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Working Together Every Spring

May 30, 2018

Each year, after the snows of March and the rains of April, many folks in Washington County, Maine head out in their community to clean up some of the mess that was left by a long, snowy . . . read more »

The Early Spring Risers

May 1, 2018

While that headline might attract the attention of anglers everywhere, it’s not a reference to landlocked salmon or brook trout.  Off the beaten path, in wooded areas of the Downeast Lakes Community Forest, other vernal species are . . . read more »

With Spring Comes The “Big Night”

April 13, 2018

Everyone knows that spring is a magical time, filled with the rebirth and awakening of all aspects of life in the community forest.  Each year, as the snow piles recede and area rivers and streams torrentially swell, . . . read more »

DLLT Unveils A New Look

March 27, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Downeast Lakes Land Trust has a new website!  The updated site has several exciting features, including an improved “Visitor’s Guide” section that details the many outdoor opportunities in the Downeast Lakes . . . read more »

Washington County High School Internship Opportunity

Interns paddling on the lake

March 8, 2018

Do you love being in the outdoors?  Would you like to have fun working with a great team to conserve forests and lakes in Downeast Maine? Washington County High School Internships (2 positions), 2018 Downeast Lakes Land . . . read more »

A Day of Winter Sports Fun

Princeton Elementary School students winter sports day

February 20, 2018

On Friday, February 16th, Princeton Elementary School students were treated to a “Winter Sports Day,” learning how to use snowshoes, cross-country skis, and ice skates.  Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) sponsored the day-long event, receiving partial grant . . . read more »

Show Your DLLT Pride Around The World!

DLLT Executive Director David Montague in Rocky Mountain National Park

January 31, 2018

DLLT’s friends and supporters are passionate about conserving the Downeast Lakes region, and they carry that passion all over the country and world with them.  Show us where you take your passion for the Downeast Lakes Land . . . read more »

Four-Season Fun in the Downeast Lakes

Snowmobiles Farm Cove

December 5, 2017

With frosty nights and snow squalls knocking at our doorstep, it’s here: winter.  When you count up the many outdoor adventures to be had in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest (DLCF), the Grand Lake Stream area is . . . read more »

“Community Conservation” Film Screenings Held Across Maine

Mark Ireland

November 29, 2017

Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is co-hosting two upcoming screenings of Mark Ireland’s documentary film, “Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between Nature and Culture.”  After premiering on Maine Public Television in May, the film has received excellent . . . read more »

Volunteer Work Day In The Community Forest

September 26, 2017

This past summer, Downeast Lakes Land Trust contracted the Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) to build almost 2 miles of new trail in the Downeast Lakes Community Forest (DLCF), and make several improvements to existing trails.  The MCC crew . . . read more »

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