Links

DOGSLEDDING LINKS

Mushing Magazine – A bi-monthly international magazine on dog-powered sports, including mushing, skijoring, weight pulling, carting and packing
Mountain Ridge Kennel – Manufacturers of sled dog equipment, harnesses, booties, jackets, etc.
Nooksack Racing Suply – Sled dog sports supply store, including harnesses, booties, ganglines, snow hooks, etc.
Sled Dog Central – A complete online listing of resources and information for the sled dog enthusiast

CANOEING LINKS

Pelletier’s Campground – Offers shuttle service, canoe rental, and outfitting for the St. John, Allagash and other rivers in northern Maine
Maine Canoe Symposium – Weekend of learning and celebrating traditional canoeing at a classic woodland camp in Maine
Arctic Wild – Canoeing, rafting, and hiking trips in Alaska
Androscoggin River Watershed Council – Website for Source to Sea Canoe Trek, celebrating the Androscoggin River
Allagash Wilderness Waterway – information on the Maine.gov website
Island Falls Canoe Company – Maker of wood canvas canoes and offers canoe building workshops

 NATIVE CULTURAL TRIPS

Nunavik Tourism Association – Offers information about activities, services, and the history of people and places of Nunavik in northern Quebec
Air Inuit – Commercial flights serving Nunavik in Canada
Nuuhchimi Wiinuu – Cree guides, David and Anna Bosum, share their knowledge and bush skills of their culture, offering trips both summer and winter in Ouje-Bougoumou, Quebec.
Arcturus Expeditions – Guided trips with Inuit of Greenland and Native people of Arctic Russia
One Seed Expeditions – Responsible travel worldwide, guided by local people and learning about local culture
Abbe Museum – Museum in Bar Harbor, ME about Wabanaki culture and history.
Penobscot Nation Museum – Museum on Indian Island in ME about Wabanaki culture and history.
Penobscot Nation – Website for the government of the Penobscot people
Maine Wabanaki REACH – Wabanaki REACH is a cross-cultural collaboration that successfully supported the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
REACH envisions and prepares for a future where Maine and Wabanaki people join together, acknowledging truth, promoting healing and creating change.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONS

Official website of the State of Maine
Information about the State of Maine
National Water Information System for river flow rates
Appalachian Mountain Club – The nation’s oldest outdoor recreation, education, and conservation organization, promoting the protection and enjoyment of the northeast’s outdoors
Guide to wilderness travel in Canada with a directory of Wilderness Outfitters
One Seed Expeditions – Responsible tourism offering adventure trips worldwide
Innerlight Yoga – A studio in Rhode Island that offers workshops and classes about yoga. Kim Chandler sometimes offers canoeing trips with Mahoosuc Guide Service
Kroka Expeditions – New Hampshire non-profit organization offering wilderness education programs for children and young adults
Maine Wilderness Guides Organization – A group of like-minded wilderness guides and sporting camp owners who have formed to help protect remote areas in Maine
The Chewonki Foundation – A non-profit educational institution offering a summer camp, a semester of academic and personal challenges for high school juniors, a variety of educational group programs, and wilderness excursions for adults, families and individuals
Koviashuvik Local Living School– Founded in 2008, Koviashuvik is a small school that teaches practical and inexpensive ways for people to live with and use their local land.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Loon Lodge – Traditional sporting camp/lodge in the Allagash Lake area of northern Maine
West Branch Pond Camps – Rustic remote wilderness camp in the Greenville area with great fishing and a relaxing atmosphere
Weatherby’s – Sporting camp in eastern Maine in the Grand Lake Stream area with great fishing and paddling opportunities
Appalachian Mountain Club’s – Lodging in remote areas of ME & NH

LOCAL BED AND BREAKFASTS

Riverview Resort – Nightly, weekly rentals on the Androscoggin River next to Bethel, Maine
Paws Inn – Pet friendly bed and breakfast close to the town of Bethel, Maine.  Small and personable
Waterford Inn – A 19th century farmhouse inn nestled in the mountains of western Maine, close to the town of Waterford
Holidae House is a Victorian-era Bed & Breakfast Inn in the heart of Bethel Village in Maine’s western mountains. The seven designer decorated guest rooms all have private baths, a queen-size bed, reading chairs, air conditioning, WIFI, and special amenities. Each room is decorated in a different color theme. Three of the rooms are slightly larger and include tubs as well as showers.

QUALITY CRAFTS AND OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT

Alder Stream Canvas – High quality canvas and cordura outdoor accessories in both classic and modern styles
Four Dog Stoves – Builder and distributor of portable wood stoves used in camps
Happy Acres Farm – Producer and distributor of maple syrup, maple products, and homemade jams and jellies
Coyote Graphics – A wildlife adventure t-shirt screen printer, featuring original graphic design and illustrations
Don Merchant – Hand-crafted canoes and canoeing equipment made in Maine
Maine Made Dog Sleds – Builder of dogsleds and accessories
True North Adventureware – Quality outdoor clothing and supplies in Bethel, Maine

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Carol Savage – Provides photos for weddings, portraits, outdoor travel, etc. Based in Bethel, ME
Craig Angevine – Local photographer, weddings, portraits, outdoor trips
Jo Moser – Provides photos for weddings, portraits, outdoor travel, etc. Based in Portland, ME
Matthew Delorme – Provides photos for outdoor travel and adventure. Based in Maine

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