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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

Waterfront to Wilderness

ROCKLAND — The Rockland Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee wants the go-ahead from the City Council to pursue creation of a recreational trail from the harbor to the Bog. The City Council is scheduled to vote on a resolve in support of such a plan at its meeting Monday, July 8. Committee Chair Sarah Austin […]

Rasmussen in Dragon on Why She Chose to live in St. George

“We were already in love with the town,” Rasmussen says, “with the character of the landscape, the villages, the coast—and we had good connections with people here. But what ultimately decided it was that we loved the school.” In 2018 the St. George School was named “School of the Year” by the Maine Environmental Education […]

Remembering Dana Gibson

Dana Gibson has recently passed away; here is his obituary. Dana was a generous long-time friend of GRLT. He and his wife Kay also donated 125 acres along the Georges River in Searsmont which became the Gibson Preserve. Along with the gift of land came significant funding for stewardship, and Dana was always engaged and […]

Events

All The Buzz!

Join us at the seaside home of Barbara and Walter Reitz in South Thomaston (featured on last summer’s Gardens in the Watershed Tour) for our annual benefit ALL THE BUZZ! This year’s event will feature live music, signature cocktails, and silent and live auctions of fine art, jewelry, trips a...

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rescheduled! Paddle Long Cove and Tommy’s Island

Join us for a boating adventure on Long Cove in St. George, just north of Tenants Harbor. We will lead canoeists and kayakers on an exploration of secluded Long Cove, a mile-long tidal inlet. The water here is calm and the shoreline is close enough to offer opportunities for diverse wildlife sightin...

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wildlife Wonders of the Weskeag

Georges River Land Trust and Friends of the Weskeag will cohost a bird, wildlife, and salt marsh habitat walk in the Weskeag Marsh on Thursday, August 15 at 10 am. Our speaker for the event will be Keel Kemper, Regional Wildlife Biologist with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Kempe...

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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.