feet (350 m) of vertical drop, with five lifts servicing 10 easy, 21 Intermediate, and 13 expert trails.
Peace House StudiosBath
We are a children’s clothing company. We promote sustainability and play. Our clothing is made from soft organic cotton. All clothing purchased from Peace House Studio is eligible for our buy-back program, the Patches Project, in which we repair, upcycle, and resell.
Mahoosuc Guide ServiceNewry
Polly Mahoney and Kevin Slater, founders of Mahoosuc Guide Service, are two of the very few guides who make their living as year-round, full-time professional wilderness guides for over 33 years now. Both are Master Maine Guides with extensive experience guiding in Nunavut, Nunavik, Eeyoustis (Cree Territory) Alaska and the Yukon Territory. They are also leaders in the field of developing cultural tours with various Indigenous communities (Wabanaki, Cree, Inuit). We specialize in overnight guided canoe trips on Maine northern rivers such as the Allagash, East and West Branch of the Penobscot and the St. John. All trips are owner-guided and most are suitable for beginners.
Cairn Consulting GroupBethel
We are a market research consulting firm that focuses on outdoor recreation and hospitality, which includes helping outdoor brands boost their profile, engage their constituency to a greater degree, and develop their marketing and strategic planning.
Reclaimed Maine Co.Windham
Reclaimed Maine Co. is a one-woman small business, featuring handmade home goods, apparel, and more inspired by our love of Maine’s lakes, pines and coastlines. Using the outdoors as inspiration, each product is custom designed in hopes that they can inspire exploration and give back to the environment. To us, ‘Reclaimed’ embodies our sustainable mission: our commitment to sourcing eco-conscious materials, giving back to local environmental non-profits, and reclaiming a love for the outdoors.
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Sperry General StoreSouth Portland
Sperry General Store is a décor and gift-focused shop specializing in vintage style travel posters, prints and handcrafted artisan items.
Their style is inspired by graphic Art Deco, specifically the Swiss poster design of the 1920s and 1930s. The woodworking and metal design is inspired by the Shaker and mission style of the American Arts and Crafts movement.
A husband and wife team, Liza Kelley Sperry owns SGS alongside her partner, Patrick Sperry. Liza designs the print and poster side of things while Patrick crafts the woodworking and metal products. They both have their BFA’s in Graphic Design from Maine College of Art & Design, and work outside of their home studio in South Portland, Maine. Liza grew up in Monson, in the Borestone mountain region where she roamed around 500 acres of family owned land. Her work is deeply inspired from the natural beauty of this area.
Acadia, Casco Bay, Katahdin, Moosehead Lake and Onawa are just a few of the locations highlighted in their work. Through their love of Maine and it’s natural beauty, they donate 1% of their sales to environmentally focused organizations throughout the state—including the Natural Resources Council of Maine and the Nature Conservancy of Maine.
Sustainably focused, Sperry General Store uses eco-friendly paper, products and materials where possible and keep water use to a minimum with printing. Woodworking products are made with a combination of reclaimed wood throughout the state along high quality spruce. They also source organic, sustainable and biodegradable products in their packaging and production materials.
Their shop includes offset printed posters, prints, cards, stationery, totes, apparel metal and woodworking items. All products are made and printed in Maine and New England.
Kindling Collective is a queer-centered gear library creating an accessible pathway to outdoor experiences in Maine (Wabanaki Confederacy Territory). We aim to build community and support folks in the greater Portland area in building and sustaining relationships with the natural world. Kindling Collective will be a space where members can check out the gear they need for camping, hiking, and backpacking adventures. We will offer outdoor classes, guided trips, and office hours for trip planning. Library patrons will pay an income-based, sliding-scale member fee which will provide access to gear checkout, discounted classes and trips, and trip planning/gear repair open-library hours.
Kennebunk Land TrustKennebunkport
The mission of the Kennebunk Land Trust is to permanently conserve and steward land to benefit natural and human communities. The Kennebunk Land Trust was founded in 1972 to preserve and protect significant natural spaces in the Kennebunk region. As one of southern Maine’s oldest working land trusts, the Trust has preserved over 3,400 acres of forest, fields and waterways, including 1,600 acres of the Kennebunk Plains. Of these preserved lands, more than 300 acres are conservation easements managed for private landowners.
