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MARCH E-NEWS

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Upcoming Events

"Untold Secret"
Film Screening & Discussion

When: Thursday, March 12th, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM 
Where: Maine Lake Science Center
Level of Difficulty: Easy Peasy
Join Lakes Environmental Association, Greater Lovell Land Trust and LELT for a screening of "Untold Secret," a short film produced by the Maine Bureau of Parks and Land on Maine's Public Lands. Discussion will follow the screening. Popcorn provided!

Mayberry Hill 30th Anniversary Walk
When: Sunday, March 15th, 2:00pm
Where: Mayberry Hill Preserve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Join LELT to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the conservation of Mayberry Hill. On March 15th, 1980, John and Nancy Gillis of Hudson, MA and Casco, ME donated approximately 130 acres of land located on Mayberry Hill in Casco. The preserve was LELT’s first fee-owned property. We will walk the 1-mile loop trail and reflect on the past 30 years of stewardship. Carpooling encouraged.
 
Spring Sunrise Hike
When: Saturday, March 20, 6:00 AM
Where: Bald Pate Mountain Preserve
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Get up early and join us to catch the first sunrise of spring from the summit of our beloved Bald Pate Mountain. Meet at the main parking area at 6:00 AM. Snowshoes or other traction may be necessary. Water, snacks (especially baked goods!) and a headlamp are encouraged. In the event of snow or rain, the event will be canceled. 
 
First Mondays: Pondicherry Walk
Pondicherry Park
When: Monday, April 6, 12:30pm - 1:15/1:30pm (and the first Monday of every month this year!)
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 and meet new people. We'll decide on a route based on ability and interest level. 
 
Plan ahead! For our full calendar of events, click here.
 
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, membership@lelt.org or check out our website at www.lelt.org.

WE'RE HIRING

Our LELT family is growing! We are excited to announce we're hiring a Summer Stewardship Intern. The position will offer an opportunity to learn about land conservation and natural resource management, gain technical skills, and work in a fun environment! Preference will be given to those residing in the Lake Region, but all are encouraged to apply.

Know someone who might be perfect for the job? Send them our way!
2020 LELT Summer Intern Job Posting

"Lands in Trust"

"Land trusts have positively impacted my life for many years. Yet I’ve lacked a clear understanding of the important role they play in Maine and the breadth of benefits they provide. A recent accidental encounter has changed that."

Thanks, Ron, for your enthusiasm about our work and for helping spread the word about "Lands in Trust".

Read all about it!

Click here to read the latest edition of the Loon Echo News.

March 22: Maine Maple Sunday

Trees provide us so much: clean air, clean water, habitat and food for wildlife, carbon storage, and maybe sweetest of all the only ingredient in delicious Maine Maple Syrup. Learn all about the work that goes into making Maple Syrup on Maine Maple Sunday, set for March 22nd! Many local syrup producers will open their doors for this long-standing tradition.

Home is where the woods are.

Loon Echo Land Trust is a community-supported nonprofit. You can make sure more forests are accessible for you and your family, local critters have forever homes, and our earth is more resilient to climate change. Donate today. 
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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