The Maine Island Trail Association has received a $100,000 grant from L.L. Bean toward an endowment that will help ensure the nonprofit’s stewardship work on a waterway trail that stretches from Kittery to the Canadian border, according to an article on

The trail association, which formed in 1987, maintains 154 islands and 58 mainland sites along the 375-mile waterway. The sites are open to the public for daytime and overnight recreational use by boaters and paddlers.

Read about L.L. Bean’s grant to help the Maine Island Trail Association.