News and Updates

LMF Board Welcomes New Members

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…

More than $5M Available through Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program

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…

2019 Conference Asks Questions, Seeks Answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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