Highland Farm by Jerry Monkman
Highland Farm by Jerry Monkman

News and Announcements

Recent and archived MLTN updates 

  • LMF Board Welcomes New Members June 3, 2019 - The Land for Maine’s Future board consists of nine individuals. Commissioners of three Departments, Marine Resources (DMR), Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF), and Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (DIFW) are joined by six public members who serve staggered four-year terms. In the first five months of the Mills Administration, the board has welcomed five new members.…
  • More than $5M Available through Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program May 31, 2019 - The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is seeking initial proposals for a new round of competitive grants from the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program, which TNC administers on behalf of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. More than $5 million will be available for award in 2019 for those seeking…
  • 2019 Conference Asks Questions, Seeks Answers April 29, 2019 - The 2019 Maine Land Conservation Conference, held on April 5 and 6, provided practical learning and inspiration for anyone passionate about the importance of green spaces in our communities and in our lives.
  • Burnham Martin Receives 2019 Espy Land Heritage Award April 24, 2019 - Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has named Burnham Martin as recipient of the 2019 Espy Land Heritage Award.
  • Four Coastal Maine Conservation Groups Opt for Joining Forces April 1, 2019 - Several months ago four organizations in midcoast Maine set off on a journey; now they exist as two effective land trusts


  • Land Trusts Celebrate the Season November 28, 2018 - Maine land trusts celebrate the holiday season in myriad ways this December, and invite you to join in the fun
  • New LMF Grants Boost Conservation, Recreation September 18, 2018 - For the first time since 2010, Maine’s award-winning Land for Maine’s Future (LMF) program grants voter-approved bond funds to land conservation projects around the state
  • Annual Gathering of Land Stewards September 18, 2018 - Thirty-five land stewards from all over Maine gather in Harpswell on Oct. 1st to share ideas, problem solve, and learn from collective expertise
  • Becoming Part of the Community Fabric September 18, 2018 - At their annual meeting, the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce presented the Community Service Organization of the Year award to the Damariscotta River Association
  • Diverse Task Force Forms to Develop Conservation Roadmap June 4, 2018 - Twenty individuals and organizations have formed a task force to shape the next generation of Maine land conservation, coming on the heels of three decades of unprecedented accomplishments
  • 35th Maine Land Conservation Conference Breaks the Mold April 4, 2018 - 35th annual Maine Land Conservation Conference was completely redesigned with different venue; 400 attended despite snow storm