Community Conservation to Air on Maine Public Television
A new documentary by Mainer Mark Ireland featuring four outstanding Maine land trusts, aptly named Community Conservation, will air twice on Maine Public Television - Thursday, May 25th, at 10pm, and Saturday, May 27th, at 11am. Watch the trailer.
Your Help Needed - Ask Your Legislators to Vote Against LD 727 and 1521
It is critical for the land trust community to stand together and let Maine legislators know that these bills aren’t fair, won’t solve the problem of rising property taxes for Maine’s residents, and would impact the good work of land trusts across the state. Read more.
Upcoming Regional Meetings & Workshops
- Thursday, Jun 29th, 2017
Protection of Climate Corridors: Supporting a Diversity of Plants and Wildlife in a Changing Climate
- Saturday, Oct 14th, 2017
SAVE THE DATE: Forestry Day at Hidden Valley Nature Center
Recents Job Posts
- Lands Transactions & Stewardship Manager, Upper Saco Valley Land Trust
- Senior Policy & Advocacy Specialist, Maine Audubon
- State Director - Northern New England, The Trust for Public Land
- Executive Director, Northeast Wilderness Trust
- Executive Director, Georges River Land Trust
Featured Conservation Story
Effective signage and interpretive information is a key component of conservation land stewardship, enabling visitors to appreciate the beauty and value of the natural lands they enjoy. It can also be a key teaching opportunity. That’s the purpose behind the Ed Meadows Conservation Fund…
Land Trust News
May 05, 2017
There is growing and troubling support in Augusta for two bills that would end tax exemption eligibility for land trusts in Maine: LD 727 and LD 1521 (details below). In the past, similar bills have been unanimously defeated in committee, but this week LD 727 received support from four members of the Taxation Committee.
July 12, 2016
The Land Trust Alliance is currently leading a collaborative process to revise Land Trust Standards and Practices to reflect changes in the legal and operational environment of the land trust community over the past 10 years.