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Grouse and Woodcock Management Area

Equipment at work at Daugherty Ridge in the 2012 patch cuts

October 27, 2022

In November 2022, DLLT will begin the second entry patch cuts in the Daugherty Ridge Grouse and Woodcock Management Area.

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 »

Monitoring Loons Downeast

June 21, 2011

The cry of a loon on a Maine lake is an iconic experience of summer.  Downeast Lakes Land Trust is monitoring loon reproduction on the Downeast Lakes again this summer, with support from the U.S. Fish and . . . read more »