Articles by Georges River Land Trust

 
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Georges River Land Trust seeks Seasonal Trails Manager

By Georges River Land Trust on March 25, 2016, at 1:15 p.m.
The Georges River Land Trust is now hiring a Seasonal Trails Manager to design, construct and maintain hiking trails throughout the watershed area. Ability to work in collaboration with others, skill with hand tools and outdoor experience required. Full-time, seasonal position (May – October). Send cover letter and resume to …
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Easement Closing at Dragon Products, (left to right) Michael Martunas, Dragon Products Environmental Manager;  Annette Naegel, Georges River Land Trust Conservation Program Manager; Ray DeGrass, Dragon Products Plant Manager; Jim Robbins, Georges River Land Trust Board President and Pam Dewell, Georges River Land Trust Executive Director

St. George riverfront conserved by land trust

By Georges River Land Trust on March 02, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
WARREN — Thirty-eight acres of undeveloped forestland bordering the prominent “gooseneck” bend in the St. George River in Warren is now conserved by the Georges River Land Trust as a permanent asset to the Warren community and surrounding area. Working with Dragon Products Company, the conservation easement prevents sub-division and …
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Animal Tracking with Georges River Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on Feb. 18, 2016, at 1:58 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Georges River Land Trust, 8 NO. MAIN STREET, SUITE 200, ROCKLAND, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org Please join Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) on Saturday, February 27th from 10 am to noon for an animal tracking expedition at its …
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Winter tracks at the Appleton Preserve

Animal Tracking with Georges River Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on Feb. 16, 2016, at 11:18 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Georges River Land Trust, 8 NO. MAIN STREET, SUITE 200, ROCKLAND, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org Please join Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) on Saturday, February 27th from 10 am to noon for an animal tracking expedition at its …
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Holiday history and caroling party with land trust at the Knox Museum

By Georges River Land Trust on Nov. 19, 2015, at 3:23 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: General Henry Knox Museum, 30 High St, Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org THOMASTON, Maine — Let the holiday spirit shine through by joining the Georges River Land Trust and the General Henry Knox Museum for caroling and holiday …
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Georges River Land Trust Volunteer Celebration December 1 at Landing Gallery

By Georges River Land Trust on Nov. 19, 2015, at 3:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Landing Gallery, 409 Main Street, ROCKLAND, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org Georges River Land Trust Volunteer Celebration December 1 at Landing GalleryStory continues below advertisement. The Georges River Land Trust will celebrate and honor the many volunteers who contribute …
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Clarry Hill Watershed Divide Hike Event to Benefit Land Trusts

By Georges River Land Trust on Oct. 07, 2015, at 1:53 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Georges River Land Trust, 8 North Main Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org Join Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) and Medomak Valley Land Trust (MVLT) on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 9:00 – 11:00 am for a hike …
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Pepper Hill Farm Equestrian Event to Benefit Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on Sept. 10, 2015, at 4:35 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Georges River Land Trust, 8 North Main Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org (ROCKLAND, ME) – Join Georges River Land Trust from 4 – 6 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Pepper Hill Farm for an in …
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Land Trust Announces New Vehicle Donation Program

By Georges River Land Trust on Aug. 13, 2015, at 11:29 a.m.
Georges River Land Trust is pleased to announce the launching of a vehicle donation program in partnership with Eastern Tire & Auto Service in Rockland. All proceeds from the sale of donated vehicles will support local land protection, nature education, and the 50-mile Georges Highland Path trail system. Eastern Tire …
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Ron Frontin Painting and Print For Sale to Support Conservation

By Georges River Land Trust on July 27, 2015, at 11:38 a.m.
Georges River Land Trust is pleased to offer two Ronald Frontin artworks for sale to benefit the conservation programs of the Land Trust. These two sibling pieces are currently on display at the Landing Gallery, 409 Main Street, open daily from 11 am to 5 pm. Ronald Frontin is a …
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Photographing in the Weskeag Marsh.

