Box and Brew Challenge

Box and Brew Challenge, October 1  – November 30th, 2018  Find 8 of the 16 Letterboxes on the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands and get a 10% discount on all Mason’s menu items, redeemable until November 30th, 2018! Details    

New Hiking / Paddling/ Mountain Biking Adventure Race

The Wildlands Adventure Challenge will take place for the first time on Saturday, October 6, 2018. A beginners’ race will give those new to adventure racing a fun, gentle introduction to the sport. The beginners’ race will last between one and three hours and will include hiking and canoeing in provided boats. For those seeking […]

Wildlands Trail Race Oct. 28th

GPMCT’s Wildlands Race, Sunday, October 28 and the FBC Autumn Trail Race on November 4 are stand-alone races, but both can be entered as the Double Trouble Race. Both races are also part of the Downeast Conservation Trail Race Series At GPMCT’s Wildlands Race features two courses: a two-mile fun run and a 6.3-mile challenge. Online registration closes […]

Hike with Sarah on Sunday

Experienced Wildlands explorer Sarah LeVine will lead a hike on Sunday, Sept. 9th at Oak Hill. Check in with Sarah in advance for specifics: sarahlevine5@gmail.com or 667-1293. Oak Hill is about a 3-hour hike. If you haven’t gone on one of Sarah’s Sunday hikes this summer, give it a try!

GPMCT Work Party This Friday

Join us for a work party at Old Chapman Farm on Friday, Sept. 7th from 9am-noon. Meet other great people, get some exercise, and help improve the trails. We’ll cut encroaching branches, smooth rough spots, and control water flow. All tools provided. FMI: Steward Shawn Mercer (207)322-6725.

Sacred Places Concert for the Wildlands

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 8that 7pm for the Sacred Places Concert to benefit the Wildlands. Local songwriters will share their songs and stories about their connection to nature and conservation.The concert will take place at the Bald Mountain Community Center, 1287 Bald Mountain Road in North Orland. Suggested donation: $10 each, $25 for families. […]

Citizen Science Training August 23rd

Come to Miles Lane Trails at 10:00 on August 23rd and learn how to participate in a local citizen science project. Along with the Schoodic Institute, Earthwatch, and GPMCT staff, you’ll hear about international research being done in our area on the arrival of migratory birds and the timing of fruit development. For more information […]

GPMCT Annual Meeting August 16th

The Trust is celebrating 25 years of conservation, 1993-2018. Join us Thursday, August 16, 2018 in the Great Meadow in the Wildlands, Orland, Maine at 4pm. No RSVP required. We’ll hold a short business meeting, followed by bluegrass music with Dick Bowden’s Flying Circus. Wine, beer and finger food will be provided. The Great Meadow […]

South Gate opens June 22

On Friday, June 22, the second day of summer, we’ll be opening the South Gate for vehicle access for the first time this year. The Gate will be open during the day on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the end of October. This year, the North Gate, on the Bald Mountain Road in North will […]

New bike loop construction

This past spring the Bald Mt. Community Center,  the Penobscot Region New England Mountain Bike Association, and GPMCT jointly hosted a trail building school.  About 30 participants spent the morning in the classroom and the afternoon  constructing GPMCT’s first mountain bike trail. Several other land trusts were represented and PR-NEMBA provided much of the human […]