• 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

GRLT Applies for Renewal of Accreditation

Land trusts who meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever are recognized with accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Georges River Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent […]

Outward Bound Pitches In

Hurricane Island Outward Bound students are working on our new bike trail in the Thomaston Town Forest this week, cutting, and digging, and clearing. What a great team effort! Thanks, guys.

Extreme Climate Change Has Arrived

” Alaska is the fastest-warming state in the country, but Rhode Island is the first state in the Lower 48 whose average temperature rise has eclipsed 2 degrees Celsius. Other parts of the Northeast – New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts – trail close behind.”  PORTLAND PRESS HERALD ARTICLE

Events

Oyster River Phase 2 Bike Trail Opening

Phase 2 of our hugely-popular fat bike trail through the Thomaston Town Forest is scheduled to open on September 28, 2019. Stay tuned for further details! And meanwhile, don’t forget to check out Sidecountry Sports for all your biking questions and equipment. They are super knowledgeable and f...

September 28

Sweet Cider Pressing Day

For the third year, we are hosting Langlais Sweet Cider Day! Charles Waite Maclin, also known as Pastor Chuck, will be bringing his small cider press and the know-how to create some delicious cider with our own organic Langlais apples. Pastor Chuck’s dream is to create the best applesauce and ...

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Annual Meeting and Volunteer Celebration

Mark your calendar for our Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation party on Tuesday, October 1, at the Searsmont Community Center. This is a great opportunity to take a drive up Route 131 on the Georges River Scenic Byway through rolling hills and pastoral landscapes. You’ll enjoy the amazin...

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 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 […]

COMING SOON! 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.