Photo Presentation of Weskeag Wildlife to Benefit Georges River Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on June 18, 2015, at 4:14 p.m.
Georges River Land Trust presents Wild Weskeag Through the Lens, a lecture and presentation with Don Reimer and Karl Gerstenberger at the Ocean View Grange in Tenants Harbor on Thursday, July 9 at 4:30 p.m. The presentation will be accompanied by wine and appetizers. This event is part of Georges …
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Jim Robbins leads a tour of Robbins Lumber.

Robbins Sawmill Tour to Benefit Land Trust

By Georges River Land Trust on May 21, 2015, at 4:21 p.m.
(ROCKLAND, ME) – Join Georges River Land Trust on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 for an Insider’s Tour of Robbins Lumber, in Searsmont, ME. This sawmill tour, the next event in our Revelry for the River Series, will give you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at one of the most modern sawmills …
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Land Trust Announces Alewife Walk and Talk by Local Naturalist Don Reimer

By Georges River Land Trust on May 04, 2015, at 12:37 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Payson Park, Route 90, Warren, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org Land Trust Announces Alewife Walk and Talk by Local NaturalistStory continues below advertisement. (ROCKLAND, ME) – Join Don Reimer, local naturalist, in a walk from Payson Park in Warren …
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GOURMET DINING and DONATING for GEORGES RIVER LAND TRUST

By Georges River Land Trust on April 20, 2015, at 3:25 p.m.
The Hartstone Inn in Camden extends an invitation to the supporters of Georges River Land Trust for a night out to benefit conservation efforts. Make your dinner reservation for May 4, 2015, and 50% of your dinner bill will be donated to the Land Trust. If you can’t make it …
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Land Trust Announces “A Field Guide to Other People’s Trees” – Author Reading and Book Signing

By Georges River Land Trust on April 14, 2015, at 10:23 a.m.
(ROCKLAND, ME) – Local author Margot Anne Kelley will read from her new book, “A Field Guide to Other People’s Trees” at the Cellardoor Winery Villa in Rockport on Saturday, May 2 at 3 pm. Wine tasting and light refreshments will be served at the Villa at 47 West Street, …
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Celebrate Earth Day with Georges River Land Trust and the Strand Theatre

By Georges River Land Trust on April 07, 2015, at 2:52 p.m.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org (ROCKLAND, ME) Georges River Land Trust and the Strand Theatre in Rockland are teaming up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Starting at 1:00 pm, “meet” …
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Land Trust Announces Native Bees: A Magical Mystery Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on April 07, 2015, at 2:49 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hope Town Library, 443 Camden Road, Hope, ME For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org (ROCKLAND, ME) – Gardener and Photographer Amy Campbell will use vibrant and colorful photos to introduce you to some of Maine’s important and indigenous bee species as …
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Harry Goodridge offering Andre the seal a snack!

GEORGES RIVER LAND TRUST ANNOUNCES FILM: THE SEAL WHO CAME HOME FOLLOWED BY Q & A

By Georges River Land Trust on March 19, 2015, at 11:08 a.m.
Land Trust Announces Last Movie and Munchies on Monday in Winter Series (ROCKLAND, ME)— The Georges River Land Trust and The Highlands Coffee House, are hosting the last film of their winter series at 6:30 PM on Monday, April 6, 2015. The final movie screening is: THE SEAL WHO CAME …
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Georges River Land Trust Announces Maine Masters on Mondays Film Series

By Georges River Land Trust on Feb. 18, 2015, at 1:33 p.m.
ROCKLAND, ME)— The Georges River Land Trust and The Highlands Coffee House, are hosting a MAINE MASTERS ON MONDAYS film series. This exciting series of films celebrate the local artists that have long been inspired by the natural beauty that living in Maine evokes. Films screen at 6:30 PM on …
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Georges River Land Trust-Revelry for the River event: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on Feb. 18, 2015, at 1:29 p.m.
For more than 30 years, Lie-Nielsen Toolworks has been manufacturing exquisite hand woodworking tools right here in Warren, Maine. Their tools regularly receive the highest ratings in woodworking publications both in the United States and internationally. Learn the fascinating history of the company, and see the casting, milling, and assembly …