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Georges River Land Trust

Wildlife Wonders of the Weskeag

Weskeag Marsh 114 Buttermilk Lane, Thomaston, ME

Georges River Land Trust and Friends of the Weskeag will cohost a bird, wildlife, and salt marsh habitat walk in the Weskeag Marsh on Thursday, August 15 at 10 am. Our speaker for the event will be Keel Kemper, Regional Wildlife Biologist with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Kemper works to maintain and […]

Invaders! Plants, that is…

Ash Point Preserve 477 Ash Point Drive, Owls Head, ME

Join Georges River Land Trust and the Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District (KLSWCD) for a walk to identify and discuss native and invasive plants at the Ash Point Preserve in Owls Head. The walk will help people improve their confidence in identifying the most common and emerging invasive plants and recommendations on how to […]

Sweet Cider Pressing Day

Langlais Sculpture Preserve 576 River Rd, Cushing

For the third year, we are hosting Langlais Sweet Cider Day! Charles Waite Maclin, also known as Pastor Chuck, will be bringing his small cider press and the know-how to create some delicious cider with our own organic Langlais apples. Pastor Chuck's dream is to create the best applesauce and apple butter in the world, […]

Family Fun Walk at Gibson Preserve

Gibson Preserve 637 Woodmans Mill Rd., Searsmont, ME

Dr. Kathleen Dunckel, professor in landscape ecology and forested ecosystems at Unity College, will lead us on a guided walk through the Gibson Preserve in Searsmont. She will open our eyes to the evolving forest ecosystem, its hidden history, and possible futures. Forested ecosystems occupy a special place in our psyche and in our evolutionary […]

World Wildlife Fund Speaker

Join us for a very special presentation by WWF US Director of Conservation John Morrison on Wednesday, November 13, at the Union town office meeting room from 6 to 8 pm. For 50 years, WWF – perhaps best-known for its work on behalf of endangered pandas - has been protecting the future of nature. The […]

A Winter Family Hike

Searsmont Town Library 37 Main Street South, Searsmont, ME

Explore the wilds of Searsmont with our guides Sarah Crosby and Bill Evans who have been hiking, bushwhacking, skiing and snowshoeing the area for many years. It's a great time of year to listen to the quiet in the woods and look for tracks of our wildlife neighbors. On this family-friendly hike our guides will […]

Cancelled–Become a Coyote Family – for kids ages 6-12

Searsmont Town Library 37 Main Street South, Searsmont, ME

This event has been cancelled.  Please contact GRLT for more information and future events. In partnership with the Searsmont Town Library, and as part of their year-long Maine Outdoors program funded through the Maine Community Foundation, we invite kids ages 6-12 to join conservation biologist Geri Vistein in an outdoor learning experience to become coyotes! […]

Canceled: Coyote, America’s Songdog

Searsmont Town Library 37 Main Street South, Searsmont, ME

In an effort to help slow down the spread of COVID-19 in our community, GRLT is canceling all events through April. As always, our wonderful preserves and trails are free and will remain open. Getting outdoors is a great way to lessen the stress in this difficult time, so we encourage you to expolore all […]

Living on the Wind: The Miracle of Bird Migration

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Since the dawn of human imagination, we have been spellbound by the migration of birds, in which even the smallest species traverse immensities of space the way we cross the street. New research continually expands our understanding of where birds travel, and their migratory feats. But while the populations of many migratory birds are in […]

“Nature’s Best Hope” with Doug Tallamy

**Registration for this event has closed.** Recent headlines about global insect declines and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. Such losses are not an option if we wish to continue our […]

Quigg Island Community Forest Conversation

Sign up to hear Annette Naegel, Director of Conservation, talk about our newest conservation project to permanently conserve the northern portion of Quigg Island on Stevens Pond in Liberty. The free event will be broadcast on November 17 at 6:30 pm. This online webinar is intended to encourage residents to ask questions, and offer ideas […]

Virtual Georges River Canoe Trail Excursion

Executive Director Meg Rasmussen will guide a virtual expedition of the Georges River on Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m., on Zoom in partnership with the Rockland Public Library. This event is free and open to all. Please email elewis@rocklandmaine.gov to request a link to attend. For everyone interested in canoeing and kayaking, Meg will […]

