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Executive Director Welcomes Daughter

March 6, 2024

Executive Director welcomes a baby girl to her family. During the maternity period, the LaPlante's will offer extra support to the Trust.

Happy New Year! Storm Damage

Storm damage to road - water erosion

January 3, 2024

December 2023 brought storms that wreaked havok in Maine, with heavy rains and high winds in the Grand Lake Stream region causing road washouts and tree blow-downs.


November 28, 2023

On this #GivingTuesday, we invite you to join our conservation efforts! In 2023, we continued and completed many initiatives vital to our mission and future of the community forest: Installation of a trailered boat launch on Horseshoe . . . read more »

Announcing a landmark partnership

November 15, 2023

Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) and Meddybemps Lake Land Trust (MLLT) are thrilled to announce a landmark long-term partnership.

Autumn 2023 – Changes at DLLT

Red Maple

October 12, 2023

Recent updates: announcing the new executive director, physical address changing to our new headquarters, and saying farewell to our conservation biologist and educator.

DLLT Receives Donations for the 2023 Auction

July 18, 2023

The annual meeting, picnic, and auction will be held Sunday July 30th at noon on the shoreline of West Grand Lake. This event has been a tradition dating back to 2005. The meeting has become a time . . . read more »

A New Headquarters on the Horizon

Large 2 story home with many windows. View of home at 137 Milford Rd from driveway

June 9, 2023

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to announce that the Trust has placed an offer on 137 Milford Road, Grand Lake Stream, Maine.

Student on a Mycology Mission

April 14, 2023

Woodland High School student uses DLLT's Trail to Tomorrow to study fungi.

DLLT Seeks New Executive Director

March 23, 2023

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is announcing the departure of David Montague as President and CEO. A new DLLT Executive search is open.

Put A (Tree) Ring On It!

wood rings post harvest, Hemlock

January 11, 2023

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.

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