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  • Georges River Hosts Trekkers Intern

    February 08, 2019 --

    Georges River Land Trust was recently privileged to host Trekkers’ high school senior Amanda Chen for a one-week internship in support of the Land Trust’s ongoing conservation programming. A student at The School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone, Amanda grew up in Thomaston, and has been connected to Trekkers since middle ... Read more

  • Land Trust Loses Champion

    February 07, 2019 --

    Georges River Land Trust lost a quiet, influential, and important community member last week, Wickham Skinner. Wick’s resume was a long one of excellence in teaching, corporate governance, and community involvement, and will, we know, be celebrated in his obituary and memorial service. We just want to express our appreciation for our ... Read more

  • Eastern Tire Issues Reusable Bags for Georges River Land Trust

    January 24, 2019 --

    Georges River Land Trust has received a gift of reusable shopping bags courtesy of Eastern Tire and Auto Service of Rockland in support of the Land Trust’s greater mission to protect the environment. They are currently available for distribution to members and supporters at the Land Trust’s office on the second floor ... Read more

  • Taylor Place Farm Protected in Hope

    January 18, 2019 --

    Georges River Land Trust, and Kelly and Oliver Perkins, who run a farming business called A Small Good that produces charcuterie, are pleased to announce the permanent protection of Taylor Place Farm, 125 acres of farm fields, woodland, and blueberry barrens on the southern slope of Philbrook Mountain in Hope. Formerly owned ... Read more

  • Walker Family Legacy and Easement Expanded

    January 17, 2019 --

    Georges River Land Trust recently closed on an addition of 43 acres to their existing 132-acre Walker Easement in Owls Head. Connected to an unbroken 788-acre roadless stretch of woodland that is incredibly valuable for a broad range of species in finding food, breeding sites, and winter shelter, the Walker Easement is steeped in family ... Read more

  • GRLT Offers Winter Trail Access

    January 03, 2019 --

    Georges River Land Trust invites the public to strap on their snowshoes, skis, and snow pants and enjoy our preserved land and trails this winter. We are plowing numerous trail heads to allow the public to get out and enjoy the snow. These areas are free and open for you to explore. This ... Read more

  • Gift of Wheelchair Aids Accessibility

    September 27, 2018 --

    The ADA pathway at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing is newly augmented by the long-term loan of a wheelchair from Carol Rohl.

    Having made her way around the sculpture path on a crisp fall morning, Carol was pleased to think that this wheelchair can help others have the same experience of seeing Langlais’ ... Read more

  • New Partner in Langlais Art Loan Program

    September 19, 2018 --

    The Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is pleased to partner with MCH, Inc., based in Rockland, through the Langlais Art Loan Program. Several original paintings by Bernard Langlais, owned by the Georges River Land Trust, now hang at the Rankin Center and the Methodist Conference Home in Rockland on loan from the Langlais ... Read more

  • Business After Hours at Langlais Sculpture Preserve

    August 30, 2018 --

    Georges River Land Trust will host Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event on Wednesday, September 12 from 5 to 7 pm at Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing, just 3 miles down the peninsula from the Maine State Prison Showroom in Thomaston. Parking is limited and guests are encouraged to ... Read more

  • New Thomaston Bike Trail Underway

    August 10, 2018 --

    Georges River Land Trust thanks Sidecountry Sports owners Andrew Dailey and Brian Kelley for their generous contribution of $10,000 to the Connecting Community to Town Forests Initiative.

    This project, the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission, is a collaborative effort to engage local youth ... Read more