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  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust gifted hand crafted kayak to stir Mid Coast generosity during a $7 million campaign FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Mid Coast Kayak Builds Community Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust gifted hand crafted kayak to stir Mid Coast generosity during a $7 million campaign Few kayaks generate this much attention and fewer yet do so much to build our community. The Navigator, a 17-foot long cedar strip kayak that is being raffled off this year, is ...
  • 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 ...
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  • 2014 Bowdoin Environmental Fellow: Thank you Wilder! Sharing a quick video from Bowdoin College that features Wilder Nicholson, our 2014 Bowdoin Environmental Fellow who served as an intern here at the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust this summer. We’re so excited to show you some of the results of Wilder’s work including a new interactive trail map and a brand new video featuring our trails ...
  • “Let your children grow up to be farmers” Did you read the NY Times article that circled around Facebook last week with the catchy title: “Don’t let your children grow up to be farmers”? Well here’s a counter-argument that we just had to pass on: The NY Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/…   The Huffington Post response: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/… $7 million dollars Keeping our food local and sustainable is part of what ...
  • 85 years of the Bisson Farm We were so excited to see this article! 85 years of the Bisson Farm If you appreciate farmland that is nice to look at and productive, you might be familiar with the area where the Bissons raise their 400 or more head of beef cattle and dairy cows on 500 acres in Topsham. Go local food! Sunday’s Press Herald ...
  • 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 ...