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Georges River Land Trust
Events Survey

Events Survey

December 24, 2020

Our events connect you with the midcoast’s great outdoors. We offer opportunities to learn something new, go an adventure, and meet like-minded people. Are you interested in coming along?

We value your opinion! What events should we plan in 2021?

Tell us what you’re interested in by taking this short 5-minute survey and when you’re done, you’ll ...

Music in the Fields

Music in the Fields

December 22, 2020

Heading down the St. George River, you’ll pass many places where our conservation easements offer protection of the river and open spaces, including 35 acres protected on Hyler Cove in Cushing. Tony Antolini, the landowner, is a choral director who refused to give up singing during the pandemic, and instead, came ...

Weskeag Headlands Protected Forever

Weskeag Headlands Protected Forever

October 30, 2020

The Weskeag Headlands is integral to the Bridging Two River Conservation Project that combines the efforts of local, regional and state conservation groups to conserve the significant resources and productive ecosystems associated with the Weskeag River and the estuarine flats of the St. George River.

Georges River Land ...

Farewell and Thank You!

Farewell and Thank You!

October 30, 2020

Saying farewell to hard-working Board members is never easy. This month two long-standing Board members have termed off the Board. Your tireless work has led to many successes, and you have our sincere gratitude!

Their invaluable service to GRLT has touched them as well:

Peter ...

Annual Meeting Recap

Annual Meeting Recap

October 28, 2020

Thank you to all who joined us for our 2020 Annual Meeting on Tuesday October 13th!

It was great to connect with stewards, members and volunteers about our 2020 successes – and share our plans for 2021!

Missed the meeting? No problem, view our recording ...

Hunting On Preserves/Trails

Hunting On Preserves/Trails

October 23, 2020

Hunting season starts October 24th and runs through December 12th, except Sundays. Some of our preserves are open for hunting. The details about whether a preserve is open for hunting can be found on our Preserves page and the individual preserve pages you can link to from there.

Hunters must have prior permission to hunt ...

Another Lion Joins the Pride

Another Lion Joins the Pride

September 22, 2020

Bernard Langlais loved to carve wooden lion art pieces, just as he loved other jungle animals as evidenced at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing. A lion head has returned to his home thanks to the generous donation of Beth Bellemere. Ms. Bellemere is a long-time resident of Cushing and always loved ...

Nature's Best Hope Video - Doug Tallamy

Nature’s Best Hope Video – Doug Tallamy

September 17, 2020

Did you miss our recent webinar, Nature’s Best Hope, with Dr. Doug Tallamy, best selling author and Professor of Entomology? Well, we recorded it and you can still watch the video to learn simple steps that each of us can – and must – take to reverse declining biodiversity. As detailed in ...

New Easement Fills in Conservation Block

New Easement Fills in Conservation Block

July 31, 2020

We’re delighted to accept a donated conservation easement on 73 acres of woodlands along 1.5 miles of the Dead River in Appleton that contributes to a 1,000 acre block of conserved land! It connects to two Maine Farmland Trust farm easements, and is within 1/4 mile of the Gibson Preserve and the Nature Conservancy’s ...

A Warthog Comes Home

A Warthog Comes Home

July 31, 2020

We’re so excited when one of Bernard Langlais’ whimsical sculptures finds its way back home to our Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing. This warthog had lived in a dark, damp corner of a Washington, D.C. garden for years.

When Elisabeth Scott Porter heard about our effort to keep Langlais’ art and homestead alive and open ...