June 7th-9th ~ Biddeford, Maine

Location: L.L. Bean Kayak Paddlesports Festival, University of New England
Local Organizer: Cathy Piffath
800/341-4341, ext. 122498; cpiffath@llbean.com

L.L. Bean has invited the Gulf of Maine Expedition to their first Paddlesports Festival, an event expected to attract more than 3,000 people. Workshops, gear demonstration opportunities, presentations, and sales, are all planned. This is a great opportunity for informal networking.

On each of the three days, the Expedition team will present a slideshow about the Gulf of Maine, highlighting safety and stewardship opportunities for paddlers.