Tree rings can tell us how old a tree is but they can also tell us other stories. Stories of intense competition and periods of strong growth.
Adventure awaits! Do you set New Year’s resolutions for yourself? Gather your family, work group, or friends to bond, create memories, and get outside with over 50 missions to guide your steps. Or if you are like . . . read more »
A wood bank has been organized by DLLT to provide free firewood to people who struggle to get their own. Nominations can be made online.
Update 12/9/2022 Since the release of this article, the entry date has been delayed due to weather and ground conditions, among other factors. The harvest is now expected to begin the week of December 12th, 2022.
Every year, Downeast Lakes Land Trust presents the Downeast Lakes Conservation Award to honor those who have made extraordinary contributions toward the long-term economic and environmental well-being of the Downeast Lakes Region of Maine. This year two . . . read more »
As a non-profit organization, DLLT appreciates the support of its many volunteers and donors. The preparations for the Annual Picnic and Auction to be held on Sunday July 31st is gathering steam. Many donations have arrived to . . . read more »
We love to highlight the work of the many volunteers who help drive community-led conservation in the Downeast Lakes region. Without the tireless support from local citizens, DLLT’s mission would not be fulfilled. If you’ve spent time . . . read more »
Each year, Downeast Lakes Land Trust has internship opportunities for local high school and college-aged students who are interested in careers in conservation, wildlife biology, public recreation, or other outdoor pursuits. We are highlighting past DLLT interns, . . . read more »
In November 2021, working with The Trust For Public Land, Downeast Lakes Land Trust added the 2,015-acre Lakeville Forest Tract to the Downeast Lakes Community Forest. The Community Forest is owned and managed for wildlife habitat, public . . . read more »
Spring is quite a subjective term ‘round these parts. Many locales across the country spend a drawn-out March and April filled with nature’s rebirth, slowly and absorbingly admiring greening grass, cherry blossoms, blooming daffodils – two months . . . read more »