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DLLT High School Internship Opportunity!

March 11, 2019

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? Downeast Lakes Land Trust is offering two paid internships for Washington . . . read more »

We’re Hiring – Conservation Technician & Field Crew Leader

March 1, 2019

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Community Conservation Technician and Field Crew Leader Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is based in Grand Lake Stream, Maine. We protect lakeshores, improve fish and wildlife habitats, provide public recreation opportunities, offer educational . . . read more »

We’re Hiring – Education and Events Coordinator

Canoeing in the fall

February 26, 2019

Education & Events Coordinator Downeast Lakes Land Trust The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Grand Lake Stream, with a mission to contribute to the long-term economic and environmental well-being of . . . read more »

DLLT Welcomes New Managing Forester

February 4, 2019

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to announce the hiring of Ernest Carle as DLLT’s new Managing Forester.  A native of Princeton, ME, Ernest brings more than 40 years of forest management experience. In many ways, Ernest . . . read more »

Your Voice in Downeast Lakes Conservation

Musquash Esker

January 24, 2019

During the summer and fall of 2017, DLLT conducted a survey of community members and other stakeholders to solicit feedback on our work, projects, and stakeholders’ interests in our future trajectory. The survey was conducted in-person at . . . read more »

Forest Management for Future Leaders

January 2, 2019

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second best time is now” -Chinese proverb The most important aspect of environmental stewardship is planning for the future.  Foresters and land managers are always . . . read more »

We’re Hiring – Managing Forester Position

October 22, 2018

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Position Opening Managing Forester Profile: The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Grand Lake Stream, with a mission to contribute to the long-term economic and environmental well-being . . . read more »

Exploring New Deer Habitat Improvement Techniques

October 19, 2018

Maintaining and improving critical wildlife habitat is a central goal of Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s mission.  With more than 55,000 acres of wildlife habitat to manage, we are always searching for new methods and techniques to improve . . . read more »

American Chestnuts Making a Comeback

September 12, 2018

Over the summer, Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) was the recipient of a generous donation from The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) of 50 seedlings to plant in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest.  However, these were not your . . . read more »

Leadership Changes

September 4, 2018

At Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s Annual Meeting and Picnic in late July, Sydney Lea stepped down from his role as President of the Board of Directors, and David Montague has now stepped into that position.  Executive Director . . . read more »

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