Articles by Gail Presley

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Port Clyde.

Pinhole Photography and Port Clyde Fishing Fleet on August 14

By Gail Presley 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; While analogue photography is becoming a thing of the past, Toni Small continues to use black and white film to study the world …
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Blue pool and sycamore, Novelty, Ohio.

Artist in Residence Walk along St. George River

By Gail Presley on June 19, 2014, at 12:40 p.m.
The question is not what you look at, but what you see – Henry David Thoreau Rockland, Maine – Henry David Thoreau could have been writing about the artistic process of photographer Barbara Bosworth. Bosworth, Georges River Land Trust’s 2014 artist in residence will lead a “deep looking” walk along …
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Eastern Tire Sales to Aid Conservation

By Gail Presley on Sept. 04, 2013, at 8:43 a.m.
Eastern Tire Inc. in Rockland will donate $5 to Georges River Land Trust for every Michelin tire sold between 8/22 and 9/24. “We are so grateful to Eastern Tire for their long term commitment to local conservation through generous sponsorships, innovative fundraisers like this, and volunteer service,” said Gail Presley, …
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Special crossword constructed by Ned White whose puzzles have appeared in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

Land Trust Announces “Spring Fling” Crossword Puzzle Contest

By Gail Presley on April 11, 2013, at 11:42 a.m.
(ROCKLAND)— The Georges River Land Trust announces a special serialized three-week “Spring Fling” crossword puzzle contest, for members and nonmembers alike. Contestants will have a chance to win great prizes by being the first to mail in the correct puzzle solution, including an appropriate title. The contest is available for …
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Greg Mort (center) congratulates Georges River Land Trust Board President Alvin Chase (left) and Executive Director Gail Presley (right) for GRLT’s recognition as the recipient of The Art of Stewardship 2012 Award.

Georges River Land Trust Receives 2012 The Art of Stewardship Award

By Gail Presley on July 26, 2012, at 4:42 p.m.
The Georges River Land Trust has been selected as the recipient of The Art of Stewardship 2012 Recognition Award by The Art of Stewardship, a private foundation established by the Greg Mort family. This award is made annually to an organization or individual that exemplifies the mission of The Art …
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Georges River Land Trust is raffling a signed, framed, and remarqued print of Greg Mort's "Stewardship."

Land trust to raffle artist’s print

By Gail Presley on July 13, 2012, at 9:22 a.m.
PORT CLYDE, Maine — Artist Greg Mort has donated a special print to the Georges River Land Trust that embodies its mission. The Trust will raffle a signed and framed print of “Stewardship” with a one-of-a-kind remarque by Mort. Valued at $625, raffle tickets are $50 and are available at …
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Gardens in the Watershed Tour July 15

By Gail Presley on July 09, 2012, at 2:30 p.m.
[as a caption to the photo] A bit of southern charm in a northern retreat – This is one of seven gardens featured at the Georges River Land Trust’s Gardens in the Watershed tour this Sunday, July 15, in Spruce Head and Rockland. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 …
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Breakwater Vineyards grows nine varieties of grapes.

Georges River Land Trust to host vineyard tour, wine tasting

By Gail Presley on May 04, 2012, at 10:58 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — In honor of its 25th anniversary, Georges River Land Trust has organized Revelry for the River, a yearlong celebration including 18 special events. The land trust will partner with Breakwater Vineyards in Owls Head to host a special tour and tasting 5-7 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The …
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