To: All Outdoor User Groups
From: Landowner Relations Specialist Rick LaFlamme
Date: July 23, 2015
Re: Landowner Appreciation Cleanup Contest
We are proud to announce that the Maine Warden Service and the Maine Forest Service are partnering with Kittery Trading Post to sponsor a Landowner Appreciation clean-up event.
This event will be open to any organized club throughout the state, i.e. ATV club, snowmobile club, sportsman club, fish and game club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Day of event will be September 12, 2015.
The top four winners will be awarded:
1st Place $1000.00 gift card to Kittery Trading Post
2nd Place $750.00 gift card to Kittery Trading Post
3rd Place $500.00 gift card to Kittery Trading Post
4th Place $250.00 gift card to Kittery Trading Post
The top twenty clubs will receive some Departmental Swag for its participating club members
Rules of the contest: Your club representative info required. (Contact person & cell number) name of organization, how many within the organization will be participating, location in the state, etc.
Call 287-5240 ask for Virginia Vincent to enter
All trash/litter that your organization retrieves from a landowners’ land will be brought to one of the 6-10 statewide located dumpsters and weighed in(truck load) by Maine Game Wardens and Maine Forest Rangers. Added info required will be, landowners’ contact info, GPS coordinates of trash, photos of before and after, nearest road location and town.
All participating clubs (contact person) will be able to have a question and answer conference call the evening of the 25th with MWS and MFS coordinators.
Contest hours 8:00am- 6:00pm on the 26th of September
We will also provide some key locations for cleanup.
Your organization will receive:
* Free Landowner appreciation prints offered by the Department of I .F.W.
* Free disposal of all non-toxic trash/litter that your organization picks up off a landowners’ land at MWS and MFS Headquarters (Dumpster Locations) Gray, Augusta, Sidney, Bangor, Greenville, and Ashland, as well as other strategic locations.