The mission of GrowSmart Maine is to build lasting prosperity without sacrificing the quality of life that defines Maine.
People choose to live in Maine for many reasons: our iconic landscapes and architecture, our strong sense of local community and our gritty, independent spirit. GrowSmart Maine seeks to protect and foster these strengths because we believe they are the foundation for lasting prosperity. Our goals are community revitalization, conservation of farmland, forest and shoreland, and support for sustainable economic development that will benefit not just today’s Mainers but our children and grandchildren. As the ONLY statewide organization linking ALL these interrelated goals, GrowSmart Maine works with myriad other organizations and municipalities to convene discussion and take actions to revitalize our communities and economy while protecting our natural resources. Join us
Nominate a project, policy, plan or person who demonstrates the benefits of smart growth here in Maine.
These awards are designed to recognize the diverse activities that contribute to smart growth, and also serve as real life illustrations of the benefits it can bring.
Deadline: July 25 2018
Winners will be announced and celebrated at GrowSmart Maine’s Annual Summit, October 11th in Bangor.
Save the Date for Maine’s premier conference on smart growth: Thursday October 11th, Cross Center, Bangor.
Featuring Bruce Katz author of the book The New Localism.
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