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OLT’s “Big Old Tree” and other landmarks featured in BDN article

In her latest column, Bangor Daily News outdoor writer Aislinn Sarnacki revisits the OLT’s Jeremiah Colburn Natural Area. The article tells the story of the Land Trust founding and highlights some of our notable landmarks. The Big Old Tree (see in the OLT logo), the Lightning Tree, and the Porcupine Tree all make an appearance. …

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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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IMPORTANT: Please Read – Winter Trail Use and Trail Closures

Greetings –   1/12/2018: Caribou Bog Conservation Area: Trails Closed Temporarily to Ski and Snowshoe Users Due To Rain and Warm Weather.  Winter bicycle trails are available.  All of these trails remain closed to foot traffic (non-snowshoe) until spring. JCNA, Sklar Park and the Stillwater River Trail are open for foot traffic all year. The …

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A Tip of the Hat

Hello OLT members, family, and friends.  Looking for a Christmas, Holiday, Thank You, Birthday, Anniversary, or just a fun and useful gift for someone?  How about an OLT hat?  The ball caps are comfortable and sturdy and the winter hats are so warm.  The winter hats are $15. Sorry, we’re sold out of the black …

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Invasives Training

OLT Board Members Kate Locke and Mike Opitz conducted a second invasive information session.  This session taught attendees about clearing invasives from the land to allow native plants to grow.  Thank you to two very knowledgeable leaders.  Missed this session?  Have questions about invasive plant species? Contact us to see when the next sessions will be …

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