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At Oakhurst, we believe a number of organizations are striving to do what is right in protecting and preserving our environment. Below are some organizations that have had an impact on us as a local business and a member of our community. We encourage people to take a closer look at how they think about Being Green.

  • Clean Air Cool Planet Oakhurst Case Study (PDF - 406 kb)
    Clean Air Cool Planet, has provided hands-on assistance to Oakhurst to help us reduce our carbon emissions. As a result of this partnership CACP has done a case study on Oakhurst's efforts to reduce carbon emmissions.
  • Innovation Center Oakhurst Case Study (PDF - 348 kb)
    As a result of our partnership with The Innovation Center for US Dairy's Sustainability Commitment they did a case study on our installation of solar panels to reduce our energy costs and carbon footprint.
  • U.S. Dairy Sustainability Commitment
    For generations, the people who have brought fresh, delicious milk and other wholesome dairy foods to America’s tables have also cared for the land and contributed to strong local communities and family businesses. That same legacy is the foundation for what we are calling the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Commitment. All those involved in the U.S. dairy -- from the local farmer to the neighborhood grocer -- are uniting to foster environmental responsibility while continuing to provide nutritious dairy products, support our communities, and strengthen our economic viability.
  • Downeast Lakes Land Trust
    The Downeast Lakes Land Trust contributes to the lont-term economic and environmental well-being of the Downeast Lakes region through the conservation and exemplary management of its forests and waters.
  • Bicycle Coalition of Maine
    Through safety, education and access, the BCM is working to promote bicycling to enhance our communities, environment, and economy. They are a membership-based, nonprofit organization whose strength comes from bicyclists like you that support their good work.
  • Clean Air - Cool Planet
    Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) is the Northeast New England's leading organization dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming.
  • Friends of Casco Bay
    Friends of Casco Bay is a marine stewardship organization founded in 1989 to improve and protect the environmental health of Casco Bay. We are recognized for our "work with" approach in seeking effective solutions to problems that threaten the health of the Bay.
  • Gulf of Maine Research Institute
    The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is a non-profit marine science center located in Portland, Maine. Our dynamic fusion of science, education, and community programs catalyzes community dialogue, interdisciplinary research, and science literacy to realize the natural and human potential of the Gulf of Maine bioregion.
  • Maine Association of Conservation - Environthon Program
    Envirothon is a state- and nation-wide environmental competition where high school students test their knowledge of natural resources and current environmental issues.
  • Portland Trails
    Portland Trails is a non-profit urban land trust dedicated to building a network of multi-use trails in the Greater Portland (ME) area.
  • The Nature Conservancy
    The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
  • The SunriseGuide
    Part handbook, part coupon book, the SunriseGuide is a resource for learning about, supporting and living in a healthy and sustainable way in southern Maine.