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Georges River Land Trust
GRLT Applies for Renewal of Accreditation

GRLT Applies for Renewal of Accreditation

August 30, 2019

Land trusts who meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever are recognized with accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

Georges River Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open.

The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of ...

Sidecountry Sports Pledges $10k to Trails Program

Sidecountry Sports Pledges $10k to Trails Program

August 02, 2019

Georges River Land Trust thanks Sidecountry Sports owners Andrew Dailey and Brian Kelley for their generous pledge of $10,000 to the trails program! Georges River Land Trust manages over 60 miles of hiking trails. Recently, the Land Trust started building multi-use trails in the Thomaston Town forest.

These trails are aimed at ...

Bok Family Expands Trail and Conservation on Ragged Mountain

Bok Family Expands Trail and Conservation on Ragged Mountain

July 26, 2019

Mary Bok, who lives along the slope of Ragged Mountain, recently completed two closely related conservation projects to further conserve the northern end of Ragged Mountain and ensure the public’s long-term access to this beautiful land. Georges River Land Trust is pleased to announce the permanent protection of 28 acres of woodland along the Georges ...

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 ...