Take Action for Maine's Environment

The Natural Resources Council of Maine will help you take action at a moment's notice on issues related to the protection of Maine's air, land, waters, and wildlife. Here are some ways to get involved, and some tools to help:

  • Sign up for NRCM's Action Network to receive emails when your action is needed to protect the nature of Maine.
  • Click on items below to take action via our online system (your emails will be sent to the correct elected officials based on your address information).
  • Contact Maine's Congressional delegation to make your voice heard on issues being discussed in Washington, DC, that affect Maine's environment.

Take Action at the Maine Legislature

During the legislative session, there are many opportunities to speak out at public hearings on bills related to Maine's environment. Visit our bill tracking page to see a full list of bills that we are working on this session. During the 2022 legislative public hearings are again being held online. Visit our Take Action Toolkit for tips on how to be involved.

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Weigh In on Maine's Clean Transportation Future

Maine DOT is creating a Long-Range Transportation Plan to determine the future landscape of our transportation system. Two elements of the plan, the Statewide Strategic Transit Plan and the Statewide Active Transportation Plan are important in reducing climate-polluting emissions and providing safe transportation options. There is also a public meeting on June 7th if you would like to attend (use button below to take surveys and/or preregister for June 7th forum).

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Add Your Voice: Support a Free-Flowing Kennebec River

Mainers have played a vital role in bringing life back to our rivers because clean water is so central to Maine’s economy and way of life. Removing four obsolete dams on the Kennebec River is an urgent next step. Add your voice in support!