• 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

Maine Sport Non-Profit Weekend

Georges River Land Trust was recently the beneficiary of a weekend partnership with Maine Sport Outfitters in Rockport. The Land Trust had an information table set up in the store on March 22, 23, and 24, with information about our trails and preserves, and a special drawing for one lucky winner to enjoy a 4-person […]

Summer Camp is Back!

In the spirit of renowned local artist Bernard Langlais, children will be natural artists and explorers while enjoying the glorious setting of the 90-acre Langlais Sculpture Preserve. Each week is a new adventure in arts and nature. The creative freedom and boundless joy of Bernard Langlais’ spirit inspires us to think outside the box, and […]

Climate Change

Faced with changes to our landscape because of rising temperatures, rising sea levels, and shifting patterns of vegetation and wildlife, the land trust is taking a hard look at its conservation priorities. This book comes highly recommended to the land trust, and several members are reviewing it right now. Kirkus Review says “Be kindly unto […]

Events

Great Tide Rising – with Kathleen Dean Moore

Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Oregon State University, writer, moral philosopher, and environmental thought-leader, will be addressing climate change in her talk, “Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change” on May 9th...

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Early Bird Walk on the Bobolink Trail

Join Kirk Gentalen, naturalist and environmental educator, on an early bird walk on the new Bobolink Trail in South Thomaston on Thursday, May 16 at 7 am. This will be an easy walk to look for birds and learn about the ecosystem of hayfields, woods, and wetlands on the Riverview Hayfields Preserve t...

May 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Photographing in Nature

Bring your camera, a picnic lunch, and take a walk in our beautiful Appleton Preserve with professional photographer Ben Magro. Whether you are interested in close-ups of forest details or in broader scenic views, Ben will help you learn how to control depth of field and focus on the most interestin...

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