DFP Resources Section

Cobscook Community Learning Center 

With a beautiful campus located in Trescott Township, Cobscook Community Learning Center’s mission is to “to create educational opportunities that strengthen personal, community, and global well-being.”


The Conservation Fund

Nationwide conservation organization that works to save land for future generations by balancing the economic and environmental goals of communities, government, and business.


Downeast Fisheries Trail

A guide to historic and active fisheries sites in Hancock and Washington counties.


Downeast Institute

A shellfish hatchery on Beal’s Island whose mission is “to improve the quality of life for the people of downeast and coastal Maine through applied marine research, technology transfer, and public marine resource education.”


Downeast Salmon Federation

Washington county based organization who’s mission is “to conserve wild Atlantic salmon and its habitat, restore a viable sports fishery and protect other important river, scenic, recreational and ecological resources in eastern Maine.”


Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

Stonington-based organization working to “secure a sustainable future for fisheries and fishing communities in Eastern Maine and beyond.”


Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) conserves and stewards Maine’s coastal lands and islands for their renowned scenic beauty, ecological value, outdoor recreational opportunities, and contribution to community well-being. MCHT provides statewide conservation leadership through its work with land trusts, coastal communities and other partners.


Maine Department of Marine Resources 


Maine Sea Coast Mission

A non-denominational organization that “provides spiritual, health, and youth development programs in coastal and island communities from mid-coast to Downeast Maine.”


Maine Sea Grant Blog

Great stories about everyday observations of nature from people out in the field.


Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

A New England based organization that conserves natural resources and develops solutions to environmental problems through research and collaboration.


The Nature Conservancy

National and international organization whose mission is “to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends… for people today and future generations.”


Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Schoodic Institute guides present and future generations to greater understanding and respect for nature by providing research and learning opportunities through its outstanding Acadia National Park setting, unique coastal Maine facilities, and innovative partnership programs.


Sunrise County Economic Council

Established in 1993, the Sunrise County Economic Council works with businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and citizens to improve economic and community development in Washington County.