Forestry Management Walk and Talk

Georges River Land Trust and Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District are co-hosting a Forestry Management Walk and Talk on Thursday, April 29 at 10 am to teach landowners how to assess their own properties to improve their forest stand for wildlife, timber or other goals. This event will be held on a property with […]

Managing Grasslands for Success

Providing habitat for grassland birds Grab your binoculars and come take a walk with the Georges River Land Trust and the Ag Allies program for a free grassland management talk on Wednesday July 7th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (rain date: Thursday July 8, same time) at the Riverview Hayfields Preserve in South Thomaston. […]

“Tree” Hours Mountain Bike Relay Race

Join Sidecountry Sports for a 3-hour mountain bike relay race designed to be an all around good time for riders of all abilities. Grab a friend, get yourself a costume (?), air up your tires, and hold on for a wheelie fun ride! You and a partner will take turns pedaling as many laps as […]

Volunteer Appreciation

Gibson Preserve 621 Woodmans Mill Rd., Searsmont, ME

To show our gratitude for all our volunteers, we're hosting an outdoor event on Saturday, March 5 from 4-6 pm at the Gibson Preserve, 637 Woodman's Mill Road in Searsmont. After a short walk together, we’ll honor all the volunteers who give our lands and trails their time, muscle, imagination and continued friendship. We’ll provide […]

Intertidal Science Tour

Ash Point Preserve 477 Ash Point Drive, Owls Head, ME

We're partnering with Herring Gut Learning Center to offer an intertidal science tour on April 9, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in Owls Head. This event is designed for families. Attendees will learn how to: Conduct surveys along the shore to identify and catalog marine organisms, and Investigate water composition of tidepools and compare […]

Earth Day Clean-up

Join Georges River Land Trust in keeping waste out of our special places. Throughout the watershed we will be hosting roadside cleanups. Trash bags, grippers, and gloves will be available at the kiosks throughout the day. At the end of the day volunteers will retrieve the bags for disposal. Pick a preserve near you to […]

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Monitoring Training

Appleton Preserve St. George River @ Route 105, Appleton, ME

Join Georges River Land Trust and our partners at Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District in the "Take a Stand for Hemlocks" program. Together we will learn about the invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, how to monitor your woodlot and recommendations for management. This information sheet will help you learn how to identify to Hemlock […]

Frye Headwaters Trail Opening

We’ve added 14 more miles to the Georges Highland Path! It's now possible to hike from our Appleton Preserve, all the way to Belfast and Unity. Please join us to officially open the Frye Headwaters Trail on July 7 from 2-5 pm. After a short ceremony, thanking the people who made this trail possible, we’ll […]

Introduction to Qigong

Led by Mike Shunney, a teacher of the ancient Chinese art of Qigong (pronounced chee-guhng), you'll learn gentle natural breathing and slow movements that open your muscles, sinews and joints, to release tensions that interfere with your comfort and enjoyment of the beauty around you. This photo features Master Zhong Xuechao demonstrating the Eight Silk […]

$20.00

Introduction to Qigong

Led by Mike Shunney, a teacher of the ancient Chinese art of Qigong (pronounced chee-guhng), you'll learn gentle natural breathing and slow movements that open your muscles, sinews and joints, to release tensions that interfere with your comfort and enjoyment of the beauty around you. This photo features Master Zhong Xuechao demonstrating the Eight Silk […]

$20.00

Introduction to Qigong

Led by Mike Shunney, a teacher of the ancient Chinese art of Qigong (pronounced chee-guhng), you'll learn gentle natural breathing and slow movements that open your muscles, sinews and joints, to release tensions that interfere with your comfort and enjoyment of the beauty around you. This photo features Master Zhong Xuechao demonstrating the Eight Silk […]

$20.00

Potluck Picnic on the River

Bring your family and friends to a potluck picnic celebration of summer on the Georges River! We'll have games and libations to share for our group get-together on White Oak Pond in Warren. Don't forget your swimming gear! In traditional GRLT fashion, we love a great potluck picnic to highlight the bounty of summer. Please […]

Paddle the Middle River

Join us to explore the magical middle section of the Georges River! We will lead canoeists and kayakers on an exploration of the river in Warren below Seven Tree Pond, through White Oak Pond, and down to the Middle Road crossing. The water here is calm and offers opportunities for diverse wildlife sightings. It is […]