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Georges River Land Trust

Mud Season is Here

While April showers bring may flowers, they also bring mud! While we understand you want to get outside and enjoy the increasingly nice weather, heavy use of our trails during mud season can lead to big problems later on. Help keep your local trails in good shape this season by: Coming back another time if […]

Where We Stand on Mining

As a conservation organization, the Georges River Land Trust is extremely concerned about the environmental impact of mining in the Georges River watershed. When land is put in permanent conservation, our conservation easements prohibit mining, as natural aquifers can be disturbed, habitats disrupted, valuable soils removed and carbon released into the environment. We are gathering information about […]

GRLT Named Environmental Leader of the Year

The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce has named Georges River Land Trust the Environmental Leader of the Year!! The Year in Review Awards Gala on February 10, 2023, was an opportunity to be recognized by our community for extraordinary contributions. This award recognizes a person, business, or organization that has worked diligently to preserve/protect/enhance […]

Juliet Carey Joins Board

We are delighted to welcome Juliet Carey to the Georges River Land Trust Board! Her concern for the environment and her involvement in ecological causes spring from her long time love for the St. George peninsula which she first visited when she was two. For years she has been actively involved with a study group at […]

Monitoring Season: A Team Lift

Every fall we gather our team of volunteer property stewards and send them out to visit every conserved property – 51 easements and 18 preserves. We meet with landowners and tour the properties to confirm the conservation values. This year stewardship staff Irene Flynn and Luke Thombs brought 21 new monitors into the fold, doubling […]

Rockland Bog Tour

The amazing footage in this aerial video of the Rockland Bog will show you why it’s critical to protect this gem in the wilderness of Rockland. 

Hunting On Preserves/Trails

The 2022 hunting season starts October 22 and runs through December 10, 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 […]

Enock Glidden to Open New Accessible Trail

The Georges River Land Trust invites all to the official opening of The Gibson Wellness Walk, our new accessible trail at the Gibson Preserve, 637 Woodman’s Mill Rd. in Searsmont, on October 15 at 1 pm. The featured speaker will be Enock Glidden, renowned outdoorsman and advocate for people of all abilities to enjoy the […]

New Signs, Same Great Lands

⚠️ Warning ⚠️ New signs are going to be popping up all around the Georges River watershed. Don’t worry though, same beautiful preserves, just a little makeover! Maybe you’ve noticed the new, bolder signs welcoming you to our preserves? We wanted you to be able to pick out the places that you’ve helped conserve through […]

Salute to Luke Thombs

Lucky for us, Luke Thombs chose to fulfill his 6- month internship in the Maine Conservation Corps with us. Since the end of May, Luke has been an integral part of our team. He’s inspired us with his undaunted work ethic, his collaborative spirit and his ability to improvise creative solutions quickly and competently. He’s […]