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. MRPA serves as a statewide advocate, and a resource for professionals who deliver essential services through recreation, parks, and facilities.
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 …
Developing an inclusive uphill community through organized group programs
Hearty Roots is an esteem-building outdoor adventure program led by professional counselors & educators who also happen to be backcountry gurus.
SailMaine’s mission is to provide affordable access to the water through community sailing and educational programming.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.