June 19, 2014. Sculptor Matt Foster, working with the Schoodic Institute Sculpture Symposium, met with members of Bucksport’s Flag Point Sculpture Committee to present a model of the sculpture that will grace Flag Point later this summer. The finished work will stand close to ten feet tall and… Read More
    May 8, 2014. In this photo, Sculptor Matt Foster meets with members of the Flag Point Sculpture Committee and others to answer questions and discuss details involved in creating and delivering a major sculpture to Bucksport later this year. Read More
    Saturday, May 17… Watch for warblers and explore the new bog bridging (courtesy of Eagle Scout Logan Cote) on this beautiful trail in the Wildlands. We’ll see lots of new beaver activity, wildflowers and moose sign, too! Meet Cheri Domina at the Wildlands North Gate (Bald Mtn. Read More
    Homing Pigeon Demonstration & Release, Sunday, May 11… Join Connie Tuller in the Wildlands at 1 pm to learn more about raising and training homing pigeons. Connie will bring several of her birds to the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands to show, and release to demonstrate their homing skills. Read More
    Want to learn to use cell phones and GPS devices to find hidden caches? Meet Geocacher James Emmert at the Great Pond Mountain Wildands’ Popple Grove (a short walk in from the South Gate on Rte. 1 near 176) at 1 pm. James will demonstrate various geocaching… Read More
    Want to see where wood frogs and spotted salamanders do their spring thing? Meet us at the Wildlands South Gate on Rte. 1, Orland, at 1 pm to carpool a couple miles to our 72-acre Linscott Conservation Easement, where we’ll hike in to explore a variety of… Read More
    ORLAND – Celebrate the first day of spring with us at our Equinox bonfire, Thursday, March 20, 6:30-8:30 pm. Come to the Wildlands South Gate on Rte. 1 and bring a chair, an instrument, a beverage or snack, and be prepared to hike one mile in on Valley… Read More
    ORLAND – Strap on your snowshoes Sunday, Feb. 2, at 12 noon for a 4.9-mile run or walk in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, starting at Craig Brook Nat’l Fish Hatchery on Hatchery Road. The route covers snowy dirt roads and some single track trails with plenty of… Read More
    Dave’s Tractor Services Get your Christmas Tree the old-fashioned way: bring family and friends to the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands from noon ’til three next Sunday (Dec. 8)for a hayride, bonfire, hot cocoa and goodies. Cut your own wild, open-grown balsam fir for… Read More
    Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust (GPMCT) and Frenchman Bay Conservancy (FBC) are combining trail races in 2013 to create the Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Challenge. These races will be held one weekend apart in 2013, with the GPMCT Wildlands Trail Race Sunday, October 27 and the FBC… Read More
    In the weeks ahead, Great Pond Trust President, Sarah LeVine, will be leading regular Saturday morning hikes in the Wildlands. All ages are welcome. Participants will meet at the South Gate at 10 AM and carpool to the designated trailhead. Saturday August 10: Short hike. Hothole Pond… Read More
    ORLAND, Maine – – Saturdays in July and August, Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust President Sarah LeVine will lead a hike in the 4,500-acre Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, meeting at the Wildlands’ South Gate (Rte. 1) at 10 am. Longer hikes (4+ miles) will alternate weekly with short… Read More
    ORLAND – Saturdays in July and August, Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust President Sarah LeVine will lead a hike in the 4,500-acre Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, meeting at the Wildlands’ South Gate (Rte. 1) at 10 am. Longer hikes (4+ miles) will alternate weekly with short hikes (2… Read More
    Nightbirds of the Wildlands, Sunday, June 2. Join Downeast Audubon to witness woodcock, nighthawks and whip-poor-wills coming alive at dusk in the Wildlands. Meet at 7 p.m. at South Gate on Route 1 in Orland to carpool in. Call 664-4400 or e-mail deaudubon@gmail.com to pre-register. DEA members free/others… Read More
    Birding Silver Lake, Saturday, May 25. Join Cheri Domina for a two-hour paddling adventure on Bucksport’s Silver Lake, to enjoy warblers, waterbirds and fishing osprey. Meet at 7 am at the boat landing on Silver Lake Road and bring sun & bug protection, canoe or kayak, life jackets. Read More