You can buy one instant lottery ticket with assurance that you will win, even though you may not win any money. The Maine Outdoor Heritage instant lottery tickets generate funds for lots of great wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation projects.
Many years ago, when I worked for the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine, we teamed up with Maine Audubon to create the Outdoor Heritage program with the support of the legislature and Governor Angus King.
MOHF has now awarded more than $20 million to projects around the state. For many years, Carol Gay has done a great job of staffing this program.
In the most recent grants were one for environmental education at the new 4-H Outdoor Learning Center at Greenland Point and others to help with hiking trails and even the removal of a dam.
You can see the entire list of 182 grants given in the last round here:
If you have a project that could use a grant, you’ll find the application requirements here:
and you can always call Carol at 207-458-8421 for assistance are answers to your questions. You do need to line up a sponsoring department by January 15 so you’ll want to get right on this.
And please buy some of the current Moose Money MOHF instant lottery tickets!