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Autumn Is Here – Time To Get Outdoors!

September 30, 2015

When the leaves begin their transformation and the nights cool off, there is no better weather for hiking and spending time outdoors.  The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) has kicked off a series of fall programs that . . . read more »

Children’s Programs Finish A Memorable Summer

September 9, 2015

Children in the Downeast Lakes region were treated to a summer filled with free programs offered by the Downeast Lakes Land Trust.  Meeting at the Grand Lake Stream School Building every Tuesday and Thursday morning, there was . . . read more »

Conservation Interns Reflect On A Wonderful Summer

August 26, 2015

David Lappin and Kallie Clapper, Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s 2015 Conservation Interns, recently finished their summer internship and reflected on their time spent in Grand Lake Stream: After a very short, and very special eight weeks, we . . . read more »

Downeast Lakes Geocache Challenge Opens

August 20, 2015

Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is pleased to introduce the Downeast Lakes Geocache Challenge (DLGC).  Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices that has gained enormous popularity in recent years. Participants must navigate . . . read more »

Moonlight Paddling On Big Musquash

August 5, 2015

Not many excursions in the Downeast Lakes region can compete with a calm, flatwater paddle along Big Musquash Stream, the eastern boundary of the 22,000 acre West Grand Lake Community Forest Project.  When that paddle is on . . . read more »

New Faces Around Town

June 23, 2015

There is great excitement in the Downeast Lakes Land Trust office this week as we welcome our new Education and Outreach Manager, Colin Brown, and our summer 2015 conservation interns, David Lappin and Kallie Clapper.  Colin lives . . . read more »

Tick Talk Teaches Tricks for Tackling Tick Troubles

June 22, 2015

On June 4th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust hosted University of Maine Cooperative Extension Insect Diagnostician Clay Kirby for a lively and informative presentation on the Ticks of Maine. Mr. Kirby led the group through the intricacies of . . . read more »

Walking with Woodcock

June 22, 2015

Promptly at 8:30 on a cool evening in May, an American Woodcock swooped low over the tree tops and dropped into the middle of a clearing on Dougherty Ridge, just outside of Grand Lake Stream.  Immediately, he . . . read more »

Deer Ticks – Protecting Yourself and Your Pets

May 22, 2015

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to host Mr. Clay Kirby, Insect Diagnostician, UMaine Cooperative Extension on June 4th, 6:30 pm at the GLS School House in Grand Lake Stream to give a presentation on Deer Ticks. Get . . . read more »

2015 Downeast Birding Festival Schedule Grand Lake Stream

May 12, 2015

Woodcock Walk with Downeast Lakes Land Trust Executive Director David Montague Saturday, May 23, 7 – 9pm, Grand Lake Stream Led by David Montague of Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT), this will be a moderate walk on . . . read more »

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