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South Gate opens June 22

South Gate opens June 22

On Friday, June 22, the second day of summer, we'll be opening the South Gate for vehicle access for the first time this year. The Gate will be open during the day on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the end of October. This year, the North Gate, on the Bald...

New bike loop construction

New bike loop construction

This past spring the Bald Mt. Community Center,  the Penobscot Region New England Mountain Bike Association, and GPMCT jointly hosted a trail building school.  About 30 participants spent the morning in the classroom and the afternoon  constructing GPMCT’s first...

Join the Alewife Run—Paddle to Orland River Day June 30

Join the Alewife Run—Paddle to Orland River Day June 30

Take the scenic route to the Orland River Day festivities Saturday, June 30—join the annual Alewife Run from Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery to Orland Village! Cheri Domina of Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust and Karen Francoeur ofCastine Kayak Adventures...

Events

Events

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  • BHHT Finding Spiders in Maine!
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  • GPMCT Wildlands Adventure Race
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  • EMCC/ GPMCT Oktoberfest Trailwork Project
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  • BHHT A LifeLong Relationship with Sweetgrass
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  • GPMCT Wildlands Virtual Trail Run
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2017 Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Challenge

Looking for a fun running challenge and a way to support local trails? GPMCT and Frenchman Bay Conservancy (FBC) are sponsoring the 5th annual Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Challenge. That's two races held one weekend apart, with the GPMCT Wildlands Trail Race on...

Meet our new Board candidates…

Meet our new Board candidates…

Four new interim board members joined our board this fall and winter, and you’ll have the opportunity to confirm their membership at our July 9 annual meeting. John Barlow of Orland joined the board in November, and hosted a weekend of Christmas tree cutting to...

Two land trusts create Penobscot Shore Preserve

Two land trusts create Penobscot Shore Preserve

Prospect—On March 29, thanks to a successful collaboration with Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust, Coastal Mountains Land Trust established its most northerly preserve in Prospect, Maine. The new Penobscot Shore Preserve is made up of two parcels—16 and 31...

Skorapa, Clarke win Wildlands Snowshoe Run Feb. 19

Skorapa, Clarke win Wildlands Snowshoe Run Feb. 19

Victor Skorapa, 22, of Freeport led a pack of 15 runners to win the Wildlands Snowshoe Run on Sunday, Feb. 19, for the second year in a row. Sun and temperatures near 50 F meant t-shirts and well-packed snow on the scenic 4.4-mile course. Skorapa, a student at Maine...

Goupee, VanDongen win Wildlands Trail Run

Goupee, VanDongen win Wildlands Trail Run

Andy Goupee of Dedham and Jennifer VanDongen of Bar Harbor led the pack over the finish line in the Wildlands Trail Run Sunday, October 30. Fifty-six runners from around the state turned out for the first race in the 2016 Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Series, a...

Doherty, Keeney are Volunteers of the Year

Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust honored David Doherty of Orland and Peter Keeney of Bar Harbor as 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year, at the land trust’s annual meeting July 10. The land trust recognized Doherty for his volunteer work rebuilding the Stuart Gross...