GPMCT purchases Hay Ledges, Orland donates swamp

This winter, GPMCT has added two more pieces of land to the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands – one a gift from the Town of Orland, and another part of a campaign to close the gap between the two tracts of the Wildlands. Both parcels will be put into Tree Growth tax status and managed as […]

New wildlife meadows created

Visitors to the Dead River side of the Wildlands will notice some spectacular new views of Dead River and Alamoosook Lake this year. GPMCT received cost-share funds in 2011 from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service’s WHIP (Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program) to create three openings of 6-7 acres each on the 875-acre Dead River side […]

Maine Championship Snowshoe Race Coverage

Thanks to Peter Keeney, Jen Riefler and many volunteers, this year’s snowless Maine State Championship Snowshoe race in the Wildlands was an event nonetheless. Read our Snowshoe Race press release and view race photos in our Gallery. Also see articles on the Snowshoe Race from the Ellsworth American and Portland Press Herald

Annual Report 2011

Check out our Annual Report 2011 for a great article on David Gross, new board members, our list of donors for last fiscal year, and more.

Mountain Ear Fall/Winter 2011

Click Here to read the Fall issue of the Mountain Ear as a pdf!

Wildlands hiking featured in Portland Press Herald

Read this article, Hiking: Try not to miss Great Pond Mountain Wildlands from the Portland Press Herald, Sept. 25, 2011

Mountain Ear Summer 2011

Click here to download the summer 2011 Mountain Ear newsletter.

Volunteers plant chestnuts in the Wildlands

Volunteers from the Narramissic Valley Friends and GPMCT have been working with our forester to plant a chestnut grove in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands. Read this article by Rich Hewitt that appeared in the June 2, 2011 Bangor Daily News.

KidsPeace in the Wildlands

Read this article on KidsPeace Kids Give Back in the Woods from the Ellsworth American’s Fenceviewer, August 11, 2010