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Maine Voices: Don’t wait until after it’s gone to protect our public land

"With each passing year, more and more private land in Maine becomes closed to public access. Our farms, forests, sledding hills, clam flats, fishing holes, beaches, hunting spots, mountain trails, ponds, islands, community garden plots, waterfalls and other treasures remain vulnerable to “no trespassing” signs." Read the editorial by Tim Glidden

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Featured Conservation Story

Celebrating a Century of Conservation and Looking to the Future

The creation of Acadia National Park is often noted as a significant landmark in what we might today refer to as Maine’s Conservation Movement. It’s impossible to visit there and not be impacted by the beauty of the place, but also by the foresight it took to conceive of a National Park. Think about it: the world was a very different place a hundred years ago. Many people could not have imagined that this country wasn’t big enough to accommodate unlimited growth and development. Thanks goodness some could.

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Land Trust News

Your Input Needed on Land Trust Standards & Practices

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.

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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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