Washington County High School Internship Opportunity

March 8th, 2018

Do you love being in the outdoors?  Would you like to have fun working with a great team to conserve forests and lakes in Downeast Maine? Washington County High School Internships (2 positions), 2018 Downeast Lakes Land Trust is offering two paid internships for Washington County high schoolers!  DLLT is based in Grand Lake Stream. …Read More

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A Day of Winter Sports Fun

February 20th, 2018

On Friday, February 16th, Princeton Elementary School students were treated to a “Winter Sports Day,” learning how to use snowshoes, cross-country skis, and ice skates.  Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) sponsored the day-long event, receiving partial grant funding from the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend’s (GMOW) School Partnerships Fund.  The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is a …Read More

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DLLT Summer Internship Opportunities!

February 2nd, 2018

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Internships (2 positions), 2018 Community Forest Conservation: Habitat, Recreation, & Education Downeast Lakes Land Trust is based in Grand Lake Stream, Maine. We protect lakeshores, improve fish and wildlife habitats, provide public recreation opportunities, offer educational programs, and support jobs in the forest and on the water. We are dedicated to …Read More

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Show Your DLLT Pride Around The World!

January 31st, 2018

DLLT’s friends and supporters are passionate about conserving the Downeast Lakes region, and they carry that passion all over the country and world with them.  Show us where you take your passion for the Downeast Lakes Land Trust by sharing photos of DLLT logowear from your travels! Here’s how to participate in this social media …Read More

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Four-Season Fun in the Downeast Lakes

December 5th, 2017

With frosty nights and snow squalls knocking at our doorstep, it’s here: winter.  When you count up the many outdoor adventures to be had in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest (DLCF), the Grand Lake Stream area is truly a four-season destination.  Once the snowflakes begin to fly, the real fun begins. At the heart of …Read More

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“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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Volunteer Work Day In The Community Forest

September 26th, 2017

This past summer, Downeast Lakes Land Trust contracted the Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) to build almost 2 miles of new trail in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest (DLCF), and make several improvements to existing trails.  The MCC crew did an excellent job, extending and completing the Tower Hill Trail, and building the Trail to Tomorrow, a …Read More

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Fall Birding in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest

September 15th, 2017

Yesterday, DLLT was pleased to welcome local birder and forest ecologist, Marion Bates, for a birding walk in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest.  With 19 pairs of binoculars trained on the skies and trees, numerous species of fall migrants were viewed in the many different habitats of Grand Lake Stream and the community forest.  Warblers, …Read More

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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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DLLT To Host Benefit Concert For GLS Historical Society

August 16th, 2017

On Friday, September 1st, Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome back “From Away Downeast,” leading performers of historical and traditional music in Downeast Maine.  For their “Maine Woods – Maine Waters” performance, you’ll hear songs of working “in the woods,” “driving” logs down flooded rivers, watching the coastline, harvesting the fish of Maine’s …Read More

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