Help communities find and assert public rights-of-way to the shore, which may be lost by the passing of generations and changing land ownership patterns.
- Enable commercial fishing and other marine industries to continue as a viable component of Maine's economy
- Ensure opportunities for recreational use of the water by year-round and seasonal residents, as well as tourists
Maine Coastal Program (NOAA)
Program has been in continous effect since 1987; grants of approximately $1,000 are awarded each year to qualified applicants.