Trail Race Through The Wildlands

Trail Race Through The Wildlands

Trail Races through Wild Maine Landscapes A coalition of six Downeast conservation organizations is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Downeast Conservation Trail Race Series. Hosted by local non-profit organizations working to conserve Downeast Maine’s natural...
Meet our new Board candidates…

Meet our new Board candidates…

Four new interim board members joined our board this fall and winter, and you’ll have the opportunity to confirm their membership at our July 9 annual meeting. John Barlow of Orland joined the board in November, and hosted a weekend of Christmas tree cutting to...
Two land trusts create Penobscot Shore Preserve

Two land trusts create Penobscot Shore Preserve

Prospect—On March 29, thanks to a successful collaboration with Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust, Coastal Mountains Land Trust established its most northerly preserve in Prospect, Maine. The new Penobscot Shore Preserve is made up of two parcels—16 and 31...
Skorapa, Clarke win Wildlands Snowshoe Run Feb. 19

Skorapa, Clarke win Wildlands Snowshoe Run Feb. 19

Victor Skorapa, 22, of Freeport led a pack of 15 runners to win the Wildlands Snowshoe Run on Sunday, Feb. 19, for the second year in a row. Sun and temperatures near 50 F meant t-shirts and well-packed snow on the scenic 4.4-mile course. Skorapa, a student at Maine...
Goupee, VanDongen win Wildlands Trail Run

Goupee, VanDongen win Wildlands Trail Run

Andy Goupee of Dedham and Jennifer VanDongen of Bar Harbor led the pack over the finish line in the Wildlands Trail Run Sunday, October 30. Fifty-six runners from around the state turned out for the first race in the 2016 Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Series, a...

Doherty, Keeney are Volunteers of the Year

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...