Press release

Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and Encourage People to Use Online Services as they #EscapeTheIndoors and Celebrate Great Outdoors Month®

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Public and private organizations from across the country are coming together as members of the Great Outdoors Month® Council to help all Americans Escape the Indoors and celebrate the educational, economic, health, and social benefits of active fun outdoors.

To support the statewide and national celebration of the great outdoors, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) and, remind people to visit to access convenient online services that make enjoying the outdoors even easier.

“With hundreds of fishing, boating, hunting, and ATV riding locations, Maine has numerous outdoor activities for people to enjoy,” said Emily MacCabe, Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife media and graphics supervisor. “By using online services such as MOSES, Boat Registration Renewal, and ATV Registration Renewal, people can get outdoors and experience all that Maine has to offer in a quick and convenient manner.”

Maine’s MDIFW currently offers nearly a dozen online services in partnership with These services allow users to purchase hunting and fishing licenses, renew recreational vehicle registrations, enter lotteries and purchase official MDIFW merchandise. With hundreds of thousands of online transactions processed each year, these services save outdoorspeople hours of time annually and allow them to do the activities they love most. is a collaborative partnership between the state of Maine and Maine Information Network, LLC, an Augusta-based subsidiary of NIC Inc. NIC is a proud corporate sponsor of Great Outdoors Month. The Company is the largest provider of outdoor recreation-related online services. In fact, 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses sold in the United States is sold using an NIC service.

Great Outdoors Month is championed by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable and began as Great Outdoors Week under President Clinton in 1998. Today it has grown significantly under the Trump, Obama and Bush administrations into a month-long celebration of the outdoors and all the healthful, social and economic benefits it brings.

About ( is the official Web portal of the state of Maine. is a service of InforME, a collaborative effort between the state of Maine and Maine Information Network, LLC. part of the NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) launched the digital government industry in 1992, and continues to lead it, providing a secure payment engine and thousands of digital government solutions across a network of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, NIC is a leading provider of outdoor recreation solutions, with 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses in the United States sold using an NIC service. The Company launched the nation’s first personal assistant for government and comprehensive mobile platform, Gov2Go®, as well as the innovative, data-driven prescription drug monitoring platform, RxGov®. More information is available at