Maine Adventure CompanyPortland
We pride ourself on being the top camper van RV rental experience in the northeast! Our vans are off-grid, all season, and off-road designed. Renting our camper vans allows visitors to experience our great wilderness more freely than other alternatives while providing a sense of comfort and security.
Outdoor Movement ProjectPortland
Our mission is to inspire an active, outdoor life and provide resources for a lifelong connection with the outdoors: any season, any ability, any age.
Current offerings include: a trail guide to Southern Maine, trail blog/newsletter, trail challenges, and an outdoor events calendar (coming soon).
Hills & TrailsBiddeford
Hills & Trails is a design and print shop in Biddeford, Maine. We design original apparel, screen-printed posters, and home goods inspired by the Maine outdoors and camp life!
We are proud to only use hand printing, eco-friendly, water-based ink, and sustainable printing practices in our Biddeford, Maine studio.
Coastal Rivers Conservation TrustDamriscotta
Coastal Rivers is a non-profit, membership supported, and nationally accredited land trust and conservation organization. We are your community land trust, caring for the lands and waters in the Damariscotta-Pemaquid region by conserving special places, protecting water quality, creating trails and public access, and deepening connections to nature.
OBP Trailworks, LLCTurner
OBP Trailworks, LLC provides design, construction and education services for all types of recreational trails. Since 2004, OBP has completed over 150 projects with international, federal, state, municipal, private and non profit organizations. Hallmarks of the company include community accessible trails, technical backcountry stone and timber craft, and trail system design projects.
Hurricane Island Outward Bound SchoolCamden
HIOBS serves middle school, high school, gap year, and college students, as well as adults looking for wilderness adventure and Veterans from our Armed Forces.
To empower people to try new activities and experiences that will enrich their lives, give them an excuse to connect with nature, and find new ways to get and remain active with the intent of individual and community enrichment. Currently delivering engagement and joy through disc golf
Natural Resources Council of MaineAugusta
The Natural Resources Council of Maine is a nonprofit membership organization protecting, restoring, and conserving Maine’s environment, now and for future generations. For more than 60 years, the Natural Resources Council of Maine has been protecting the places and way of life that make Maine so special. We work statewide to:
-Protect the health of Maine’s rivers, lakes, streams, and coastal waters;
-Promote sustainable communities through initiatives that reduce toxic pollution and waste;
-Decrease air and climate-changing pollution through energy efficiency and renewable sources;
-Conserve Maine lands and wildlife habitat, including our treasured North Woods; and
-Defend the federal environmental policies and programs that help protect Maine.
NRCM harnesses the power of the law, science, and the voices of more than 25,000 supporters statewide and beyond.
Selene’s Fly ShopGardiner
I own a full service fly shop in downtown Gardiner at the confluence of the Kennebec River and Cobbosee Stream. The focus of the shop is community. We believe in keeping the traditions of Maine outdoors’ alive. We strive to carry forth responsible, sustainable practices to leave the outdoors and the sport to future generations. We do this by paying for local Maine flies, give public credit to those tyers, stock Maine made goods, and collaborate with Maine businesses such as Maine Fly Company.
Blueprint Surf Company
Based in Portland, Maine, Blueprint Surf is 3D printing surfboards using recycled plastics and bio-based resin. Using the most sustainable resources available and working on a local scale, Blueprint Surf aims to reduce the carbon footprint and toxicity of surfboard production while making innovative boards for Maine and New England.
Portland Trails connects people with places.
Portland Trails is a nonprofit urban land trust that transforms Greater Portland into a healthier and better-connected community through a 70+ mile trail network.
Paddle PumpsCape Elizabeth
Born from seaplanes, the Paddle Pump combines to watercraft essentials, the paddle, and the bilge pump into one easy to use tool. Still a “garage” company, we are looking to develop and execute a go to market strategy.
Washington County Community CollegeCalais
The Outdoor Leadership program at Washington County Community College equips students with a strong foundation in economic, cultural, environmental, and technical skills related to the outdoor industry in Maine and around the world. Students gain these skills through a variety of challenging and engaging field experiences that accompany classroom studies.
More WOmen+ Surfwestbrook
More Women+ Surf is building an inclusive board sports community in and out of the water to make space, empower and increase access for historically underserved and marginalized communities.
