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Georges River Land Trust
Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

March 20, 2020

The Georges River Land Trust family continues our mission to conserve land, protect resources and habitat, provide recreational opportunities, promote health, and educate about the intersection of art and nature throughout the Georges River Watershed.

Our office is closed while we work from home, but our network of preserves and trails remains OPEN as resources for ...

Long Cove Lands Forever Conserved

Long Cove Lands Forever Conserved

March 17, 2020

Long Cove in St. George is a special place. Thanks to the generosity of two landowners, nearly 3/4 of a mile of shore front and over 100 acres will never be developed. They each invited Georges River Land Trust to partner with them to ensure the land would remain as it is, through a ...

Langlais Art At Riley School

Langlais Art At Riley School

November 26, 2019

Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is pleased to partner with The Riley School in Rockport, through the Langlais Art Loan Program. Several original paintings by Bernard Langlais, owned by the Georges River Land Trust and on loan from the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing now hang in the Pottery Studio, Young Children’s Room and Library ...

Langlais Native Plants for Pollinators

Langlais Native Plants for Pollinators

October 11, 2019

Plant designIn 2018, we partnered with the Maine Master Gardener Volunteer program to create a design for a native plant pollinator garden to be installed in the large island in the Langlais Sculpture Preserve parking lot. The planting design balances the season of bloom, plant height, and ...

Trail Work

Trail Work

October 08, 2019

GRLT Trails Manager John Anders is busy out on the trails with his volunteer crew cleaning up getting ready for a beautiful spring hiking on our ever expanding trail network. Here they are on the Thorndike Trail on Ragged Mountain. Interested in lending a hand? Then give John ...

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 ...