• Phone : (207) 594-5166
  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our goals are to conserve land, protect resources and habitat, provide recreational opportunities and promote health, and educate about the intersection of art and nature and how to be good stewards of both. Please join us.

Latest News

Land Trust Loses Champion

Georges River Land Trust lost a quiet, influential, and important community member last week, Wickham Skinner. Wick’s resume was a long one of excellence in teaching, corporate governance, and community involvement, and will, we know, be celebrated in his obituary and memorial service. We just want to express our appreciation for our relationship with this modest, genuine, and honest friend who did so much within this community for so many organizations including ours.

Georges River Hosts Trekkers Intern

Georges River Land Trust was recently privileged to host Trekkers’ high school senior Amanda Chen for a one-week internship in support of the Land Trust’s ongoing conservation programming. A student at The School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone, Amanda grew up in Thomaston, and has been connected to Trekkers since middle school.

Eastern Tire Issues Reusable Bags for Georges River Land Trust

Georges River Land Trust has received a gift of reusable shopping bags courtesy of Eastern Tire and Auto Service of Rockland in support of the Land Trust’s greater mission to protect the environment. They are currently available for distribution to members and supporters at the Land Trust’s office on the second floor of the Free Press building at 8 N. Main Street in Rockland, while they last.

Events

  • The Quintessential Guide to Hiking Maine

    For more than half a century, the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Maine Mountain Guide has been hikers’ and backpackers’ quintessential printed resource for trails in Maine’s spectacular mountains. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, featuring 175 new trails, 50 new mountains, and 13 additional in-text maps, capturing Maine’s booming trail building and expansion during the past five years.

    March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Waterlovers! Meet the St. George River Canoe Trail

    The St. George River boasts some amazing boating opportunities including fast rips, large, wide lakes, tranquil pools under nearly closed tree canopies, and six portages. The river is the lifeblood of the watershed that winds its way from its headwaters in Lake St. George and Frye Mountain in Waldo County to its mouth where it flows into Muscongus Bay in Knox County.

    March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Langlais Art Exhibition

    Selected works by Bernard Langlais will be exhibited at Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge at 9 Water Street in Rockland from March 30 to April 28, 2019. The exhibit will be open during regular business hours of the Refuge, Monday – Friday 8 AM-4:30 PM. To launch the exhibition, an opening reception will be held

    March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trails & Preserves

The Bobolink Trail

In 2007 Georges River Land Trust set out to protect the spectacular and well-loved iconic landscape between the Weskeag and St. George Rivers, along Route 131 in South Thomaston, on the road from Thomaston to Port Clyde.

Winter Trail Access

Georges River Land Trust invites the public to strap on their snowshoes, skis, and snow pants and enjoy our preserved land this winter. Check here for accessible trailheads, and visit us at Facebook for the status of grooming.

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.