“Community Conservation” Film Screenings Held Across Maine

November 14th, 2017

Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is co-hosting two upcoming screenings of Mark Ireland’s documentary film, “Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between Nature and Culture.”  After premiering on Maine Public Television in May, the film has received excellent reviews and highlights the work of four land trusts in Maine: Androscoggin Land Trust, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Rangeley …Read More


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Maine Land Trust Film Premiering on Maine Public Television

May 10th, 2017

An independent film that showcases DLLT and Grand Lake Stream, titled “Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between Nature and Culture,” will soon be premiering on Maine Public Television.  The documentary was produced, filmed, and edited by Mark Ireland, of MI Media, and features the conservation work of Downeast Lakes Land Trust, Androscoggin Land Trust, Brunswick-Topsham Land …Read More


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DLLT Featured In Land Trust Alliance’s “Saving Land”

March 17th, 2017

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is a proud member of the Land Trust Alliance, a nationwide, collaborative network of land trusts that offers support and training for conservation organizations.  The Alliance also provides the Land Trust Standards and Practices – ethical and technical guidelines for responsible land trust operations and management. Land Trust Alliance’s quarterly publication, …Read More


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The Finite Carbon-Lyme Grand Lake Stream Improved Forest Management Project

October 12th, 2016

  The Finite Carbon – Lyme Grand Lake Stream Improved Forest Management Project Provides Benefits from Maine to California Improved forest management practices provide benefits to the local ecosystem, community, and economy while supporting California’s cap-and-trade program Grand Lake Stream, Maine – Named after the stream that flows through the town, the Grand Lake Stream …Read More


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DLLT Profiled On “Wild Maine” Radio Show

February 24th, 2016

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) contributes to the local economy and environment in many ways.  With sustainable timber harvests, education programs, and numerous habitat restoration projects happening throughout the year, it’s important to let the general public know about the many benefits the Farm Cove Community Forest has to offer. On February 13th, following …Read More


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Walking with Woodcock

June 22nd, 2015

Promptly at 8:30 on a cool evening in May, an American Woodcock swooped low over the tree tops and dropped into the middle of a clearing on Dougherty Ridge, just outside of Grand Lake Stream.  Immediately, he began his high-pitched nasal peenting sound.  With a whistle of his wing feathers, he took flight, circled the …Read More


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AMC Books Announces the Publication of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails From the Maine Beaches to Down East

February 26th, 2015

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is featured in the Appalachian Mountain Club’s latest publication “Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast”. This new guide from the editor of AMC’s popular Maine Mountain Guide lets hikers explore the  full   length of the rugged coast of Maine. Between the century-old stands of white pine in  Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park …Read More


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Downeast Lakes Land Trust Honored with Prestigious State Award

October 27th, 2014

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust was presented with the Maine Department of  Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Conservation Land Owner of the Year Award in a ceremony at the Augusta Civic Center on October 21 hosted by the Department’s Landowner and Sportsmen Relations Advisory Board. Nominated by the Maine Professional Guides Association (MPGA), Executive Director Don …Read More


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Video: Grand Lake Stream Community Benefits from Forest Project

February 6th, 2014

When Lyme Timber purchased 22,000-acres around Grand Lake Stream, it did more than launch Downeast Lakes Land Trust on the West Grand Lake Community Forest Project.  Through the help of CEI Capital Management, Coastal Enterprises, the Northern Forest Center, and Bangor Savings Bank, New Markets Tax Credits enabled the community of Grand Lake Stream to acquire key parcels for future growth …Read More


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Prominent Coverage in Northern Woodlands

March 11th, 2013

We were pleased to see Downeast Lakes Land Trust featured prominently not once, but twice, in the Spring 2013 issue of Northern Woodlands.  Since the magazine covers the forest from New York to Maine, it’s likely many of their readers don’t know our neighborhood or the Downeast Lakes Land Trust.  But, if you’re among our …Read More


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