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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 »

The Boats Are Afloat

August 8, 2018

With the village of Grand Lake Stream wedged between two of the largest lakes in Eastern Maine, it’s important to have reliable watercraft to reach far-flung areas of the Downeast Lakes Community Forest.  Downeast Lakes Land Trust . . . read more »

DLLT Honors Former Campaign Chair

August 1, 2018

On Sunday, July 29th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust held its Annual Meeting and Picnic on the shores of West Grand Lake.  Coupled with a benefit auction, this annual event also marks the announcement of the Downeast Lakes . . . read more »

DLLT Opens New Primitive Tent Sites

July 23, 2018

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is always looking for ways to connect more people with the amazing landscape conserved with the help of our community supporters.  While DLLT manages several water-access campsites along the Downeast Lakes Water Trail, . . . read more »

Volunteers Making a Difference

July 19, 2018

Managing the 55,678-acre Downeast Lakes Community Forest is no small task.  With numerous hiking trails to maintain, lakeside campsites to clean up, and small projects to check off DLLT’s to-do list, the many friendly faces of the . . . read more »

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