We Need Your Help – Unauthorized Changes At PKCA

The Orono Land Trust (OLT) and Town of Orono have several preserved areas within our town.  These areas are managed for habitat, trees, plants, wildlife and recreation.  Trails are determined and then are 100% made and maintained by volunteers (your neighbors).  Materials to make and maintained trails are financed though OLT memberships.  Unauthorized trails may […]

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E-Bikes Welcome on CBCA Trails For Twelve-Month Trial

At its October meeting, the Orono Land Trust Board of Trustees voted to permit Class 1 and Class 2 electric bicycles (E-Bikes) on the trails of the Caribou Bog Conservation Area (CBCA) on a twelve-month trial basis on trails that are not either snow-covered or closed.  This has been accepted by the Town of Orono. […]

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Viewing: Yes. / Hunting: No! – Black and Boulder Ponds Area

Reminder that hunting is permitted on many OLT lands.  However, hunting is NOT permitted around Black and Boulder ponds.  An incredible amount of work has been done to enhance the habitat in these areas – and the animals have been doing their part too!  The ponds provide excellent opportunities to see a wide variety of […]

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Visitors Welcome – However, No Camping – No Fires!

Orono Land Trust welcomes visitors and recreational users on our lands!  To ensure for the safety of all visitors and of the land,  we do not permit camping and we do not permit fires on any OLT lands.  Recent incidents of camping and fires on our land have been found – so we’re issuing this […]

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2019 PKCA Hunting Permit and OLT Hunting Policy

 Hunting Policy Hunting Policy and PKCA Permit, 2019 Information (Updated August 28, 2019) It is the policy of Orono Land Trust (OLT) to permit use of its fee lands for a diversity of outdoor recreational activities. Hunting of game species, where appropriate and under appropriately issued State of Maine licensure, and under conditions where the […]

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Land Trust News. Stories highlight: OLT crew finishes new facility Invasive scourge: The Emerald Ash Borer is found in Maine Spring trail work at Piney Knoll & Proposed Summer 2018 Work Plan – Volunteers needed! New OLT 2018 Board members Thank you to Black Bear Brewery! Nature Clip – The Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) — […]

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Update To Dog Policy For Stillwater River Trail

Note that the dog policy has been updated to clarify that all dogs are required to be on-leash when on the Stillwater River Trail.  Portions of this trail are on private property and it is important that we treat the privilege of using the land with respect.  Refer to the full text of the dog […]

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