News And Updates from GrowSmart Maine 

GrowSmart Maine is actively involved in advocacy and initiatives that directly impact the quality of life of all Mainers. We’ll share our news here frequently. As a GrowSmart Maine member, you’ll get updates via email, directly to your inbox. Consider joining today!

GrowSmart News and Updates

May 2022 Newsletter from GrowSmart Maine

Spring is in the air, the daffodils are blooming, and summer will be here soon. This past month we were heavily engaged in advocacy with a variety of bills impacting funding, land use and housing, and equity.  GrowSmart Maine continues to conduct our advocacy through...

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March 2022 Newsletter from GrowSmart Maine

March 2022 Newsletter from GrowSmart Maine We can feel spring in the air, though we know there will be more snow as the seasons transitions. Changes here at GrowSmart Maine as well, as we welcome our new Membership Coordinator, advocate for smart growth outcomes in...

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February 2022 Newsletter from GrowSmart Maine

Today, we are sharing information on our upcoming webinar and providing an update on our advocacy in the Statehouse. WEBINAR: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Can Transportation and other Infrastructure investment lead to Smart Growth in Maine? We hope you’ll...

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Guest Blog: Reflections on Community Planning

REFLECTIONS ON COMMUNITY PLANNING by Anthony Dater, APA (former AICP), Kennebunk, ME Here are several reflections looking back over a career in community planning from 1969 onwards. The legal framework within which planners work should be enlarged from serving public...

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