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Somerset Woods Trustees

Kennebec Banks Rest Area

Skowhegan Gorge & River Walk Trail

Nature's Roorchak

Contact Information

Main Contact

  • Nancy Williams, Executive Director
  • P.O. Box 833
  • Skowhegan, ME 04976
  • Phone: 207-660-1066 
  • Email:

    Alternate Contact

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

To protect lands in Somerset County that have significant natural or cultural resources and manage them in a sustainable way for public benefit.


Somerset County

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 1.00
  • Membership: 11
  • Annual Meeting: August
  • Newsletter: yes, published 4 time(s) annually.
  • Acres owned: 933
  • Number of Parcels: 27
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 653
  • Number of Parcels: 8
  • Founded: 1927
  • Allow use of Kennebec riverside land by DOC and by DOT for a boat landing and a picnic area/historic site
  • Allow use of land by the Town of Skowhegan for a Little League ball field
  • Allow use of lands for┬áseveral multi-purpose trail systems in the Skowhegan downtown area
  • Work with IF&W to protect bald eagle nest site
  • Protect archaeological resources on several parcels
  • Preserve scenic qualities of gateway to Skowhegan along Kennebec River
  • Protect a vernal pool
  • Work with Maine Audubon to manage a parcel under the Focus Species - Community Forest Project
  • Protect a rare Ram's Head Orchid in partnership with the Maine Wildflower Society
  • Providing 2-acres of field for heritage seed cultivation with the Maine Grain Alliance

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