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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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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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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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 Passport Challenge – Can you collect them all?

It’s summer – time for a challenge!  Get to know the lands that OLT works to preserve while getting outside and enjoying nature. Use the passport to go out and explore. Kiosk codes are at trail entrances. Let us know when you’ve traveled around OLT’s world and have the codes for all the sites on […]

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2019 Annual Membership Meeting – 6:30 PM, March 29

The Orono Land Trust Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 29 at 6:30pm at The Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road, Orono. This year’s keynote presentation is by Dr. Sally Stockwell, Director of Conservation for Maine Audubon. The topic will be “Managing Forests for Bird Habitat. This is the chance to gather, meet and greet members old and new. […]

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Attend Fall Trail Day!

Fall Trail Day We hope you’ll take action by joining our Fall Trail Work Day in Orono on Saturday, Oct 27, 9 am-noon. We’ll be focusing on the Caribou Bog Conservation Area (CBCA) multi use trail system, home to a diversity of single track and double track trails created for four season non motorized recreational activities!  The CBCA has been rated as a top […]

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