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Georges River Land Trust
Eastern Tire Issues Reusable Bags for Georges River Land Trust

Eastern Tire Issues Reusable Bags for Georges River Land Trust

January 24, 2019

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 ...

Gift of Wheelchair Aids Accessibility

Gift of Wheelchair Aids Accessibility

September 27, 2018

The ADA pathway at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing is newly augmented by the long-term loan of a wheelchair from Carol Rohl.

Having made her way around the sculpture path on a crisp fall morning, Carol was pleased to think that this wheelchair can help others have the same experience of seeing Langlais’ ...

New Partner in Langlais Art Loan Program

New Partner in Langlais Art Loan Program

September 19, 2018

The Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is pleased to partner with MCH, Inc., based in Rockland, through the Langlais Art Loan Program. Several original paintings by Bernard Langlais, owned by the Georges River Land Trust, now hang at the Rankin Center and the Methodist Conference Home in Rockland on loan from the Langlais ...

Business After Hours at Langlais Sculpture Preserve

Business After Hours at Langlais Sculpture Preserve

August 30, 2018

Georges River Land Trust will host Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event on Wednesday, September 12 from 5 to 7 pm at Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing, just 3 miles down the peninsula from the Maine State Prison Showroom in Thomaston. Parking is limited and guests are encouraged to ...

New Thomaston Bike Trail Underway

New Thomaston Bike Trail Underway

August 10, 2018

Georges River Land Trust thanks Sidecountry Sports owners Andrew Dailey and Brian Kelley for their generous contribution of $10,000 to the Connecting Community to Town Forests Initiative.

This project, the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission, is a collaborative effort to engage local youth ...

Sticks and Stones Opening Reception

May 17, 2018

Join Georges River Land Trust at the opening reception for Cushing artist David Sears‘ wooden sculpture and paintings exhibition at the Cushing Historical Society‘s Barn at 17 Hathorne Point Road on Friday, July 13, from 5 to 7 pm. The exhibition continues on July 14 and 15 from 10 am to 4 pm ...

SUFU’s Land Trust Day at Langlais Sculpture Preserve

SUFU’s Land Trust Day at Langlais Sculpture Preserve

May 16, 2018

Georges River Land Trust will host Speaking Up for Us (SUFU’s) Land Trust Day on June 13 at Langlais Sculpture Preserve. Speaking Up for Us (SUFU), is a statewide organization run by, and for, adults who live with developmental disabilities.

SUFU is committed to finding a voice for its community to “speak up” about issues ...

Canoe & New Brew Party!

Canoe & New Brew Party!

May 10, 2018

Georges River Land Trust and Lake St. George (LSG) Brewing Company will co-host a special “Paddle & New Brew” Memorial Day weekend fundraiser for GRLT on Saturday, May 26, at LSG Brewing Company, 4 Marshall Shore Road (Sherman’s Corner), in Liberty. The public is invited to attend.

The day will begin with a paddle on ...

Summer Art Camp for Kids

Summer Art Camp for Kids

May 05, 2018

In 2018, Georges River Land Trust and Leaps of Imagination will offer a series of 6 week-long summer art camps for kids age 8 to 12 at Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing, beginning on June 18 from 9 am to noon, Monday through Friday, and continuing through August 3. Weekly enrollment is $160 per ...

GRLT Joins Tenants Harbor Clean Up

GRLT Joins Tenants Harbor Clean Up

May 03, 2018

Help us keep the Maine coast clean! We’re joining United By Blue and area partners for a cleanup of the islands off the coast of Tenants Harbor on Sunday, June 10th. The stunning natural beauty of the islands attracts thousands of people and migratory species to the area every year, making Tenants Harbor a hub ...

Earth Day Trash Pick Up Totals

Earth Day Trash Pick Up Totals

April 26, 2018

On Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, volunteers took to the Rockland shoreline, along the Rockland Harbor Trail, Buttermilk Lane in Thomaston, and the commercial stretch of Route One in Thomaston to pick up trash. The totals were staggering. In less than a mile stretch along the Harbor Trail, over 1,500 cigarette butts were collected, the ...

900 Visit the Sacred Art Tour

900 Visit the Sacred Art Tour

April 08, 2018

For the first time ever, eight Tibetan Buddhist refugee monks traveled from India to midcoast Maine as part of their 13-month tour of the US. The Sacred Art Tour brings awareness to the plight of Tibetans, as well as a profound experience in the ancient lessons of impermanence, compassion and peace. The monks created an ...

Ceramics for Conservation

Ceramics for Conservation

March 14, 2018

This past fall, 120 art students from Medomak Valley High School arrived at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve on three school buses to explore the Preserve and examine the sculptures as inspiration for their ceramics class. They were responding to a request from the Land Trust to stop using plastic and create a zero-waste facility. ...

Partners for New Mountain Bike Trails

Partners for New Mountain Bike Trails

March 14, 2018

Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is launching the development of mountain bike trails in the Thomaston Town Forest, with a collaborative partnership between the Town of Thomaston, McNEMBA (Midcoast New England Mountain Bike Association), Sidecountry Sports, as well as other local businesses and organizations. The terrain is well suited to host all-season mountain ...

New SnowDog Clears the Way for Groomed Trails

New SnowDog Clears the Way for Groomed Trails

March 07, 2018

Georges River Land Trust has partnered with Sidecountry Sports, Bay Chiropractic Center, Chris Rogers and Midcoast Maine NEMBA (New England Mountain Bike Association) to purchase a SnowDog. The versatility of this machine will make tract trail grooming perfect for winter running, fat biking, cross county skiing, and hiking. The vision for ...

Oral History About Langlais’ Time in Cushing

Oral History About Langlais’ Time in Cushing

February 22, 2018

In collaboration with Meghan Vigeant of Stories To Tell, we are recording stories of Langlais’ time in Cushing from the people who knew him and visited the property. We were delighted to have Meghan at our grand opening of the Langlais Sculpture Preserve last September. She was all set up to record the ...

Nature and Art Education in Cushing

Nature and Art Education in Cushing

February 17, 2018

The Georges River Land Trust has partnered with the Cushing Community School to develop a new after school program at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve. Beginning with an introduction and tour of the six Langlais sculptures that are on permanent display at the school, children are learning about the connection to nature and art through ...