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  • 900 Visit the Sacred Art Tour

    April 08, 2018 --

    For the first time ever, eight Tibetan Buddhist refugee monks traveled from India to midcoast Maine as part of their 13-month tour of the US. The Sacred Art Tour brings awareness to the plight of Tibetans, as well as a profound experience in the ancient lessons of impermanence, compassion and peace. The monks created an ... Read more

  • Welcome to our New Director of Development!

    March 14, 2018 --

    The Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is thrilled to announce the appointment of a new Director of Development, Tobin Malone. After a deliberate and thoughtful search, Executive Director Meg Rasmussen is pleased to have found a candidate with experience and enthusiasm for the position.

    Tobin Malone comes to Georges River Land Trust from her position ... Read more

  • Ceramics for Conservation

    March 14, 2018 --

    This past fall, 120 art students from Medomak Valley High School arrived at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve on three school buses to explore the Preserve and examine the sculptures as inspiration for their ceramics class. They were responding to a request from the Land Trust to stop using plastic and create a zero-waste facility. ... Read more

  • Partners for New Mountain Bike Trails

    March 14, 2018 --

    Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is launching the development of mountain bike trails in the Thomaston Town Forest, with a collaborative partnership between the Town of Thomaston, McNEMBA (Midcoast New England Mountain Bike Association), Sidecountry Sports, as well as other local businesses and organizations. The terrain is well suited to host all-season mountain ... Read more

  • New SnowDog Clears the Way for Groomed Trails

    March 07, 2018 --

    Georges River Land Trust has partnered with Sidecountry Sports, Bay Chiropractic Center, Chris Rogers and Midcoast Maine NEMBA (New England Mountain Bike Association) to purchase a SnowDog. The versatility of this machine will make tract trail grooming perfect for winter running, fat biking, cross county skiing, and hiking. The vision for ... Read more

  • Oral History About Langlais’ Time in Cushing

    February 22, 2018 --

    In collaboration with Meghan Vigeant of Stories To Tell, we are recording stories of Langlais’ time in Cushing from the people who knew him and visited the property. We were delighted to have Meghan at our grand opening of the Langlais Sculpture Preserve last September. She was all set up to record the ... Read more

  • Nature and Art Education in Cushing

    February 17, 2018 --

    The Georges River Land Trust has partnered with the Cushing Community School to develop a new after school program at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve. Beginning with an introduction and tour of the six Langlais sculptures that are on permanent display at the school, children are learning about the connection to nature and art through ... Read more

  • New Art Loan Program

    January 15, 2018 --

    The Georges River Land Trust is pleased to pilot a new Langlais Art Loan Program. The Loan Program, with assistance from the Wyeth Foundation for American Art, has allowed the Land Trust to prepare some of the works of Bernard “Blackie” Langlais for display and share his creative genius in the community.

    The gift of ... Read more

  • Integral Parcel in Bridging Two Rivers Conserved!

    January 05, 2018 --

    It isn’t often that two local non-profits can benefit from a single gift, one that contributes to the essential missions of both organizations. In December 2017, the Georges River Land Trust and Midcoast Habitat for Humanity received a donation that allowed for the purchase of a 57-acre parcel in the center of the ... Read more

  • Georges River Land Trust Offers Winter Trail Access

    January 03, 2018 --

    The public is invited to strap on their snowshoes, skis, and snow pants and enjoy our preserved land this winter. Georges River Land Trust is plowing numerous trailheads to allow the public to get out and enjoy the snow. These areas are free and open for you to explore. This year we ... Read more