The Washington County Council of Governments (WCCOG) is a municipal membership organization that delivers a wide range of customized planning, advisory and resources development services to help communities build the future of Washington County, Maine.

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WCCOG Member Towns

  • Community Development
    Community Development
  • Bold Coast Scenic Byway
    Bold Coast Scenic Byway
  • Brownfields Assessment
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    Regional Planning
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    Training and Member Services
  • Clams, Economy and Land Use
    Clams, Economy and Land Use

News from Washington County Council of Governments

Sept 26 2016 Minutes & Activity Update

Published on: September 28, 2016

"Bicycles WelcoME"

Published on: September 20, 2016
Tourism-related businesses … learn how you can tap into the growing sector of bicycle tourism, and learn how bicycle tourists contribute significantly to the local economy. Read more...

E-Waste and Pesticides Collection

Published on: September 6, 2016
Recycle e-waste and safely dispose of pesticides during these two events: Read more...

Funding Opportunities

Recreational Trails Grant Workshop

Published on: May 27, 2016
A workshop series is scheduled in June to help provide background information and insights into the Recreational Trails Grant program. Read more...

Land and Water Conservation Funds Available

Published on: May 13, 2016
The application period for 2017 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant awards is now open! The Grants and Community Recreation Program within the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands is pleased to announce that the application period is now officially open for the 2017 grant awards. Read more...

Recreational Trails Program Grant

Published on: May 3, 2016
The Recreational Trails Program provides grants for maintenance, acquisition, development, and operation of recreational trails. Qualified organizations include municipalities, other qualified sub-divisions of state government and qualified non-profit organizations. Read more...


Culvert Replacement and Stream Restoration Workshop

Published on: August 18, 2016
Stream and wetland crossings are vital to the ecological health and commercial access of millions of acres of forest and agricultural land in Maine. This workshop will teach participants the principles of stream smart crossings and will feature the removal of an old culvert and installation of a new, open-bottom culvert. A review of Maine Forest Service BMPs will also be provided. This event is free and open to the public. Read more...

Certified Stormwater Inspector training

Published on: July 15, 2016
Designed specifically for municipal personnel our course offers training and certification to demonstrate, for the record, that inspectors are qualified. Read more...


Published on: July 8, 2016
The 2016 MAPSS/MAWS/MASE/SSSNNE Soils and Natural Resource Workshop will be held at Sebago lake State Park in the town of Casco, Maine; on September 7, 2016 from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm. Read more...