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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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

Community and Forest Clean Up + Volunteers = Fun and Success

June 18, 2015

Stewardship occurs on many fronts, but all involve caring for the land that we protect and enjoy.  Something as simple as picking up a can or bottle thoughtlessly discarded on the roadside is an act of stewardship.  . . . read more »

Award Winning Author of “The Poacher’s Son” Returns to Grand Lake Stream to Discuss His Newest Book

September 11, 2014

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust in conjunction with the Grand Lake Stream Historical Society was delighted to welcome celebrated author Paul Doiron to speak about his fifth book in the Mike Bowditch series, The Bone Orchard. “In The Bone Orchard, Mike is . . . read more »

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