News and Updates
We are now accepting workshop proposals in all topic areas for the 2020 Maine Land Conservation Conference
Last week, Governor Mills announced the membership of the Maine Climate Council.
In late August, the Legislature failed to enact an LMF Bond for the voters to consider this November. While clearly a setback, this is not the end of the story. LMF supporters will bring a bond proposal back in January 2020 and continue to press to see it sent to the voters, perhaps as early as June 2020.
Coastweek is a national celebration of our coastal resources, as well as a part of the one-day International Coastal Cleanup.
In Maine, the annual Coastal Cleanup is the biggest volunteer event in the state.
Last weekend, Cape Elizabeth Land Trust and painter Eric Hopkins partnered to celebrate love of place. Hopkins, known for his aerial depictions of the islands and ocean, talked about his commitment to preserving public access to the Maine landscape as he greeted visitors to his one-day show at Ocean House Gallery on August 10th, 2019
Deadlines are fast approaching on two grant programs the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands (BPL) administers.
A report summarizing results of the 2019 Maine Land Trust Census, which we conducted in January of this year, has now been released and now available here.
High Tide Here is a grassroots Maine-based effort to show which areas of our coast are directly threatened by sea level rise.
Maine legislators adjourned on June 20, wrapping up the first year of their two-year legislative session. Despite adjourning, the legislature is likely to return for at least one day this summer to discuss bonds, included a proposed conservation bond.
In the first five months of the Mills Administration, the board has welcomed five new members. These five individuals each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board. And all five have a long track record of support for land conservation in Maine.