Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust (GPMCT) and Downeast Audubon (DEA) are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving Hancock County. GPMCT is the land trust for northwestern Hancock County, managing the 4,500-acre Wildlands property in Orland. DEA, a chapter of Maine Audubon, seeks to educate and engage people, focusing on birds, wildlife and their habitats. Sharing a mission […]
Sunday, February 5, come out to Craig Brook Hatchery and the Wildlands Dead River property for a day of fun in the snow. Strap on your snowshoes (or creepers) for the annual 4.4-mile Wildlands Snowshoe Race at noon – or just enjoy a walk or ski of your choice! We’re working on a family snowshoe […]
It’s our Annual Appeal! Support wildlife habitat, recreational trails, clean water and working forests in western Hancock County – donate, join or renew your membership! Give Online, download a Membership Form, or go to our Ways of Giving Page to learn more! Memberships make a great gift, too – we’ll send a card, newsletter and Wildlands map to the recipient.
Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust honored David Doherty of Orland and Peter Keeney of Bar Harbor as 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year, at the land trust’s annual meeting July 10. The land trust recognized Doherty for his volunteer work rebuilding the Stuart Gross Trail on Orland’s Great Pond Mountain, and his participation in the Adopt-a-Path […]