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Maine Committee for the East Coast Greenway

The Maine Committee for the ECG consists of volunteers who coordinate route selection and undertake our advocacy efforts to move the Greenway ahead in Maine. By building support and partnerships with citizens, public agencies and organizations at the local and state levels, the ME Committee is helping to get the ECG on the ground, mile by mile.

News & Events
Current Committee Goals
Committee Resources
Support the Effort in Maine
Contact Information

News & Events

Current news about the Eastern Trail

Current news about the Sunrise Trail

Current Committee Goals

Some of the projects the Maine Committee is currently working on include:

  • Sign the entire route through Maine with ECG trail markers
  • Open completed section(s) of the 87-mile Down East Sunrise Trail
  • Update the ECG user guide for Maine

Committee Resources

  • Maine Blueprint for Action
  • Maine Benchmark Assessment
  • Trail Builder’s Toolbox – ECG trail building, routing, signing, and designation materials
  • Advocacy Toolkit – ECG advocacy, communications, and graphics guides and materials
    • Completion of Old Orchard Beach section of the Eastern Trail
    • ECG route signed through City of Brunswick
    • Work begun on the Down East Sunrise Trail
    • Travel the route and field-proof our cue sheets
    • Advocate for the ECG at public events

Support the Effort in Maine

The ME Committee consists of volunteers who dedicate their time and resources to advocate for the creation of local trails in Maine. Please help the Committee create the ECG by volunteering your time, becoming a member, or sponsoring a mile of trail.

Recent accomplishments in Maine include:

An ECG informational and Mile Sponsor kiosk on the Androscoggin River Bicycle Path in Brunswick.

The ME Committee currently needs volunteers to:

Sponsor a Mile of the ECG in Maine

Mile sponsors will have their inscriptions permanently posted in a kiosk along the route in Maine. Learn more

Become a member of the ECGA

Your membership dues support our advocacy work in Maine. Please join today!

Contact information

Sue Ellen Bordwell
Co-Chair for Southern Maine
seb1476@maine.rr.com
(207)846-3340

Eric Weis
ECGA Trail Coordinator
eric@greenway.org
401-450-7155

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