Swell Affair creates classic surf-inspired designs based off of Maine, surf culture, and the environment. We have a diverse product line of hats, shirts, hoodies, and bags and handcrafted/painted goods in the form of wooden surf accessories, reclaimed painted skateboards, and more. We are vocal advocates for sustainability and community justice – donating to local homeless support groups, cancer groups, accessible surfing, and local sustainability movements and do banking through a green bank that invests in renewable energy projects. We try our best to use sustainable options in our products, manage inventory in a responsible way, and use reclaimed art materials when possible.
The Gulf of Maine Research InstitutePortland
At The Gulf of Maine Research Institute, we develop and deliver collaborative solutions to global ocean challenges. As an independent and objective nonprofit organization, we work with stakeholders and partners to support healthy ocean ecosystems, a thriving blue economy, sustainable seafood, and climate-resilient coastal communities.
Maine Association for New AmericansPortland
MANA is an immigrant-led organization that promotes the social & personal empowerment of immigrants and advances racial justice and racial equity in Maine through:
Raising awareness of individual and collective trauma among immigrants
Providing trauma-aware, multilingual and culturally appropriate transportation services to address social determinants;
Connecting immigrants with their peers across cultures and to the resources.
The Third Place Inc.Portland
The Third Place is a cross-sector networking organization that provides social and professional opportunities for Black Mainers. We organize in ten sectors through our SHIFT Maine program- nonprofit, business/entrepreneurship, k-12 education, higher education, media & communications, banking and financial services, healthcare, technology, housing &trades, and environment. Our environmental network, ECO-BIPOC is a network of over thirty-five individuals from the BIPOC community who are employed or interested in the environmental-related fields. Our email address is www.thethirdplace.me. The field box identified it as an error.
Pine Tree CampRome
Pine Tree Camp is Maine’s only American Camp Association-accredited camp for people with disabilities. Located on scenic North Pond, Pine Tree Camp provides a full range of programming for children, adults, and families. Opportunities range from day-long experiences on- and off-campus to week-long overnight sessions and feature many of the outdoor activities for which Maine is known, including boating, kayaking, hiking on fully accessible trails, swimming, archery and even tenting under the open stars. Full and partial tuition assistance is available. Pine Tree Camp has never turned away a camper due to inability to pay tuition.
Kit Supply + Co.Kittery
Kit Supply + Co. is a curated children’s shop that outfits families with thoughtful goods to inspire outdoor adventures, whatever the weather. We prioritize sustainable manufacturing, small-businesses, and locally made products whenever possible so parents can feel good about the things they buy for their children. From outerwear that’s tough enough for a Maine winter to the perfect bedtime story to get your kiddo excited for that early morning hike.
SnoYak has developed a revolutionary sit ski suitable for both able-bodied and adaptive skiers. Its innovative design features a low center of gravity and ergonomic seating, enhancing accessibility for limited mobility individuals and older skiers. The larger market will make sit skiing more cost-effective and inclusive, revolutionizing the ski industry
A Morning in Maine Sailing ToursRockland
We are a daysail company based in Rockland, Maine, operating a 55′ wooden ketch. We offer 2-hour sailing tours, 6-hour island sailing/hiking trips and private charters for up to 21 guests on beautiful Penobscot Bay and the nearby islands.
ToadAgain is Toad&Co’s circular apparel solution. Through ToadAgain, consumers can participate in our peer-to-peer platform to sell pre-loved Toad&Co apparel to other consumers. Alternatively, consumers can send items for resale directly to our facility in Portland, ME where we sort, inspect, and list the items for resale. Pre-loved products can be purchased in store or national online at toadagain.toadandco.com Our on-site team repairs items and any product that is beyond repair is either donated to local non-profits or recycled through our partnership with Apparel Impact.
Kids, parents, and grandparents will be at ease on a trip with Maine Outdoors, experience this beautiful place while having fun. Don can make accommodations for various learning styles and accessibility needs, so every member of the family can fully experience the Maine outdoors during your private, custom experience. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, Don will ensure your success with helpful suggestions, knowledge of the area, the wildlife, and the environment. Don uses a 20-foot Lund Alaskan and each trip includes fishing gear, bait, and life jackets. If you’d like to use your own gear, bring it along!
All trips are exclusive (meaning only your party) and each trip is customizable to your interests. If you have someone who would simply like to go along and not fish they are welcome. Don will make an effort to make the trip just as much fun for them as it will be for you. Trips are 3 or 6 hours and start times can be selected when you make the reservation.
Don Kleiner is a Master Maine Guide who has been creating delightful outdoor memories for clients for 37 years. Offering guided trips in the area for primarily families and beginners.