Articles by Georges River Land Trust

 
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Dine at Hatchet Mountain Publick House to Support Georges River Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on Aug. 30, 2016, at 12:37 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hatchet Mountain Publick House, 42 Hatchet Mountain Rd, Hope, ME For more information: 207-763-4565; georgesriver.org/event/dining-cause/ Hope, ME –– Hatchet Mountain Publick House in Hope is offering an evening of dining to benefit Georges River Land Trust. Reservations are being accepted …
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Food Chain by Dick Kelly

Goal in Sight for Iconic Landscape

By Georges River Land Trust on July 28, 2016, at 4:52 p.m.
Rockland – Artist Dick Kelly wanted to provide support to the Georges River Land Trust’s Bridging Two Rivers conservation initiative in a way that might motivate others to give as well. The Spruce Head artist creates works in wood that are inspired by the natural world. The great blue heron …
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Hurricane Island History Tour and Exploration Offered as Land Trust Benefit

By Georges River Land Trust on July 28, 2016, at 4:51 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hurricane Island Foundation, Hurricane Island, leaving from Rockland, ME For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/hurricane-island-tour/ The public is invited to join host Susan St. John on an explorative and informative tour of Hurricane Island on Weds, Sep. 7. Tour tickets include …
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A benefit wine tasting in Rockland on July 31 will take you away to an afternoon in Italy.

Al Fresco Wine Tasting to Benefit Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on July 08, 2016, at 12:19 p.m.
Sunday, July 31, 2016 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Private Home, Masonic Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/vino-volo/ (Rockland, ME) – The public is invited to enjoy “Vino Volo, A Taste of Italy”, an exclusive wine tasting hosted by Sheri Jorden, of The Wine Seller, and her …
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Picture yourself enjoying this sunset and a fiesta - right in Union, ME – tickets are on sale now for a benefit Mexican dinner on Seven Tree Pond.

Lakefront Mexican Fiesta to Benefit Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on June 29, 2016, at 3:10 p.m.
Saturday, July 16, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Private Home, Seven Tree Pond, Union, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/mexican-fiesta/ (Union, ME) – The public is invited to purchase tickets for an exclusive Mexican fiesta to celebrate the beauty of the Georges River! The lakefront Mexican dinner will …
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The Schwartz's Gardens in Port Clyde will be the site of the new live raffle drawing at 4 p.m. on July 10.

New Offerings, Updated Procedure for July 10 Gardens in the Watershed Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on June 27, 2016, at 10:47 a.m.
Sunday, July 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: 7 Seaside Gardens, St. George peninsula, ME, Various locations, St. George, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/garden-tour/ After 24 years of successful tours, the all-volunteer Garden Tour committee at Georges River Land Trust has learned a few tricks and tips …
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Bridging Two Rivers project map of conserved lands.

A Natural Bridge Between Two Rivers

By Georges River Land Trust on June 27, 2016, at 10:40 a.m.
South Thomaston — Crossing onto the St. George peninsula on Route 131, sweeping views of “Georges River” are unobstructed by development and enlivened by the flutter of bobolinks and the trajectories of great blue herons, bald eagles and osprey over green hayfields. Just over the railroad tracks, 38 acres of …
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"Procession" by George Mason

Land Trust Artist in Residence Announces Culminating Show

By Georges River Land Trust on May 02, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/finalinstallation/ George Mason has been the George’s River Land Trust Artist in Residence since May of 2015, and has explored the Georges River watershed both on his own and …
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Kay Sullivan, Summer Day, pastel on paper, Winner of the “Jurors’ Choice Award” 2015

CALL FOR PLEIN AIR ARTISTS FOR 3rd ANNUAL WET PAINT ON THE WESKEAG!

By Georges River Land Trust on April 04, 2016, at 9:14 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: WET PAINT ON THE WESKEAG!, 81 Elm Street, South Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-691-0392; georgesriver.org/event/wet-paint-weskeag/ The Kelpie Gallery has begun accepting artist submissions for Wet Paint on the Weskeag!, the third annual juried Wet Paint benefit auction for the …
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Hartstone Inn Dinners to Support Georges River Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on March 22, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
Monday, April 4, 2016 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hartstone Inn, 41 Elm Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-236-4259; georgesriver.org/event/dining-donating-1/ Camden, ME –– For the second year in a row, The Hartstone Inn in Camden is offering evenings of Dining and Donating events at the Inn to benefit …
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L-R): Alvin Chase, former Board President of Georges River Land Trust; Annette Naegel, Conservation Program Manager; Gail Presley former Executive Director of Georges River Land Trust and Jim Robbins, President of the Board of Directors give a high-five to one of Bernard Langlais’s larger-than-life sculptures to celebrate the transfer of ownership of the Langlais Sculpture Preserve to Georges River Land Trust.

