DLLT Welcomes New Board Member

August 29th, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Bruce Dubee as the newest member of the Downeast Lakes Land Trust Board of Directors.  Born and raised in Rhode Island, he holds a B.S. in Natural Resources Management, specializing in soil science with a minor in forestry, from the University of Rhode Island. For over 30 years, Bruce …Read More


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Maine Conservation Corps Arrives In Grand Lake Stream

July 26th, 2017

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome a trail crew from the Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) to build and improve upon three trails in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest (DLCF).  MCC was established by Maine’s governor and legislature in 1983 and since then has recruited and placed hundreds of members who have accomplished countless …Read More


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Community Forests Workshop A Success

June 27th, 2017

On Saturday, June 24th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) was thrilled to host an exciting workshop, titled “Community Forests – Forests For People” in Grand Lake Stream.  Organized by the Downeast Conservation Network (formerly DEREN), DLLT, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Northern Forest Center, and funded by the Jessie B. Cox Foundation, the day-long program focused …Read More


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Forests for People Workshop in Grand Lake Stream

June 7th, 2017

Would your organization like to learn more about community forests and what other groups have learned about their value to communities? Interested in hearing about opportunities to develop new community forests? You are invited to join Downeast Lakes Land Trust, Northern Forest Center, Downeast Conservation Network, and Maine Coast Heritage Trust on Saturday, June 24th …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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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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New Trail Opens In The Downeast Lakes Community Forest

October 5th, 2016

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust recently celebrated the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a group hike along a newly-created trail in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest.  A group from the Student Conservation Association (SCA) built the trail this summer, along with clearing brush on other DLLT trails.  Beginning near the historic Grand Lake Stream fire …Read More


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DLLT Honors Elmina B. Sewall Foundation

September 20th, 2016

The 2016 Downeast Lakes Conservation Award was presented to the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation at this summer’s Downeast Lakes Land Trust annual meeting. Elmina B. Sewall Foundation has been a long-time supporter of the Downeast Lakes Land Trust and has helped numerous conservation organizations in Maine.  The award was presented by DLLT Board President Sydney …Read More


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Upcoming Road Closure on Fourth Lake Road

September 2nd, 2016

Downeast Lakes Land Trust would like to provide ample notification to area residents and visitors about an upcoming temporary road closure of the Fourth Lake Road at No Name Brook, south of The Pines Road.  The purpose of this temporary closure is to replace a stream crossing, as part of DLLT’s continuing efforts to improve waterway conditions …Read More


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Notice of Temporary Road Closure

August 22nd, 2016

Downeast Lakes Land Trust would like to provide notification to area residents and visitors about a temporary road closure of the Third Lake Ridge Road, roughly 1/4 mile south of Fourth Lake Road.  The purpose of this temporary closure is to replace two existing stream crossings, as part of DLLT’s continuing efforts to improve waterway conditions …Read More


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