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  • En plein air – Landscapes of a Land Trust Fine art abounds in Brunswick, Maine Three local artists featured in an open celebration and art exhibit: En plein air – Landscapes of a Land Trust Open to the public: A June 12th art exhibit and celebration highlights prized conserved lands in Brunswick as a joint venture between the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust and Thornton Oaks Art Gallery. Contact: ...
  • Local garden brings opportunities for therapy, food for the hungry, and an extended family at the historic Crystal Spring Farm. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Record harvest for hunger prevention in sights Local garden brings opportunities for therapy, food for the hungry, and an extended family at the historic Crystal Spring Farm. The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom Settlemire Community Garden will provide one final preparatory workshop before opening what aims to be an important year in their work to build ...
  • Local farm and local food financing issues bring experts, Senator King staff member and local farmers to Topsham FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Financing is a battle for local food Local farm and local food financing issues bring experts, Senator King staff member and local farmers to Topsham The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust and nearby Kennebec Estuary Land Trust continue their joint Local Farms-Local Food partnership to build one of the Midcoast region’s top local agriculture programs. Contact: Peter Greeno, ...
  • Dramatic loss of wetlands prompts vital $16.5m in federal funding FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Success in Mid Coast’s Middle Bay Dramatic loss of wetlands prompts vital $16.5m in federal funding Strong memberships and a $1m grant from the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program key to success in protecting cherished waterfowl habitat, coastline, and island. Contact: Peter Greeno, Director of Development, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust; 207-729-7694; peter@btlt.org Media Kit: Download ZIP with ...
  • Land Trust’s Community Garden Adds Hands-on Component to Gardening Series FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sharpen your gardening skills Media Contact: Peter Greeno, Director of Development, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust; 207-729-7694; peter@btlt.org Full Media Kit: Download ZIP with High Resolution Photos Release Only: Download PDF For more information on workshops see: www.btlt.org/events Whether you are a beginner or seasoned vegetable gardener, join the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom Settlemire Community Garden for a free series ...
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  • Your new bridge on the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Trails! Gary Fogg, the Land Trust’s volunteer extraordinaire, led a small team of volunteers to design and build a new bridge at the entrance of the Land Trust’s Cathance River trail in Head of Tide Park. Made from local materials the bridge spans about 13 feet across a small stream and totals 32 feet with ...
  • Sucess! – Taking Root Plant Sale To everyone that joined the Land Trust at the Community Garden’s Taking Root Plant Sale last Saturday: Thank you! Your efforts resulted in almost $4,000 for the Tom Settlemire Community Garden. This is $1,000 more than last year, and a tremendous support. Now make those plants grow! As summer itself takes root, there’s a lot to do ...
  • Our kids need more nature Survey of parents worldwide: Kids aren’t spending enough time out of doors, and it is incredibly important to their development. TNC notes that “82% of parents view spending time in nature as “very important” to their child’s development”. In the first global study of its kind, The Nature Conservancy conducted a survey of parents in the US, ...
  • Land Trust Educational Programs The Forecaster included a very nice segment on our Young Green Thumbs educational program for ages 4 and older. On May 7th some of your children attended the first session in our free after school series, Young Green Thumbs. It advocates local food and the protection of farmland, as well as connects kids with our natural ...
  • Taking Root Plant Sale Great plants, great prices, and great people! Love local food? Get your gardening started at the “Taking Root Plant Sale” in Brunswick Brunswick – On May 31st you will find great prices on unusual and hard to find locally grown plants and more and more at the third annual plant sale run by the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom ...