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DLLT and Passamaquoddy Tribe Reach Road Access Agreement

March 30, 2021

Joint Resolution to Provide Traditional Access and Protect Roads and Trails During Spring Mud Season The Passamaquoddy Tribe and Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) are pleased to announce that a dispute over access to unpaved forest roads . . . read more »

Statement From DLLT Regarding Temporary Road Closures

March 19, 2021

Regarding Temporary Access Restrictions (Mud Season) in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest We have learned that the Passamaquoddy Tribal Government and members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe have expressed concerns related to DLLT’s Mud Season Access Policy, specifically . . . read more »

A Meso What Now?

March 5, 2021

Mesocarnivores are small to medium sized carnivore species who fill a vital niche in natural ecosystems.  Often, they have a generalized diet that consists of about 50-70% meat with the rest of the diet being composed of . . . read more »

The DLLT Photo Contest Is Here!

January 20, 2021

The Downeast Lakes region is filled with unique beauty – varied landscapes, abundant wildlife, local traditions, and colorful characters.  There are so many different subjects to be captured and immortalized on film, it is often hard to . . . read more »

A Hike For Every Season, Part II

Musquash Esker

December 15, 2020

So, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “Where is part I?”  Read more here: A Hike For Every Season. by Colin Brown As an avid hiker, there are numerous hikes, walks, and strolls in the Downeast Lakes Community . . . read more »

Future Changes In Road Access

November 10, 2020

This coming spring, there will be some changes to gravel road access. Beginning after the snow melts, all roads in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest will be closed to all vehicle traffic for the Spring Mud Season.  . . . read more »

2020 Downeast Lakes Conservation Award Winners

November 4, 2020

With the ongoing pandemic having altered many summer plans, Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s annual meeting and picnic on the shores of West Grand Lake was held in a virtual format.  While things weren’t quite the same without . . . read more »

Deputy Director Leaves DLLT

June 27, 2019

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is announcing the departure of Deputy Director Colin Brown.  Since joining DLLT in 2015 as the Education and Outreach Manager, Colin has spearheaded DLLT’s education program while strengthening partnerships and community . . . read more »

A Hike For Every Season

May 21, 2019

by Colin Brown As an avid hiker, there are numerous hikes, walks, and strolls in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest (DLCF) that offer a wide range of distances and difficulties to suit all ages.  But, it seems . . . read more »

The Secret Lives Of Deer

May 1, 2019

It’s no secret that deer populations in northern and Downeast Maine have struggled in recent decades.  Changes in land use and forest management objectives, and pressure from predators, have degraded habitat quality for deer and reduced populations . . . read more »

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