Fiddlehead Talk and Walk
May
7
2:00 pm14:00

Fiddlehead Talk and Walk

Learn how to properly identify and sustainably harvest and cook Ostrich Fern fiddleheads in this program. Part of the program will be outside, so bring your boots!


Kennebec Land Trust Lyceum
Mar
23
7:00 pm19:00

Kennebec Land Trust Lyceum

Kelsey Sullivan

Maine Department of Inland

Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW)

Maine’s Conservation and Management of Woodcock, Waterfowl, and Grouse

 

Gordon Bok & The January Men & Then Some - Music for the Land
Mar
12
4:00 pm16:00

Gordon Bok & The January Men & Then Some - Music for the Land

Gordon Bok & The January Men & Then Some:                       

Music for the Land

Sunday, March 12, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

A Benefit Concert for the Kennebec Land Trust's Mount Pisgah Property at Longfellow's Greenhouses, Manchester

Tickets  $40 - KLT members; $50-non-members (KLT membership included); Children under 12 - $12/ticket

On sale after January 30. Contact KLT: 207-377-2848

A limited number of scholarship tickets will be available by lottery. Please contact the KLT office for information.

 

Family Winter Fun Curtis Homestead
Feb
5
1:00 pm13:00

Family Winter Fun Curtis Homestead

Eighth Annual Family Winter Fun                                                                             Curtis Homestead Conservation Area, Leeds

Sunday, February 5, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Join KLT for an afternoon of winter fun at the Curtis Homestead Conservation Area in Leeds. Bring your cross-country skis, snowshoes, and sleds and spend the afternoon exploring this wonderful 360-acre conservation property! Hot chocolate and snacks will be served around a bonfire in the field.

 

Sustainable Balsam Fir Tipping and Wreath-Making Workshop
Dec
3
10:00 am10:00

Sustainable Balsam Fir Tipping and Wreath-Making Workshop

  • Ladd Recreation Center

Join Dave Fuller, Agriculture and Non-Timber Forest Products Professional with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, for a balsam fir tipping field program on how to tip sustainably, followed by an indoor wreath-making workshop. 

Family Forestry Day at Curtis Homestead in Leeds
Oct
22
1:30 pm13:30

Family Forestry Day at Curtis Homestead in Leeds

  • Bog Road Leeds, ME, 04263 United States

Learn about forest stewardship, sustainable timber harvesting practices, and tree identification through a series of demonstrations with presentations from a forester, logger, saw mill operator and log scaler.

Culverts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; Field Workshop for Municipal Officials, Planning Boards, and Conservation Commissions
Sep
22
4:00 pm16:00

Culverts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; Field Workshop for Municipal Officials, Planning Boards, and Conservation Commissions

  • Winthrop Town Office

Field Workshop for Municipal Officials, Planning Boards, and Conservation Commissions

Participants will get an up close and personal look at a variety of culverts in the central Maine area: some good, others bad and ugly. The focus of the trip will be on looking at culverts from a fish passage and flood preparedness perspective.  

KLT Property Pedal Bike Tour
Jul
17
1:00 pm13:00

KLT Property Pedal Bike Tour

Join KLT’s Stewardship Director Jean-Luc Theriault for our first bike tour highlighting a number of our most scenic properties. Choose form two loops. 

Bearnstow Natural History Week 2016
Jun
20
Jun 24

Bearnstow Natural History Week 2016

  • Camp Bearnstow

Lecture Presentations and Nature Walks by Visiting Naturalists, June 20-24, 2016. 

Morning Lectures (10:30 a.m.) / Afternoon Nature Walks (1:30 p.m.)
Admission free. Call 207-293-2280 for reservations after June 15.

Let in the Light: Encouraging Old Apple Trees at Curtis Homestead, Leeds
Mar
12
1:30 pm13:30

Let in the Light: Encouraging Old Apple Trees at Curtis Homestead, Leeds

  • Bog Road Leeds, ME, 04263 United States

Join Penny and Reed Markley, previous owners of Lakeside Orchard in Manchester, and experienced pruners, for a brief presentation about how to prune old apple trees. Following the presentation, Penny and Reed will lead a hands-on project where the group will work together to improve the old apple trees at KLT’s Curtis Homestead.

Snowshoe and Sledding Party at Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead
Feb
13
11:00 am11:00

Snowshoe and Sledding Party at Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead

  • 2 Litchfield Road Hallowell, ME

It’s the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend when events all over the state celebrate our amazing outdoor resources! Join the Kennebec Land Trust in Vaughan Woods on Saturday, February 13 for a winter walk with Maine Master Naturalists and later the same day, join the Vaughan Homestead for a sledding party in the Homestead fields.

Sustainable Balsam Fir Tipping and Wreath-Making Workshop
Dec
4
4:00 pm16:00

Sustainable Balsam Fir Tipping and Wreath-Making Workshop

  • Ladd Recreation Center

Join Dave Fuller, Agriculture and Non-Timber Forest Products Professional with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, for a balsam fir tipping field program on how to tip sustainably, followed by an indoor wreath-making workshop. 

Local Wood Day 2015
Oct
23
9:00 am09:00

Local Wood Day 2015

Join us for these Open House events at local wood businesses that showcase successes from Maine’s local wood economy. Business managers will be on-hand to provide tours, answer questions and showcase their products and services. Participants can choose any or all of the open houses. Transportation and lunch are not provided; participants may choose to carpool or caravan between events. Representatives from sponsoring organizations will be on hand to answer questions and provide more information about the statewide Local Wood WORKS initiative. Free and open to the public. 

Sustainable Forestry and Stewardship Program
Oct
21
2:00 pm14:00

Sustainable Forestry and Stewardship Program

  • Bog Road Leeds, ME, 04263 United States

The Kennebec Land Trust (KLT) will host the public at Governor Kenneth Curtis’ childhood home, the trust's 360-acre Curtis Homestead Conservation Area for KLT’s seventh annual sustainable forestry education program.

Alewives and Maine Streams, Lakes, and Rivers at KLT’s Seaward Mills Stream Conservation Area, (SMSCA)
Oct
17
9:00 am09:00

Alewives and Maine Streams, Lakes, and Rivers at KLT’s Seaward Mills Stream Conservation Area, (SMSCA)

  • Seaward Mills Road Vassalboro, ME, 04989 United States

Join Nate Gray, Maine Dept. of Marine Resources Scientist, and co-steward, KLT Seaward Mills Stream Conservation Area and Theresa Kerchner, Kennebec Land Trust Executive Director, for a hike and field program. Nate will discuss alewife ecology and habitat, the importance of stream passageways, and the historical and natural features of SMSCA.