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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.

Washington County Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt Poster. Use Goose Chase app and search for "Washington County's Outdoor Winter Challenge!" Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2023.

December 29, 2022

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 »

Warming Our Community With Fuel From The Forest

December 15, 2022

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.

Grouse and Woodcock Management Area

Equipment at work at Daugherty Ridge in the 2012 patch cuts

October 27, 2022

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.

Downeast Lakes Conservation Awards 2022

August 10, 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 »

Generous Donations Pour in for the 2022 Annual Auction

July 27, 2022

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 »

Featured Volunteer: Al LaPlante

June 30, 2022

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 »

Former DLLT Intern Joins Forest Society of Maine

May 12, 2022

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 »

Lakeville Management Plan Public Comments

April 8, 2022

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 »

The One Constant of Mud Season

March 21, 2022

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 »

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