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Click the links below to read media announcements about major Downeast Lakes Land Trust news items.  Please note most of our news is not included in press releases, and follow the links at left to our media coverage, newsletters, and blog posts.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Acquires The West Grand Lake Community Forest:  Release Date July 1, 2016

New Community Forest Manager Named at DLLT:  Release Date May 26, 2016

New Education and Outreach Manager Named At Downeast Lakes Land Trust:  Release Date April 28, 2015

Conservation Landowner of the Year Award Release Date: October 21, 2014

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Conservation Award 2014 Release Date August 5, 2014

New Executive and Forester Named at the Downeast Lakes Land Trust  Release Date July 28, 2014

100-acre Yacolucci Woods in Talmadge Donated to DLLT: Release Date May 15, 2014

DLLT Executive Director Announcement Press Release 2014: Release Date April 30, 2014

Finite Carbon and Downeast Lakes Land Trust Project Among First Forest Carbon Offset Projects Listed by California Air Resources Board Release Date November 13, 2013

New Method Could Help Effort To Restore Maine Streams: Release Date September 18, 2013

Maine and Downeast Lakes Land Trust Celebrate Conservation of West Grand Lake Forest: Release Date July 29, 2013

Finite Carbon and Downeast Lakes Land Trust Project Among First Forest Carbon Offset Projects Listed by California Air Resources Board: Release Date March 13, 2013

DLLT – Chewonki Visionaries Film Event:  Release Date March 13, 2013


Downeast Lakes Land Trust Receives 2011 Espy Land Heritage Award: Release Date May 2, 2011

West Grand Lake Community Forest Project Announcement: “22,000-Acre Community Forest and Sustainable Development Project in Grand Lake Stream.” Release Date: April 8, 2009.

Wabassus Lake Project NAWCA Grant Announcement: “Wabassus Lake Project Receives $640,000 North America Wetlands Conservation Act Grant.” Release Date: September 12, 2008.

Wabassus Lake Project Announcement: “Downeast Lakes Land Trust to Add 6,644 Acres to Community Forest; Half-way to $3.2 Million Capital Campaign Goal.” Release Date: June 13, 2008.

Downeast Lakes Forestry Partnership Completion Announcement: “Saving Downeast Forests: Downeast Lakes Forestry Partnership completes a 7-year, $34.8 million project to protect land, lakes and livelihoods in Washington County, Maine.” Release Date: May 20, 2008.

Wabassus Lake and Upper Machias Project Top National Forest Legacy Priority: “White House Calls for $3.45 Million in Forest Legacy Funds for Upper Machias River and Wabassus Lake Forests”. Release Date: February 4, 2008.

FSC Forest Management Certification Announcement: “Downeast Lakes Land Trust Receives Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification from Rainforest Alliance.” Release Date: October 26, 2007.