Sustainable Forestry and Stewardship Program

  • Bog Road Leeds, ME, 04263 United States
Sustainable Forestry Education Program at Curtis Homestead in Leeds.                      Jym St. Pierre

Sustainable Forestry Education Program at Curtis Homestead in Leeds.                      Jym St. Pierre

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.

KLT’s forestry education program focuses on forest stewardship, sustainable forestry, and successful land management. Maine Forest Service (MFS) District Forester Shane Duigan and Nat and Bruce Bell, logger and sawyer will be leading this afternoon program. Attendants will watch timber harvesting and saw mill demonstrations, learn about successful land management, and have an opportunity to ask questions.  Pre-register by emailing Gina at glamarche@tklt.org or calling (207) 377-2848.

Directions:  From Route 202 in Monmouth, go west on the Bog Rd. for about 1.5 mi.

This program is supported by Androscoggin County USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Maine Forest Service, and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; and is a 2015 Kennebec Woodland Partnership, Kennebec Woodlands Days program.