Kennebec Land Trust (KLT) works cooperatively with landowners and communities to conserve the forests, shorelands, fields, and wildlife that define central Maine


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Kennebec Land Trust by the Numbers:


Total Acres Conserved

Conservation Area Properties

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Total Miles of Trail

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Upcoming Events
Howard Hill Artist Outing - Howard Hill Overlook Hike Led by Brian Kent

 take an easy 10 minute hike to the site of Gannett's two-story treehouse. It is long gone, but the site provides glimpses of the State House, and distant views. A feature is the huge moss-covered boulders, and tall pines, hemlocks and oaks...

Howard Hill Artist Outing - Birds Eye of Howard Hill Photography Session led by Matt Silverman

Please join Matt Silverman KLT Conservation Assistant for  a photography trip to the Old Maine General hospital building to photograph views of Howard Hill and the Capitol Building. Bring cameras and tripods...


Aislinn Sarnacki writes about Torsey Pond Nature Preserve in Readfield...

...City councilors voted unanimously Thursday to endorse the acquisition of the property, contingent on an agreement being struck with the land trust, and authorized City Manager William Bridgeo to act as a co-applicant with the land trust to seek Land for Maine’s Future grant funds to help make the purchase...

...Councilors also are scheduled to consider approving a proposal expected to result in the city ending up with the 164-acre Howard Hill property, which forms a wooded backdrop behind the State House...

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