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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 »

Got Browntail Moths?

April 10, 2019

While many Lepidoptera species (butterflies and moths) are colorful and fascinating creatures, there is growing concern about an invasive moth that is quickly spreading across the state of Maine.  Browntail moths (Euproctis chrysorrhea) arrived in northern Massachusetts . . . read more »

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 »

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