On Saturday, Feb. 13 at 1:00 p.m., Maine Coast Heritage Trust will host a Ski and Snowshoe Tour at Aldermere Farm in Rockport. Participants will be guided along groomed trails that run through the large open pastures and woods around the farm. Previous experience on skis is recommended. Participants should bring their own gear and… Read More»
Many of you have been asking, so here they are – our 2016 GMOW Dates!
The GMOW Planning Team is excited to welcome Jessica B – our February 2016 GMOW Intern! Jessica is a junior environmental science major and geology minor at Colby College in Waterville. Jessica just returned from a semester abroad where she studied field ecology in Ecuador. Jessica is from Kittery Point, Maine and is excited to encourage… Read More»
Connections | Wednesday, September 23, 2015 NORWAY — The Fall 2015 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is scheduled for September 25-27 this year. The weekend is an annual collaborative event featuring outdoor active programs offered by a variety of agencies and organizations throughout the state. The weekend was created on the premise that everyone can enjoy… Read More»
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2015 CONTACT: Kaitlyn Bernard Appalachian Mountain Club Maine Program Associate email@example.com; (207) 231-0336 120+ events Statewide to Celebrate 8th Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Experience fall in Maine Sept 25-27 PORTLAND, Maine– – Thousands of Mainers are expected to join in the eighth Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and celebrate fall weather and… Read More»
Hidden Valley Nature Center (HVNC) in Jefferson is excited to be offering another series of events as part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend on Sept. 25-27. All events are free and open to the public. Here’s what we have in store: Guided Morning Paddle (Sunday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to noon): Little Dyer Pond… Read More»
BETHEL — The Mahoosuc Land Trust will participate in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend on Sept. 26 and 27. Three events will be offered on Saturday, Sept. 26. All participants are asked to meet at the Mahoosuc Land Trust on Mayville Road at 10 a.m. Participants can choose one of three activities of varying physical… Read More»
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As part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, The Maine Chapter of the Nature Conservancy organized a winter hike of the Basin Preserve, Phippsburg, ME on 13 Feb, 2015. About 20 people participated on this 6.5-mile loop walk in fresh snow conditions! What started out as a frigid and potentially grueling snowshoe ended up being… Read More»
Mother Nature certainly tested our resolve over the weekend with frigid temperatures and threats of crazy snowstorms. BUT, Mainers are hearty folk who are undeterred by winters wrath – and have learned the masterful art of waiting until the weather gets better. SO – here are 15 (!!) events that have been rescheduled. The good… Read More»