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Join us in protecting the lakes we love by becoming a member or making a donation!
 

We welcome individuals, families, lake associations and businesses to join us, learn more about our work and take action to protect Maine’s lakes.   

Maine Lakes members care deeply about keeping our lakes clean and healthy. They understand everyone has a part to play in maintaining and improving the quality of our lakes. Do your part by joining this rapidly-growing, proactive community of lake enthusiasts today—or simply donate, on a regular or one-time basis.

Either way, your financial support is vital to an exciting array of programs for lake users and lakeshore landowners across the state—such as LakeSmart, Lakes Alive!, our Annual Maine Lakes Conference, and more—and our advocacy work to preserve and improve lake health. 

Lake Association memberships

Join more than 80 other local lake associations who are members of Maine Lake’s Council of Lake Associations. We support our lake association partners by sharing information and resources, consulting on ways to improve lake health, working on local and statewide policy issues, and helping launch LakeSmart homeowner education programs on their lakes.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Biannual electronic newsletter, For the Sake of Maine’s Lakes
  • Listing of lake association activities, events, and job listings on the Maine Lakes website
  • Technical support for Lake Association virtual meetings and webinars
  • Priority invitations to Maine Lakes events, including a discount for the annual Maine Lakes Conference

JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

INDIVIDUALS & FAMILy memberships

Individual Maine Lakes members are essential to our organizations. Their interests and passions drive our lake conservation work, and their input into emerging lake issues helps guide both our short- and long-term work. Members also make a difference to the lakes they live on and visit every day, with “lake friendly” living practices.

Members who opt into electronic communication hear from us on occasion with news about policy updates, events, news and activities.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Biannual electronic newsletter, For the Sake of Maine’s Lakes
  • Priority invitations to Maine Lakes events, including a discount for the annual Maine Lakes Conference

JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

become a business sponsor

The health of many Maine business communities is directly linked to the health of their local lakes. Lakes in Maine generate more than $3.5 billion annually in economic activity, provide over 52,000 jobs and supply drinking water to nearly half of our residents. Maintaining the health of those lakes, and connections to the people who are passionate about lake conservation, may be something your business would like to consider. Maine Lakes business sponsors have a lot to gain by supporting our work. Please consider joining today!

Benefits depend on the level of giving, but may include:

  • Inclusion of logo on two biannual printed/electronic newsletters shared with over 1,000 members and supporters
  • Advertising space in our newsletter and website
  • “Sponsor Spotlight” posts on social media
  • Opportunities for other collaborative marketing at events and conferences

BECOME A SPONSOR!

support maine lakes

We welcome donations above and beyond membership fees or sponsorships, from individuals and organizations in Maine and beyond. Please consider a one-time donation, or set up recurring donations to support our work now and for years to come!

DONATE TODAY!