CAUTION – Young Wildlife Injuries! – CAUTION

ATTENTION TRAIL USERS:  Spring is a wonderful time to be outside.  Listen to the sounds of birds and frogs.  Baby mammals are born. Salamander and frog eggs can be found. OLT is asking all trail users to be conscious of all the natural activity taking place as you use the trails.  We have had some unfortunate […]

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COVID-19 Trail Use Notice

Welcome to Orono Land Trust Lands.  Trails are open to the public unless designated otherwise.  During the COVID-19 outbreak, we request that you still adhere to the following protocols put forth by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry: If you’re sick, stay home: It puts others at risk when you leave home while […]

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spring 2020 Newsletter has been published and sent to members.  Please note that, in an abundance of caution, we have canceled the 2020 Annual Meeting, which had been scheduled for Friday, March 27.  We’ll look for an opportunity to reschedule our esteemed speaker, Master Naturalist and Maine Guide Christy Stout, whose topic “Beaver: Ecosystem Engineers,” is sure […]

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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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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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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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