Tales from GMOW: Snowshoeing at the Basin Preserve

As part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, The Maine Chapter of the Nature Conservancy organized a winter hike of the Basin Preserve, Phippsburg, ME on 13 Feb, 2015. About 20 people participated on this 6.5-mile loop walk in fresh snow conditions! What started out as a frigid and potentially grueling snowshoe ended up being… Read More»

15 Reasons to Keep Celebrating the Winter #GMOW!

Mother Nature certainly tested our resolve over the weekend with frigid temperatures and threats of crazy snowstorms. BUT, Mainers are hearty folk who are undeterred by winters wrath – and have learned the masterful art of waiting until the weather gets better. SO – here are 15 (!!) events that have been rescheduled. The good… Read More»

EVENT UPDATES: February 2015

Well, folks – while we love all this winter weather, it’s certainly making it hard to host events! Stay tuned here for the most up to date info about rescheduled or cancelled events! These updates are current as of Saturday, Feb. 14 at 8am. Please contact the organizer or visit their Facebook pages/websites if you’re… Read More»

For those who like Snow!

Wiscasset Newspaper; Ben Bulkeley, Staff Reporter; Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 8:00am Main Street Wiscasset looks more like a ski run than a throughway. The good news is that the freshly fallen snow will be put to use for the upcoming Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. BEN BULKELEY/Wiscasset Newspaper Only a few weeks ago, Hidden Valley Nature Center’s… Read More»

“Warm-Up” for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

Kick-off your Great Maine Outdoor Weekend celebrations early with some of our “warm-up events” (pun intended, hehe!) There’s plenty to do this week as we start counting down (7 DAYS!!) until the official start of the February 13-15, 2015 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Winterfest in Biddeford! – February 6-8, 2015 Sledding derbies, snow shoeing, snow… Read More»

Area trails open for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend 

The Weekly Packet, February 5, 2015; http://weeklypacket.com/news Blue Hill Heritage Trust invites the public to participate in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, February 13-15, by exploring one of its many public trails on snowshoes or skis, according to a news release from the trust. The weekend has been declared the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend by the… Read More»

Ways to stay warm in Maine’s snowy outdoors

This article was originally posted by Aislinn Sarnacki, Jan. 21, 2015, at 11:26 a.m, on the Bangor Daily News. The original link to is: http://bangordailynews.com/2015/01/21/outdoors/ways-to-stay-warm-in-maines-snowy-outdoors/ “As the temperature drops and snow piles up, many people hide indoors. And it’s no surprise. The frozenMaine wilderness can be a harsh and unforgiving place. But it doesn’t need to be, according to… Read More»

Seacoast Online – Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Comes to York

WINTER ADVENTURES Great Maine Outdoor Weekend comes to York By Shelley Wigglesworth yorkweekly@seacoastonline.com Posted Feb. 2, 2015 @ 5:21 pm YORK, Maine – Celebrating being active outside in all seasons is the primary focus and goal of the 2015 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program in conjunction with the York Parks and… Read More»

98.9 WCLZ-GMOW’s Promotional Powerhouse

The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Planning Team would like to give a huge shout out to 98.9 WCLZ radio for all of the promotional support they provide. All the work and time this radio team puts into getting the word out, talking about cool events, and even making entertaining videos is truly appreciated. The Great Maine… Read More»