PAIGE STEELE

Conservation Projects Manager

Paige manages many of the Friends of Acadia youth engagement and volunteer programs, such as Acadia Quest, Outdoor Classrooms, Urban and Diverse Youth, Summit Stewards, Recreation Technician, Stewardship Volunteers, and the Acadia Winter Trails Association. Paige joined the Friends of Acadia staff in 2014 after serving as the interpretive education associate at the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve in Wells, Maine. She began work in and around Acadia National Park in 2004 as a registered Maine guide leading sea kayak, hiking, and biking tours.

Paige grew up near Tulsa, Oklahoma, where her love for the outdoors was inspired by family trips to national parks. Her conservation career began as a volunteer naturalist at Oxley Nature Center before attending College of the Atlantic, where she met her husband, Zack. Paige and Zack married atop Cadillac Mountain and live in downtown Ellsworth with their son Henrick and daughter Quinlan.

Contact: paige@friendsofacadia.org