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  • Georges River Land Trust is Hiring!

    February 22, 2017 --

    The Georges River Land Trust is now hiring!
    Do you know anyone who loves the Georges River watershed and would be interested in joining our team? Please help us get the word out to any excellent candidates you may know!


    The Georges River Land Trust seeks a Trails Manager for the ... Read more

  • 12 Ways to Give to Georges River Land Trust

    December 21, 2016 --


    You can help us conserve the places you love in the Georges River Watershed region by supporting our work to:

    • Maintain 3,800 acres in permanent conservation
    • Provide 60 miles of trails
    • Steward 16 wildlife preserves
    • Reveal 12 larger than life ... Read more
    • Bridging Two Rivers – Anderson West

      March 24, 2016 --

      The Georges River Land Trust is excited to announce a key acquisition in our Bridging Two Rivers conservation project. With this parcel, we aim to protect a 38 acre parcel along the West side of Route 131 in South Thomaston. This parcel will add to the already-conserved 221 acre Riverview Hayfields Preserve.

      With this ... Read more

    • 2015: An Important Year for Conservation

      February 08, 2016 -- Image credit: Steve Betts, BDN

      In 2015, Georges River Land Trust partnered with a municipality, a multi-generational family owned business, and several landowners to secure 104 additional acres of conservation land throughout the watershed. Two of our preserves gained valuable acreage with generous donations from neighboring landowners and two easements in the middle and lower watershed will ensure working forests ... Read more

    • Langlais Property in Cushing Gifted to Georges River Land Trust

      November 18, 2015 --

      The Georges River Land Trust announced the donation of the studio and home of nationally renowned artist Bernard Langlais to the Land Trust by the Wisconsin-based Kohler Foundation. The November 18 transfer of the 90-acre property to the Georges River Land Trust represents the culmination of three years of art conservation dedicated to the works ... Read more

    • Georges River Land Trust Announces New Executive Director

      November 02, 2015 --

      Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is delighted to announce the arrival of Pam Dewell as the new Executive Director starting in November. Pam comes to the Land Trust with more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit management, and 12 years of experience in land conservation.

      For the last eight years, Ms. Dewell has been ... Read more

    • Welcome New Board Members

      October 08, 2015 --

      The Land Trust is pleased to announce that David Williams and Paul Sampson were elected to the Board of Directors at our annual meeting on September 15, 2015.

      David Williams is the founder of Williams CPA Group, LLC. David grew up in Camden and spent much of his youth traipsing through the woods and canoeing the ... Read more

    • Land Trust Announces New Vehicle Donation Program

      August 13, 2015 --

      Georges River Land Trust is pleased to announce the launching of Cars for Conservation, a vehicle donation program in partnership with Eastern Tire & Auto Service in Rockland. All proceeds from the sale of donated vehicles will support local land protection, nature education, and the 50-mile Georges Highland Path trail system.

      “We are so ... Read more

    • Georges Highland Path Hike-A-Thon

      July 01, 2015 --

      Register today!

      Join the Georges River Land Trust for our 2nd annual Georges Highland Path Hike-A-Thon to support the maintenance and future expansion of the 50-mile Georges Highland Path trail network.

      This fundraising hike will follow the newly redesigned and expanded Town Forest Trail in Thomaston. The 4.5-mile route is ... Read more

    • Working With Our Neighbors

      June 29, 2015 --

      With two great land trusts to either side of us, Coastal Mountains Land Trust (CMLT) and Medomak Valley Land Trust (MVLT), we are always looking for new ways to collaborate.

      So far in 2015, our joint efforts have included a wide variety of events that display the breadth of our collaboration. In early June, we ... Read more