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June 2017

For the Birds! Grassland Habitat

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Finnish Congregational Church, 172 St. George Rd
South Thomaston, ME 04858 United States
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The threatened bobolink.

Come take a walk through a thriving bobolink habitat that was conserved last year with the help of our members! Loss of grassland habitat is a major factor in the steep population decline of grassland birds such as bobolinks, eastern meadowlarks, and savannah sparrows. Additionally, common field mowing practices often result in total nest failure of these birds. Consequently, the "State of the Birds Report," released by the US Secretary of the Interior, placed bobolinks on the 2014 watchlist of…

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Georges Highland Path Virtual Tour

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Georges River Land Trust invites the public to learn about the Georges Highland Path and the many benefits this trail system provides to surrounding communities, from supporting conservation values to enhancing overall quality of place for local communities within the 225 square mile Georges River watershed. Our new Trails Manager, John Anders, will take you on a guided virtual tour of the Georges Highland Path at 6:00 pm at the Rockland Public Library. The trail system includes 50 miles…

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Wednesday Walkers Hike

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thorndike Brook Trail, Hope St
Rockport, ME 04856 United States
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Join fellow hikers every Wednesday, May until mid-November, and discover a new trail each week! The group is led by someone from each of 14 participating land trusts and organizations throughout the Midcoast area, from Brunswick to Camden. Hike name: Thorndike Brook Trail on Ragged Mountain Hike leader: John Anders, GRLT Trails Manager Length in miles: about 2 miles Difficulty: Easy start and then moderate climb Start time: 9 am Meeting place: Trailhead parking lot on Hope Street in West…

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August 2017

Wednesday Walkers Hike

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Canal Path, Ghent Road
Searsmont, ME 04973 United States
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Join fellow hikers every Wednesday, May until mid-November, and discover a new trail each week! The group is led by someone from each of 14 participating land trusts and organizations throughout the Midcoast area, from Brunswick to Camden. Hike name: Canal Path Hike leader: John Anders, GRLT Trails Manager Length in miles: About 3 miles Difficulty: Level and easy walk along the river Start time: 9 am Meeting place: The north trailhead is located on the Georges River in Searsmont.…

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September 2017
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Langlais Sculpture Preserve Public Opening – Save the Date

September 16
Langlais Sculpture Preserve, 576 River Rd
Cushing, 04563
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Save the date to join the Georges River Land Trust for the public opening celebration at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve. This event is part of a slate of events scheduled this year to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Georges River Land Trust. More details will be available soon.

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