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Media Coverage

Click the links below to read, see, or hear Downeast Lakes Land Trust in the news.  These are links to media coverage of Downeast Lakes Land Trust and our work to conserve the natural resources around Grand Lake Stream, Maine.

Video / Audio

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“Carbon offsets: a controversial tool that’s helping to protect Maine’s forests” on Maine Public Radio, November 3, 2022. By Charlie Eichacker.

Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine – Radio Profile of Downeast Lakes Land Trust  February 20, 2016 WEZQ 92.9 “The Ticket”

Downeast Conservation. On Living on EarthNational Public Radio, November 6, 2009. By Laurie Sanders.

Grand Lake Stream Conservation. On Field Notes, WFCR 88.5 FM, September 28, 2009. By Laurie Sanders. (This is an earlier version of the nationally broadcast Living on Earth story).

Story of the Hill Gould Buck, Maine Guides, and DLLT.  On Bass Pro Shops “Kings of Bucks” Television, 2011

Print Media

Tribal deer yard is a labaratory for studying the herd February 17th, 2024 The Piscataquis Observer

Discover DownEast Acadia’s Seven Travel Regions September 8, 2022 DownEast Acadia True Maine

Land Conservation Success Stories Dotted The State This Year December 28, 2021 Portland Press Herald

Land Trust Promotes Four-Season Recreation in Grand Lakes Area February 8, 2021 The Quoddy Tides

Maine Wants To Pay Landowners To Fight Climate Change With their Trees January 15, 2021 Bangor Daily News

Land Trust’s Trail Camera Array Captures a Variety of Wild Critters December 3, 2020  Bangor Daily News

Carbon Credits Interview w/ DLLT’s David Montague  Autumn 2020  Northern Woodlands

Grand Lake Stream Case Study October 2020 Wildlands & Woodlands – Highstead Foundation

Creating A Community – Benefits of Community Forests February 2017  Northern Woodlands

“Woodland Narratives” – DLLT interview with NEFF September 2016 Into The Woods – New England Forestry Foundation

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Acquires Nearly 22,000 acres east of West Grand Lake  July 2, 2016  Bangor Daily News

Meet a Water Trail – Downeast Lakes Water Trail  February 10, 2016 Canoe & Kayak

Ruffed Grouse Society Profiles DLLT and Daugherty Ridge – Winter 2015 Ruffed Grouse Society

Downeast Lakes Land Trust profiled by NFWF for 10th Anniversary of “Acres For America” November 18, 2015 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

At Work Developing Carbon Offsets with Finite Carbon  September 2015 Northern Woodlands

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Honored with State Award October 23, 2014 in Bangor Daily News

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Honors Local Conservationist. August 7, 2014 in Bangor Daily News

Return to Daugherty Ridge.  Spring, 2014, in Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine.

SELLING CARBON OFFSETS: A Potential Source of Funding For Forest Conservation. Spring, 2014, in Saving Land.

Landowners cash in on timber they don’t cut.  February 16, 2014 in Maine Sunday Telegram.

California Issues First Carbon Offset Credits Via Forest Conservation Under Cap-And-Trade Program.  November 14, 2013 in The Huffington Post.

California issues first forestry offset credits for CO2 market.  November 13, 2013 in Reuters.

Community forests make a comeback in Maine.  October 16, 2013 in Portland Press Herald.

Carbon offsets: A new forest ‘product’?  September 25, 2013 in Forests for Maine’s Future.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust touts new culvert design aimed at restoring trout habitats.  September 22, 2013 in Bangor Daily News (with video).

Maine and Downeast Lakes Land Trust Celebrate Conservation of West Grand Lake Forest.  July 29, 2013 In Bangor Daily News.

Grand Lake Conservation Group Celebrates Easement.  July 29, 2013 on WABI TV.

Conservation for Economy & Environment: Downeast Community Effort at Grand Scale.  June 4, 2013.  In Bangor Daily News, Change Up blog by Christen Graham.

Consciousness of Streams.  On MPBN, Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks.  April 26, 2013.  (advance to “Fish Passage” 2nd story in program; photos from DLLT))

New England’s Community Forests: Comparing a Regional Model to ICCAs.  In Conservation and Society Vol 11 No. 1.  2013.

Need to preserve Maine resources comes into view for PBS’ ‘Visionaries’.  In Portland Press Herald.  March 25, 2013.

Protecting Nature, Harvesting Timber.  In Northern Woodlands.  March 8, 2013.

Creating Carbon Credit.  In Northern Woodlands.  March 8, 2013.

Visionaries Profile of DLLT for Public Television. Various PBS stations, beginning February, 2013

Prized land preserved along Grand Lake Stream.  In Portland Press Herald.  December 19, 2012

Maine Acquires Conservation Easement on Nearly 22K Acres.  On Maine Public Broadcasting Network.  December 18, 2012

State buys easement on 21,000 acres in Washington County.  In Bangor Daily News.  December 18, 2012

Maine Land Trust Registers First California CAR Carbon Project.  In The Forestry Source, November, 2012.

What is the Future of Land for Maine’s Future?.  In Down East. November, 2012.

$1.3 Million Still Needed to Conserve 22,000 Acres in Washington County.  In Bangor Daily News, October 25, 2012

Turning Forests into Carbon Banks.  In Governing – Sustainability Newsletter, October 22, 2012.

Forest Carbon News features Downeast Lakes Land Trust carbon credit project.  In Ecosystem Marketplace, Forest Carbon News, September 14, 2012.

Land conservation: Still going strong.  In Forests for Maine Future, January 25, 2012

Two Washington County projects among 22 to receive Land for Maine’s Future funds.  In Bangor Daily News, July 13, 2011

Downeast Lakes Land Trust wins heritage award. In Bangor Daily News, May 5, 2011.

What I Learned At Camp.  In Saving Land, Spring 2011.  By Christina Soto.

LePage Listens to Environmentalists. On, January 24, 2011.  By George Smith.

Making Connections: Conservation, Community, Economy. In Saving Land, Winter 2010. By Megan Shore.

22,000-Acre Community Forest and Sustainable Development Project in Grand Lake StreamIn FlyRod+Reel Online, April 9, 2009. By Ted Williams.

Fishing Spot Focus of Conservation Plan. On MaineBiz, April 9, 2009. By the MaineBiz News Staff.

Fishing Area Earmarked for Conservation. In Bangor Daily News, April 8, 2009. By Kevin Miller.

Perseverence Pays. In Down East, September, 2008. By the editors of Down East.

Downeast Project Protects Land, LivelihoodsIn Kennebec Journal, June 1, 2008. By Mark Berry.

Partnerships that Protect Land and Jobs. In Kennebec Journal, May 28, 2008. By Opinion Page Editor Naomi Schalit.

Groups Raise $35 Million to save Down East forest. In Portland Press Herald, May 21, 2008. By Associated Press.

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Receives Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification. In Calais Advertiser, November 22, 2007.

Conservation Efforts Bear Fruit in Lakes Region. In Quoddy Tides, June 22, 2007. By Gail Menzel.

Grand Lake Dream: Downeast Magazine. In Down East, May 2006. By Wayne Curtis.

Saving the North Woods: Nothing Like this Has Ever Been Attempted Anywhere. In FlyRod+Reel, January/February 2004. By Ted Williams.

Seeing the Future Through the Trees. In National Wildlife, April 2004. By Ted Williams.

Special Places: Mesmerized by a River in Maine. In National Wildlife, December / January 2004. By Douglas Rooks.