Helping Maine's island and coastal communities thrive
Since 1983, the Island Institute has partnered with thousands of dedicated people who care about the coast of Maine and believe that a sustainable future for our communities and the environment is crucial. We work proactively and collaboratively to help Maine’s island and coastal communities tackle the most pressing environmental and socio-economic issues they face. Learn more about our history, our latest news, and the people who help make this work possible every day.
Where We Work
Learn more about the unique character of Maine’s year-round island communities and the people who call them home.