Langlais property in Cushing donated to Georges River Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on Nov. 18, 2015, at 12:07 p.m.
CUSHING, Maine — The Georges River Land Trust announced the donation of the studio and home of nationally renowned artist Bernard Langlais to the land trust by the Wisconsin-based Kohler Foundation. The Nov. 18 transfer of the 90-acre property to the land trust represents the culmination of three years of …
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Climate Change and Our Economy Discussion to Feature CIFF Screening of O’Chang Film

By Georges River Land Trust on Oct. 26, 2015, at 10:28 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: The Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, ME For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/climate-change-summit/ ROCKLAND, Maine – Georges River Land Trust is excited to announce a partnership with Camden International Film Festival as part of their new Sustainable Maine program. The …
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You can see Split Rock, a Volkswagen-sized glacial erratic on the 2015 Hike-a-Thon!

HIKE-A-THON TO SUPPORT THE GEORGES HIGHLAND PATH

By Georges River Land Trust on Sept. 02, 2015, at 1:16 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Thomaston Town Forest Trail, Booker Street, Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; GeorgesRiver.org/hike-a-thon Hike a new trail in Thomaston and raise money for the 50-mile Georges Highland Path trail network!Story continues below advertisement. Join the Georges River Land Trust for …
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Second Annual Art Auction to Benefit Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on July 30, 2015, at 4:17 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: The Kelpie Gallery, Elm St, S. Thomaston, ME For more information: 207-691-0392; thekelpiegallery.com/2015/06/wet-paint-on-the-weskeag-2015/ What began last year as an innovative idea with only a few weeks to pull off has blossomed into an annual fundraising event celebrating the beauty of …
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Art and Nature Enthusiasts Invited to Summer Installation and Field Work Days

By Georges River Land Trust on July 30, 2015, at 4:13 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Appleton Preserve, Rt 105, Appleton, ME For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/artist-residence-studio-tour/ On August 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., the public is invited to the Georges River Land Trust’s Appleton Preserve, where George Mason will present his …
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The Garden of Phyllis and Wes Daggett will provide a beautiful lunch spot by their farm pond on the July 12 tour.

Gardens in the Watershed Tour on July 12 – with a sneak peek!

By Georges River Land Trust on June 18, 2015, at 10:38 a.m.
Sunday, July 12, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Various Gardens, 5 Local Gardens, Warren, Thomaston, Cushing, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/garden-tour-tickets/ The eagerly awaited 24th annual Georges River Land Trust Gardens in the Watershed tour will take place on Sunday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 …
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Artist in Residence Studio Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on June 17, 2015, at 3:52 p.m.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: George Mason’s Art Studio, 123 Borland Hill Road, Damariscotta Mills, Maine For more information: georgesriver.org/event/artist-residence-studio-tour/ The Georges River Land Trust and K2 Family Foundation are pleased to introduce their 2015 artist in residence, George Mason of Damariscotta Mills. Mason is …
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Walk on the Wild(flower) Side

By Georges River Land Trust on May 27, 2015, at 9:41 a.m.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Thorndike Brook Trail, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org Georges River Land Trust and Coastal Mountains Land Trust are teaming up to host a walk to identify spring wildflowers along the beautiful Thorndike Brook Trail on Thursday, June 11, …
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Georges River Land Trust Earns National Recognition

By Georges River Land Trust on Dec. 19, 2014, at 10 a.m.
Georges River Land Trust has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. “We are very excited and honored to be receive this national recognition,” said Jim Robbins, Board President of Georges River Land Trust. “We are so grateful to …
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Port Clyde.

Pinhole Photography and Port Clyde Fishing Fleet on August 14

By Georges River Land Trust on July 21, 2014, at 3 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Georges River Land Trust, 8 N. Main St., Suite 200, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org While analogue photography is becoming a thing of the past, Toni Small continues to use black and white film to study the world …