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  • 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

  • GRLT welcomes LEAPS of IMAGINATION to Cushing!

    December 19, 2017 --

    GRLT is pleased to be partnering with LEAPS of IMAGINATION through youth arts programming at Langlais Sculpture Preserve. Fourth graders from St. George Elementary School enjoyed a day of outdoor exploration, art projects, mindfulness, and inspiration.

    LEAPS of IMAGINATION brings local Maine mentor artists together with elementary school students and teachers in a collaborative ... Read more

  • New Coffee Supports Conservation

    November 27, 2017 --

    The Georges River Land Trust is announcing a partnership with Rock City Roasters of Rockland to develop a new coffee blend that supports the ongoing conservation work of the Land Trust.

    “We are pleased to offer this special roast to the community, that also recognizes the good work of the Georges River Land Trust,” says Susanne ... Read more

  • Easement in Lincolnville Transferred to CMLT

    November 07, 2017 --

    After ten years of stewarding the conservation easement on the Dickerson-Redfield-Lipmanowicz property in Lincolnville, the Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) transferred the easement to Coastal Mountains Land Trust (CMLT). The purpose of the conservation easement is to permanently protect 120 acres of natural, agricultural, forestry, and scenic resources, including prime farmland soils and mature ... Read more

  • GRLT Introduces New Executive Director

    November 05, 2017 -- Meg Rasmussen

    The Georges River Land Trust is thrilled to announce their new Executive Director, Meg Rasmussen. After an exhaustive, deliberate and thoughtful search, the Board of Directors and Executive Committee are pleased to have found a candidate with the experience and enthusiasm to lead the organization.

    Meg Rasmussen comes to Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) after a ... Read more

  • 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