Threshold to Maine Resource Conservation and Development Area

The mission of the Threshold to Maine Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Area is to help individuals and communities pursue natural resource-based opportunities in southern and western Maine by providing technical assistance to promote social improvement, economic development, and environmental protection.
The purpose of the program is to help state and local units of government as well as nonprofit organizations improve their capability to plan, develop, and implement programs for resource conservation and development:
  • The program helps to establish or improve coordination systems in communities and build community leadership skills to effectively utilize federal, state, and local programs for a community’s benefit.
  • They provide technical assistance to help state and local units of government and nonprofit organizations prepare plans for resource development and economic improvement, and to plan and install community-related projects.
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