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Western Foothills Land Trust

Witt Swamp, Norway. 141-acre fee ownership

Marshall Pond, Oxford. 563-acre easment

Roberts Farm Preserve, Norway (2007) 165 acres

Contact Information

Main Contact

  • Lee Dassler, Executive Director
  • P.O. Box 107
  • Norway, ME 04268
  • Phone: 207-739-2124 |  FAX: 207-739-2124
  • Email:

    Alternate Contact

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

Western Foothills Land Trust is dedicated to the conservation and protection of native ecosystems, farm and forestlands, watersheds, and scenic landscapes for the benefit of wild and human communities in western Maine.


Buckfield Hartford Hebron Norway Otisfield Oxford Paris Sumner Waterford West Paris

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 1.00
  • Membership: 250
  • Annual Meeting: August
  • Newsletter: Western Foothills Land Trust Newsletter
  • Acres owned: 2,019.5
  • Number of Parcels: 12
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 3,768
  • Number of Parcels: 30
  • Founded: 1987
  • 5th Satruday Norway Contra Dance Series throughout the year. 
  • Winter at Roberts Farm Preserve: biathlon, snow shoe races, snow shoe festival,  nordic event, nordic after-school program. 
  • Spring: bird count.
  • Summer: 5k series, triathlon. 
  • Fall: lakes canoe.

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