• 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

Langlais Native Plants for Pollinators

In 2018, we partnered with the Maine Master Gardener Volunteer program to create a design for a native plant pollinator garden to be installed in the large island in the Langlais Sculpture Preserve parking lot. The planting design balances the season of bloom, plant height, and bloom color, plus adds some grasses for visual interest […]

Trail Work

GRLT Trails Manager John Anders is busy out on the trails with his volunteer crew cleaning up and making repairs while the brilliant fall weather holds. Here they are on the Thorndike Trail on Ragged Mountain. Interested in lending a hand? Then give John a call at 594-5166. Help is always needed!

2019 Membership Match Complete

GRLT Executive Director Meg Rasmussen accepts 2019 corporate new member match of $6000 from Rockland’s Eastern Tire and Auto Service represented here by the Chase brothers – Alvin on the left and Aaron on the right. Deepest thanks to Eastern Tire! And, if you or someone you know would like to be the matching donor […]

Events

Family Fun Walk at Gibson Preserve

Dr. Kathleen Dunckel, professor in landscape ecology and forested ecosystems at Unity College, will lead us on a guided walk through the Gibson Preserve in Searsmont. She will open our eyes to the evolving forest ecosystem, its hidden history, and possible futures. Forested ecosystems occupy a speci...

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rockland Green Drinks

COMING SOON – STAY TUNED! Have you heard about this new cool conservation with drinks craze? A new group has been approved for the mid-coast and is just getting going. We are looking for a couple of folks to help get the monthly meet-up off the ground. Interested? Text Nicole at 951-2871. Chee...

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gardens in the Watershed

It’s never too early to plan our fabulous Gardens in the Watershed tour! Next up is our 29th annual Gardens in the Watershed tour on Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 10 to 4:30 pm, featuring 7 magnificent gardens in Thomaston. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details! For sponsorship oppo...

July 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 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.