Forests and Lakes – For People – Forever ®

Volunteer Opportunities

Have you always wanted to help your community and the environment, but not sure what to do? Become a volunteer with Downeast Lakes Land Trust to participate in trail maintenance, forest cleanups, community events, or to lead your own education program. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out this simple form – DLLT Volunteer Form  For all general volunteer inquiries, please email

Big Lake Milfoil Coalition

The Big Lake Milfoil Coalition is a group of businesses and organizations working hard to combat the spread of invasive milfoil in Big lake. Volunteers are needed to become Lake Stewards and Courtesy Boat Inspectors, and stop the further spread of invasive aquatic plants. For more information on becoming a steward please visit: Lake Stewards of Maine – Invasive Plant Monitors

Upcoming DLLT Volunteer Events

Volunteer for the Annual Christmas Bird Count!!

Citizen Science Opportunities

Maine Deer Spy: August 1st-September 30th

Maine Breeding Bird Atlas: 2018-2022

Project Budburst: annually in spring

Forest Ecology Research Network- Develop your own FIG plot

Signs of the Seasons: throughout the year