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Announcements

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

Annual Conference Marked by High Energy and Record Participation

Energy seemed to be particularly high at this year’s Maine Land Conservation Conference, held April 24th and 25th in Brunswick, Topsham and Woolwich. Perhaps it was that we were finally getting out after such a long, cold winter…or maybe efforts to mobilize against recent legislative threats had us in high gear.

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Land Trust News

Dr. Owen Grumbling Recognized with Espy Land Heritage Award

April 28, 2015

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has named Dr. Owen Grumbling as recipient of the 2015 Espy Land Heritage Award. Each year MCHT presents the award to an individual, organization, or coalition for exemplary conservation efforts in Maine.

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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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