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Orono Land Trust

Celebrating Sally Jacob's life and contributions at her Stillwater River Memorial

A large snapping turtle sunning itself at Piney Knoll Conservation Area

UMaine students working on the trails on Maine Day

Contact Information

Main Contact

  • Pat Thompson, President
  • PO Box 4
  • Orono, ME 04473-0004
  • Phone: 207-866-4892 
  • Email:

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

The Orono Land Trust exists to protect, manage and preserve portions of the natural environment in Orono and surrounding communities for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations. We work to balance conservation and development, extend and maintain trail systems connecting natural areas, encourage appreciation of natural habitats, and ensure perpetual access to public lands and waters.


Orono, Veazie, Old Town and other communities of Penobscot County

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 0.00
  • Membership: 230
  • Annual Meeting: March
  • Newsletter: OLT Newsletter, published 4 time(s) annually.
  • Acres owned: 632
  • Number of Parcels: 14
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 657
  • Number of Parcels: 9
  • Founded: 1986
  • Lead hikes and ski trips
  • Participate in Orono Festival
  • Nature Walks for after-school program
  • Maintain town's recreation trails
  • Involved in outdoor classroom for Project Learning Tree
  • Works with developers and planning board to preserve and expand trail system and critical areas

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