Articles by Colin Brown

 
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Downeast Lakes Land Trust Acquires The West Grand Lake Community Forest

By Colin Brown on July 01, 2016, at 9:28 a.m.
The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the 21,870 acre West Grand Lake Community Forest (WGLCF), completing an eight-year, $19.4 million campaign and fulfilling a 370,000 acre community-led conservation vision in the Downeast Lakes region. The land was purchased from The Lyme Timber Company …
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12th Annual West Grand Lake Race

By Colin Brown on June 14, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Downeast Lakes Land Trust, 4 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org The Downeast Lakes Land Trust is thrilled to host the 12th Annual West Grand Lake Race!Story continues below advertisement. All non-motorized water craft are …
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The Downeast Lakes 5-Miler

By Colin Brown on June 14, 2016, at 9:47 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Downeast Lakes Land Trust, 4 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org Downeast Lakes Land Trust is proud to host Baxter Outdoors for the New England Trail Run Series, the third annual Downeast Lakes 5-Miler. In …
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DLLT Book Series: “Postcards From Here”

By Colin Brown on June 08, 2016, at 12:04 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org On Friday, August 26th, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome local author, Penny Guisinger, for a presentation on her new …
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Land trust to host its 15th anniversary celebration and outdoor film premiere

By Colin Brown on June 08, 2016, at 11:05 a.m.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream ballfield, , Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM — Downeast Lakes Land Trust will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a community party 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at  Grand Lake Stream …
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Medicinal Plant Walk & Workshop

By Colin Brown on June 07, 2016, at 12:57 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org On Wednesday, August 10th, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to be hosting a “Medicinal Plant Walk and Workshop.” Amy Zipperer will …
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Moonlight Paddle on Big Musquash Stream

By Colin Brown on June 07, 2016, at 10:39 a.m.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Downeast Lakes Land Trust, 4 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM — Go on a moonlight flatwater paddle on Big Musquash Stream with Downeast Lakes Land Trust education and outreach Manager Colin …
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Serious Skills for Boys and Girls series begins July 7 in Grand Lake Stream

By Colin Brown on May 25, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Thursday, Aug. …
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Explorations and Adventures

By Colin Brown on May 25, 2016, at 3:26 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. …
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Race For Grand Lake Stream

By Colin Brown on May 25, 2016, at 2:28 p.m.
Monday, July 4, 2016 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Downeast Lakes Land Trust, 4 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org As part of the Grand Lake Stream, America 4th of July Celebrations, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to host the 7th annual …
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DLLT Photography Show and Presentation

By Colin Brown on May 12, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.
Friday, June 24, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org In honor of the first ever Downeast Lakes Land Trust Photo Contest, we are proud to be hosting a “DLLT Photography Show and …
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Downeast Lakes Land Trust Book Series: “The President’s Salmon”

By Colin Brown on May 12, 2016, at 9:35 a.m.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: (207) 796 – 2100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM — For the first summer book program, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome Catherine …
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Grand Lake Stream plans second annual Community and Forest Clean-up

By Colin Brown on April 12, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM — The Downeast Lakes Land Trust and the Grand Lake Stream ATV Club will hold its second annual Community and …
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Downeast Lakes Land Trust to hold community meeting and forest tour

By Colin Brown on April 07, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM — Downeast Lakes Land Trust staff will give an an introduction to land trust and a presentation of recent and …
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Spring Break Kids Hike

By Colin Brown on April 06, 2016, at 3:07 p.m.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream Dam, Shaw Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org/events/spring-break-kids-hike/ Looking to get the kids out of the house on spring vacation? Join Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s Education and Outreach Manager Colin Brown for a …
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“Big Night” Amphibian Walk

By Colin Brown on March 21, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
Friday, April 1, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, ME For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org/events/big-night-amphibian-walk/ Every year in April, countless species of amphibians welcome the arrival of spring with what’s known in naturalist circles as the “big night.” …
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Furbearer Presentation in Grand Lake Stream

By Colin Brown on March 04, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream Town Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org On April 21st, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IF&W) State furbearer biologist Cory Mosby for …
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Land trust, rod and gun club to host introduction to ice fishing – CANCELLED

By Colin Brown on Jan. 07, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org Due to unsafe ice conditions, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.Story continues below advertisement. For information, …
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Backyard boildown and pancake brunch set for March 27

By Colin Brown on Dec. 17, 2015, at 2:39 p.m.
Sunday, March 20, 2016 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM, Maine — In late March, as the days grow slightly longer, sap pushes skyward from the roots to give lifeblood …
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Musical group to sing historic riverdriver songs in Grand Lake Stream

By Colin Brown on Dec. 17, 2015, at 2:26 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream, Maine For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org GRAND LAKE STREAM, Maine — The Downeast Lakes Land Trust will host the musical group, From Away Downeast, at 1 p.m. Saturday, March …