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  • Land Trust to Celebrate 30 Years with Boat Trip

    August 10, 2017 --

    Georges River Land Trust invites members and friends to get out their boat togs and dancing shoes to celebrate 30 years of conservation along the Georges River. The anniversary celebration will be held at the Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding boatyard in Thomaston on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

    The afternoon event will begin at 2:45 pm with ... Read more

  • Save the date: 4th Annual Wet Paint Art Auction

    June 22, 2017 --

    What began three years ago as an innovative idea with only a few weeks to pull off has blossomed into midcoast Maine’s premier art auction and a sustainable annual fundraising event celebrating the beauty of the Weskeag and Georges River region through art. The Kelpie Gallery of South Thomaston will present the fourth annual ... Read more

  • New Reception to Follow Gardens in the Watershed Tour

    June 14, 2017 --

    The eagerly awaited 26th annual Georges River Land Trust Gardens in the Watershed tour will take place on Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. rain or shine, in the middle reaches of the Georges River watershed. New this year will be a gourmet reception immediately following the tour at Randall’s Hill ... Read more

  • Tickets now available for the Garden Tour

    June 06, 2017 --

    Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 16!

    The eagerly awaited 26th Annual Georges River Land Trust Gardens in the Watershed tour will take place on Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. rain or shine, in the middle reaches of the Georges River watershed. This year’s tour promises to be one of the best ... Read more

  • Eastern Tire Sponsors GRLT’s 30th Anniversary

    May 19, 2017 -- Eastern Tire Sponsors 30th

    Eastern Tire & Auto Service recently presented a check to Georges River Land Trust as sponsors of their 30th Anniversary. Since 1987, the Georges River Land Trust has protected 3,700 acres of natural habitat, woodlands, wetlands, agricultural lands, shorefronts, and scenic properties important to the citizens and 14 towns in the Georges River watershed.

    Eastern ... Read more

  • Seeking a New Executive Director

    May 06, 2017 --

    Georges River Land Trust is seeking an energetic and experienced individual who is passionate about conservation to serve as Executive Director. Click here for more information. Please share this news with anyone you think might be interested in joining our conservation team!

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  • Sponsors Support Land Trust’s Conservation Efforts

    April 12, 2017 --

    First National Bank and First Advisors representatives recently presented a check to Georges River Land Trust as lead sponsors of this year’s Gardens in the Watershed tour. This year marks the tour’s 26th anniversary and will showcase five gardens in the middle watershed on Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funds ... Read more

  • 12 Ways to Give to Georges River Land Trust

    December 21, 2016 --

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    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
    • 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