Get Involved - Local and Regional Environmental Organizations and Opportunities
Organization Name: Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition
Primary mission: The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition is a group of organizations and individuals working to support conservation and stewardship of natural, scenic, historic, and public access resources of the Belfast Bay Watershed through research, community-building and education.
Volunteer opportunities or projects to work on: trail building, land stewardship, education and more!
Contact Name and email or phone or both: Cloe Chunn, 338-1147, email@example.com
Organization Name: Belfast Garden Club
Primary mission: Stimulating the knowledge and love of gardening, aiding in the protection of native plants, trees, birds and wildlife, enhancing public spaces
Volunteer opportunities or projects to work on: Planting and maintaining public gardens around the City of Belfast
Contact Name and email or phone or both: Corliss Davis firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Mountains Land Trust
Mission: Land conservation and stewardship in the Mid Coast area
Volunteer Opportunities: A very wide array of ways to volunteer, from land stewardship, trail building and maintenance to ecological survey, monitoring, docent work, office help, or community events, and more.
Contact: Volunteer or Outreach Coordinator at 236-7091 or email@example.com
Habitat Belfast- GreenWays Eco Center
Mission: Support many projects and actions to create greater ecological health and awareness in the Mid Coast area.
Volunteer Opportunities: Restoring degraded places in town, caring for parks, ponds, streams, trail work, creating an arboretum, enhancing wildlife habitat, protecting wildlife, native planting, gardening, educating, revitalizing, restoring, rejuvenating!
Contact: Aleta at 855-884-2284 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sierra Club Maine
Mission: Explore, enjoy and protect the planet
Volunteer Opportunities: There are so many fun and meaningful ways to get involved in the Chapter's vital work to protect Maine's environment. Volunteer opportunities range from lending a hand in the office (database entry, mailings, etc...), tabling at events, participating or leading an outing, writing a letter to the editor, organizing a film night, contacting legislators about environmental issues, helping to elect pro-environmental politicians, organize rallies and other events, and joining one of our Teams.
Contact: Phone: 207-761-5616; Email: email@example.com
Natural Resources Council of Maine
Mission: Protecting nature in Maine by harnessing the power of science, the law, and the voices of people who value Maine's environment.
Volunteer Opportunities: This organization is a powerhouse of statewide political and legal activity to protect the environment. Their website is a fantastic resource for finding out what the issues are and what you can do, as well as a great Explore Maine map tool. They also offer email alerts on important actions in the state with easy ways to voice your opinion. You can volunteer to assist in the campaigns they are working on by contacting them.
Contact: Phone: (207) 622-3101 Toll Free: (800) 287-2345
Fax: (207) 622-4343; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other opportunities to engage with nature, the environment and volunteer service in our area:
Friends of Sears Island
Maine Farmland Trust
Maine Organic Farmers & Gardener’s Association
Belfast Garden Club
Georges River Land Trust
Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Maine Island Trails Association
Waldo County Soil and Water Conservation District
Restore: The North Woods
Hills to Sea Trails Coalition