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Position Announcement: Executive Director, Downeast Lakes Land Trust

May 21, 2014

Position Opening: Executive Director Downeast Lakes Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2001 by local residents in Grand Lake Stream, Maine that owns and manages a 34,000-acre Community Forest for wildlife habitat, public recreation, and . . . read more »

100-acre “Yacolucci Woods” in Talmadge Donated to DLLT

May 20, 2014

Robert Yacolucci was committed to habitat conservation. Leaving a mark on a beloved place is an aim to which many aspire.  Robert Yacolucci did it by donating 100 acres of forest to the Downeast Lakes Land Trust . . . read more »

Announcement from Mark Berry and Sydney Lea

April 30, 2014

Message from Mark Berry, Executive Director Dear Friends, I am writing today to share the news that I am leaving my role as Executive Director of Downeast Lakes Land Trust to take on a new challenge as . . . read more »

2014 Internship Opportunity Available

February 13, 2014

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Internship, 2014 Community Forest Conservation: Habitat, Recreation, & Education Downeast Lakes Land Trust is based in Grand Lake Stream, Maine. We protect lakeshores, improve fish and wildlife habitats, provide public recreation opportunities, offer . . . read more »

Video: Grand Lake Stream Community Benefits from Forest Project

February 6, 2014

When Lyme Timber purchased 22,000-acres around Grand Lake Stream, it did more than launch Downeast Lakes Land Trust on the West Grand Lake Community Forest Project.  Through the help of CEI Capital Management, Coastal Enterprises, the Northern Forest Center, and Bangor . . . read more »

Nature Clubs Underway at Area Schools

January 22, 2014

From tracking and snowshoeing to making bird feeders, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is leading students from Indian Township, Princeton, and Woodland Elementary Schools in a series of after school adventures designed to build natural history skills . . . read more »

Receiving Nation’s First California Compliance Forest Carbon Offsets

November 13, 2013

Finite Carbon and the Downeast Lakes Land Trust today announced the nation’s first issuance of California Air Resources Board Offset Credits for a forestry project. Nearly 200,000 compliance offsets were issued for the Farm Cove Improved Forest . . . read more »

Conservationists Travel Cross-country to Visit Community Forest

October 4, 2013

This week four leaders of a new Community Forest initiative in Washington State traveled to Maine to visit with the Downeast Lakes Land Trust and tour the Farm Cove Community Forest. Joe Kane, the Executive Director of . . . read more »

New Method Could Help to Restore Maine Streams

September 18, 2013

Maine-built Concrete Arch Culvert Installed to Improve Trout Habitat Poorly designed culverts are blocking the natural movement of brook trout and other aquatic wildlife on thousands of streams across Maine.  Restoring free access to habitat is essential . . . read more »

Intern Mary Carmack Reflects on Her Summer

August 7, 2013

Today is my last day here in Grand Lake Stream, and it’s hard to believe eight weeks of summer went by so fast. I have been lucky to spend this summer as an intern for the Land . . . read more »

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