Getting kids outside – what could be better than that?! The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend planning team is thrilled to announce the latest round of projects to receive small grants to support their efforts to incorporate kids and school groups in their GMOW activities. This funding opportunity was piloted by the GMOW planning team for… Read More»
Customizable Posters Just for your Event! To help you promote your September 2016 Events locally, we’ve created customizable posters just for you! We’ve tried to create options to accommodate the 3 most common methods, but if there’s something different you need, just shoot us an email and let us know what that is… 1. Edit Using Adobe Programs… Read More»
Mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, canine cross, trail races, ski-jouring, snowshoeing, contra dances – you name it, Western Foothills Land Trust has done it for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! We love working with this enthusiastic crew who repeatedly host the MOST events per weekend of any other organizer! What a treat to get to visit… Read More»
There are always so many fun outdoor events to explore in the Bethel area – we had a blast checking in with one of our MVP partners, the Mahoosuc Land Trust! We even got a sneak peak of their newest preserve, the Valentine Property, which will soon be the new home for their offices!
Have you checked out the Eastern Trail yet? Managed by the Eastern Trail Alliance, it’s a 65 mile recreation/transportation greenway connecting Casco Bay to Portsmouth, New Hampshire! Learn more about the trail and the fun events (moonlight walks, running races, snowshoe hikes!) they host year round and especially during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.
The good folks at the Lake George Regional Park and Skowhegan Parks & Rec Department are a perfect example of how to combine forces and bring in community partners to put on fantastic events! “Once you get ‘em here through an event, people come back again and again!”
This is one of our favorite MVP interviews with Andrew, Jed, and Preeya from Saco Bay Trails. Their organization helps maintain & build trails all over Saco & Biddeford – all by members & volunteers! For the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend they’ve hosted some fun, family friendly events like building fairy houses – and Preeya shows… Read More»
With three different locations across the state to celebrate, our friends at Maine Audubon have always put on a fantastic show for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! Join them at Fields Pond in Holden, Gilsland Farm in Falmouth, or Scarborough Marsh.
The small but mighty Three Rivers Land Trust has participated in so many of our Great Maine Outdoor Weekends – with hiking, snowshoeing, ice skating, and kite flying! Learn more from Larissa & Ruth!
One of our favorite MVP organizers, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, has hosted some fantastic fall and winter events at their preserves in Hancock County. We visited them at their amazing office location at their Tidal Falls preserve – what a backdrop, right?! Learn more about their work from Eileen Bader & Iris Simon!