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3 More Maine Trusts Earn Accreditation

Last month three more land trusts from Maine - Bangor Land Trust, Cape Elizabeth Land Trust and Medomack Valley Land Trust - earned accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, bringing the total in the state to 21.  Read more.

Portland Press Herald Reports on Revelations at LMF's March Meeting

At yesterday's Land for Maine's Future (LMF) board meeting, a LePage administration official confirmed that the governor is withholding $11.4 million in bonds for the LMF program. Read the article.

BDN Blog Questions Governor's Position on LMF

In his Outdoor News column for the Bangor Daily News, George Smith questioned the Governor for withholding voter approved funds for the Land for Maine's Future Program. Read more.

Featured Conservation Story

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Becoming Part of the Community Fabric

Submitted by Damariscotta River Association - At the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, the Chamber presented their Community Service Organization of the Year award to the Damariscotta River Association (DRA). The award is given to one organization in the greater Damariscotta region each year “For enhancing the community by adding to the well-being and quality of life in the region.”

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Land Trust News

Governor LePage Withholding Land Conservation Funding

March 10, 2015

For the second time in three years, Governor Paul LePage is holding up voter-approved bond funds from the State’s Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) Program.

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Governor's Budget Targets Nonprofits

January 28, 2015

Governor LePage’s proposed 2016/2017 biennial budget includes provisions that will negatively impact the work of Maine’s land trusts and the state’s broader nonprofit community.

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