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Ledges Trail, Pleasant Mountain

Tomorrow, December 3rd, is #GivingTuesday! Our goal for this 2019 day of giving is to raise $2,000 to make sure our trail head parking lots stay plowed this winter. Donate now to help us keep them open for you and your family's winter adventures! Learn more.
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Upcoming Events

Sunset-Moonrise Hike

When: Thursday, December 12, 3 - 5pm
Where: Bald Pate Mountain Preserve
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
What to Bring: 
A 30-minute scramble to the rocky summit is followed by a gorgeous sunset over Hancock Pond. Moments later, the full moon will rise in the east. Join Loon Echo staff for a guided hike to see the spectacle from the top of Bald Pate Mountain in South Bridgton. Conditions on the ground may require snowshoes or traction devices. Adequate layers of clothing, snacks and water are recommended. Don’t forget your headlamp for the return trip! Meet at the Bald Pate parking area Meet at the Bald Pate parking lot on Route 107 at 3:00 for the 3:15 ascent. Sunset is at 4:05 PM and the moonrise at 4:40 PM. FREE, but registration is required here.

First Mondays: Pondicherry Walk

Pondicherry Park
When: Monday, January 6th, 12:30pm - 1:30pm (and the first Monday of every month in 2020!)
Where: Pondicherry Park
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Join us for a walk in Pondicherry Park! Nothing fancy and no agenda- just a chance to get out on conserved land with LELT staff. We'll decide on a route based on ability and interest level. Check our website for updates. P.s. We're making this a monthly thing- get outside with LELT, same time, same place, every first Monday of the month.
All outdoor events are subject to weather conditions and/or date changes. Any changes will be noted on our website and Facebook page. For more information and additional activities, please contact 207-647-4352, or check out our website at

Portland Water District Celebrates 150 Years, Looks to a Clear Future with Sebago Clean Waters

Sebago Lake

New Trail Open at Raymond Community Forest

Introducing a new loop trail at Raymond Community Forest: Grape Expectations. Open now for winter use! HUGE THANKS to all the dedicated volunteers who made it happen. 

Tiger Hill Community Forest

(Photo by Jerry Monkman //
We've already received great support for THCF! Thank you. Keep the momentum going to protect 1,400 acres of trees, wetlands, and trails.

Any gift you make to support the protection of Tiger Hill will be matched. Double your impact, donate today!

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Buy a Lottery Ticket, Support Conservation

MOHF Lottery Ticket

We recently received a grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund to fund an exciting new conservation project (to be announced in 2020). MOHF has been helping to fund critical wildlife and conservation projects throughout the state since it was created by the Maine Legislature in 1996.

MOHF is supported through proceeds from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Lottery Ticket, and finds its funds lagging while grant proposals continue to pour in. The more tickets that are sold, the more projects can be funded across the state!

Protect Our Forests for Future Generations

Loon Echo Land Trust is a community-supported non-profit. Your donation will make sure our forests stay open for you and your family, save places for Maine’s wildlife, and helps our earth be more resilient to climate change. Learn more here.
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 Loon Echo Land Trust protects land in the northern Sebago Lake region of Maine to conserve its natural resources and character for future generations.
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