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 […]

Join a GPMCT Work Party

Join us for a work party. 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.

Hiking with Sarah

On each of the upcoming weekends, wildlands expert Sarah LeVine is leading moderate Sunday hikes in the Wildlands and on Chapman Farm in North Bucksport. Check in with Sarah in advance for specific meeting places: sarahlevine5@gmail.com or 667-1293.

Give to the Great Outdoors!

Support wildlife habitat, hiking trails, and nature education in western Hancock County! Looking for a great holiday gift? How about a membership? Give Online, download a Membership Form, or go to our Ways of Giving Page to learn more!





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 […]

Join the Alewife Run—Paddle to Orland River Day June 30

Take the scenic route to the Orland River Day festivities Saturday, June 30—join the annual Alewife Run from Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery to Orland Village! Cheri Domina of Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust and Karen Francoeur ofCastine Kayak Adventures will lead canoers and kayakers from the Alamoosook Lake beach at 8 am sharp for a leisurely 3.5-mile (less than […]