November, 1988: KLT incorporated
1989: First KLT annual meeting, Jym St. Pierre, President
1990: KLT organizes the Conference for Land & Trust; conservation easement donated - 152 acres at Vaughan Woods
1991: 1,200 feet of shoreline protected on Echo Lake
1993: $42,000 raised by KLT Directors to conserve Sheep (Perry) Island, Cobbossee Lake
1994: Stewardship Committee formed; Doug Scott hired as Membership Secretary
1995-1996: “Mount Pisgah Breakfast Club” formed; Dexter Pond and Stream Mount Pisgah parcels, including an old growth stand, conserved
1997: Islands of Hope Campaign, Norris Island purchased
1999: Firsts: KLT website, field trips, Member of the Year award; Land Trust Alliance Rally
2000: KLT joins Kennebec Highlands project; 360-acre historic family homestead donated by Governor Kenneth Curtis
2002: First staff member, Theresa Kerchner, hired; office opened at 134 Main, 2B
2003: First annual Lyceum and volunteer land stewards’ meeting
2004: Kennebec Landscapes Campaign raises $500,000; Parker Pond Headland conserved: landowner, LMF, KLT, Parker Pond Association, donations
2005-2007: KLT adds acreage to MDIFW Jamies Pond property; first KLT property map
2006: Plein air painting: “Art and the Land” show, Slates Restaurant
2007: Vassalboro Wildlife Habitat conserved east of the Kennebec River
2008: KLT 20th Anniversary; Art Show, KLT Calendar, Abby Holman Agricultural Education School Programs
2009: KLT and the Maine Forest Service form the Kennebec Woodland Partnership
2010: Between Person and Place published
2011-2012: A year of awards for Kennebec Land Trust directors, staff and volunteers
2013: First Children’s Nature Camp taught by Gina Lamarche and Nicole Rhodes; small office with high visibility - 331 Main Street, Winthrop - purchased as KLT’s headquarters
2014: Ambitious 25thAnniversary Capital Campaign launched