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...

Skorapa wins Wildlands Snowshoe Run

ORLAND—Victor Skorapa, 21, of Freeport—a student at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine—bested a field of 17 runners to win the Wildlands Snowshoe Race on Sunday, Feb. 7. This winter’s run featured pleasant temperatures and softening snow—a big contrast to last season’s...

Cake and VanDongen win Wildlands Trail Run

Judson Cake of Bar Harbor was the overall winner of the 6.3-mile Wildlands Trail Run, held on a rainy fall Sunday, October 25. Cake, 37, ran the course up and over Oak and Flag Hills in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in 43:41. Andy Goupee of Dedham took 2nd overall...

Bylaws overhaul, new board members at July 12 Annual Meeting

At GPMCT’s Annual Meeting July 12, members will vote on revised bylaws and a new slate of board members and officers, and say goodbye to several board members terming out. Click HERE for an agenda! Departing board members include Ted Van Leer of Lexington, VA and...
Bucksport blueberry field, forest conserved

Bucksport blueberry field, forest conserved

Outdoor adventurers will have a new destination in Bucksport this year, now that GPMCT has received a stunning 65-acre forest and blueberry field on the town-abandoned Upper Long Pond Road. The property sits high on the north side of a ridge and contains a 5.5-acre...

Dalisio wins Snowshoe Race

Tony Dalisio of Waterville bested fifteen other runners to win the 13th annual Wildlands Snowshoe Race on Saturday, Feb. 14. Dalisio, 32, completed the brutally cold and snowy 4.9-mile course in 49 minutes, 7 seconds. He was followed by Victor Skorapa of Freeport,...