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  • 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

GRLT & NEMBA Offer Trail Building Clinic

Georges River Land Trust, in association with the Midcoast Maine chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA), will offer a course on trail building and maintenance on Saturday, May 18, from 8 am to 4 pm at Oceanside Middle School in Thomaston in the morning, followed by hands-on trail building clinics in the […]

Eric Hopkins Donates to All The Buzz

Well-known artist Eric Hopkins, shown here with Georges River Land Trust’s Director of Development Tobin Malone, has generously donated one of his works for auction at the land trust’s July fundraiser All The Buzz! Thank you, Eric. Mostly based on North Haven, Eric also maintains studio and gallery space at 120 Tillson Avenue in Rockland […]

Langlais Sculpture Preserve Stewards

Here are some of our Langlais stewards who will be at the Preserve on weekends through the summer so that people can not only walk the property and tour along the ADA trail to see the dozen larger than life sculptures, woodland trail and shorefront, they can also go inside to see Langlais’ home and […]

Events

Photographing in Nature

Bring your camera, a picnic lunch, and take a walk in our beautiful Appleton Preserve with professional photographer Ben Magro. Park in the lot at the Georges River on Route 105 in Appleton. Whether you are interested in close-ups of forest details or in broader scenic views, Ben will help you learn...

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dharma Walk: Love Letter to the Earth

Join Rockland Shambhala and The Dancing Elephant for a Dharma walk on the Ash Point Preserve in Owls Head. Led by Cynthia Trone, this mindfulness walk will awaken our senses and open our hearts. As in the ancient Buddhist tradition, practicing outdoors helps us feel and understand our interdependenc...

June 6 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Loons and Brews!

If you’ve been to one of Maine’s many lakes on a spring or summer evening, you’ve probably heard the mournful call of Maine’s iconic Common Loon. Maine Audubon works to conserve loons through their Maine Loon Project, and 2018 marked the 35th year that volunteers have been pa...

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Trails & Preserves

Outdoor Initiative

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

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.

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.