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Georges River Land Trust
Remembering Dana Gibson

Remembering Dana Gibson

June 24, 2019

Dana Gibson has recently passed away; here is his obituary. Dana was a generous long-time friend of GRLT. He and his wife Kay also donated 125 acres along the Georges River in Searsmont which became the Gibson Preserve. Along with the gift of land came significant funding for stewardship, and Dana was always engaged and ...

Wolf Family Donates Art Object to Langlais Sculpture Preserve

Wolf Family Donates Art Object to Langlais Sculpture Preserve

June 23, 2019

Georges River Land Trust was recently gifted a unique art object from the Wolf family, a colorful vest designed by Bernard Langlais in 1976 for William “Billy” Wolf, the Wolf family patriarch. It was unveiled at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing, and is now on display in Bernard Langlais’ studio, which is open for ...

Eric Hopkins Donates to All The Buzz

Eric Hopkins Donates to All The Buzz

May 13, 2019

Well-known artist Eric Hopkins, shown here with Georges River Land Trust’s Director of Development Tobin Malone, has generously donated one of his works for auction at the land trust’s July fundraiser All The Buzz! Thank you, Eric. Mostly based on North Haven, Eric also maintains studio and gallery space at 120 Tillson Avenue in Rockland ...

Summer Camp is Back!

Summer Camp is Back!

April 02, 2019

In the spirit of renowned local artist Bernard Langlais, children will be natural artists and explorers while enjoying the glorious setting of the 90-acre Langlais Sculpture Preserve.
Each week is a new adventure in arts and nature. The creative freedom and boundless joy of Bernard Langlais’ spirit inspires us to think outside the box, and ...

Land Trust Loses Champion

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 ...

Georges River Hosts Trekkers Intern

Georges River Hosts Trekkers Intern

February 06, 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 school.

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 ...

Taylor Place Farm Protected in Hope

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 ...

Walker Family Legacy and Easement Expanded

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 ...

GRLT Offers Winter Trail Access

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 ...