(Virtual) Annual Meeting – Friday, April 30 *Registration Required

Orono Land Trust will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting on Friday, April 30 as a virtual event. The event is free and registration is required – the link is below. We’ll start with a brief business meeting to provide updates on the events of the last year and will be followed by an informative presentation […]

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Winter Skiing at Caribou Bog Conservation Area

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2020 Hunting Policy and PKCA Permit

Hunting Policy Hunting Policy and PKCA Permit, 2020 Information (Updated August 14, 2020) 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 activity can be […]

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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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Annual Meeting – Cancelled

It is with an abundance of caution and consideration for the health and well being of all members, we have decided to cancel our annual meeting.  We’ll look to reschedule Master Naturalist and Maine Guide Christy Stout and her presentation on “Beaver: Ecosystem Engineers.” Please take the precautions health professionals are recommending, including social distancing and frequent hand […]

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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 2020 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 […]

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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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