Time to register for Rally in Denver!
Rally 2017 will be held in Denver, Colorado, on October 26th through 28th. Discounts are available through August 28. Don't miss out!
Land for Maine’s Future Board Issues Call for New Proposals
The Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) Board announces a Call for Proposals for land conservation projects, with approximately $4.5 million in LMF funds available for new projects. Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 PM, September 1, 2017. All proposals must be sponsored by one of the following state agencies: Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife or Maine Historic Preservation Commission. For information contact: Sarah Demers, Director, Land for Maine’s Future Program, 207-287-7576.
Upcoming Regional Meetings & Workshops
- Saturday, Oct 14th, 2017
SAVE THE DATE: Forestry Day at Hidden Valley Nature Center
Recents Job Posts
- President and Chief Executive Officer, Schoodic Institute
- Executive Director, Mahoosuc Land Trust
- Development Director, Maine Farmland Trust
- Midcoast Conservancy, Outdoor Adventure Intern (Part-time Seasonal)
- Digital Campaigner, Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Program, U.S. PIRG
Featured Conservation Story
On June 19, the Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) Coalition announced two new ways the public can enjoy LMF-conserved properties, and discover some great places to visit time and time again. This summer marks the 30th Anniversary of this incredibly successful program.
Land Trust News
July 13, 2017
The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT), headquartered in Bath, has won Down East magazine’s 2017 “Readers’ Choice” award as “Best Land Trust” in Maine. Held annually, the magazine’s competition solicits nominations from readers; winners are selected by thousands of Down East readers.
May 25, 2017
Our efforts paid off! Over the past two days, both bodies of the Maine Legislature considered LD 727, a bill that called for the elimination of tax exemption eligibility for land trusts. Fortunately, both the House and Senate strongly opposed the measure.