Green Friday Hike

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Nov 052018
 

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Green Friday Hike. 

November Events

Please join us for the 3rd annual Green Friday Walk (the day after Thanksgiving). We’ll meet at Blackstrap Hill Preserve at 10:00am and enjoy an easy hike along the trails, make new friends and be home in time for those leftovers.

Bring the whole family along for this free hike on a favorite Falmouth Land Trust property.

Come join FLT on a family friendly hike!

Harvest Moon Fest

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Jul 312018
 

 

Thanks for attending this year’s Harvest Farm Fest. We hope to see you next year!

The Falmouth Land Trust is hosting its annual celebration of conservation and open space in Falmouth. Enjoy an evening of wine, beer & local food and invite your friends to join you at gorgeous Hurricane Valley Farm, complete with a beautiful sunset, twinkling stars, a rising moon, and a bright bonfire. As part of Falmouth’s 300th birthday, visit this historic farm and enjoy & evening with members of your community.

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We look forward to seeing you there!

Movie In The Park!

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Jun 062018
 

 

Join us again next year for our annual Movie In The Park Event in June 2019!

Please join the Falmouth Land Trust June 15, 2018 for a magical evening in Underwood Park!

Rain date is June 22, 2018.

Contact info@falmouthlandtrust.org for additional information.

Troop 93 Trail Day

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May 072018
 

Once again local Boy Scout Troop 93 has come together to help out with conservation in Falmouth by assisting with the maintenance and improvement of Blackstrap Hill Preserve.

Troop 93 members help roll a birch off of the red trail in Blackstrap Hill Preserve.

Fifteen scouts and several parents spent Saturday May 6th clearing trees, trimming back paths, hiking out debris, and repairing the southern parking lot entrance.

A nasty pothole in the BHP parking lot.

Repair materials for the parking lot were graciously donated by the Town of Falmouth.

The nicely repaired parking lot, including improved grading between the street and the curb.

The FLT thanks Troop 93 for their ongoing commitment to improving open space in Falmouth and we look forward to working more with the Troop in the future.

All Trails Opening

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May 012018
 

The Falmouth Land Trust will be opening all public trails this week. Please bear with us as signs are taken down and lots opened. When using the trails please be mindful that they are still not hardened and take care not to introduce additional mudding damage by skirting difficult sections. Please obey all signs posted, and pack out anything you take in, including animal waste.

If you notice areas of trail in need of remediation please contact info@falmouthlandtrust.org. We will be working on trails in the coming weeks to repair damage, remove downed trees, and improve signage.

Thank you for your support of conservation in Falmouth and we look forward to seeing you out there!

Partial Trails Opening

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Apr 282018
 

The Falmouth Land Trust has traditionally closed trails during April’s mud season, as do many other Land Trusts and open space managers. Damage to our trail system, infrastructure, and parking lots at this time of year can result in significant and costly repairs. We understand that this closure can be difficult for people who are eager to get out and enjoy open space – and beautiful spring weather! THANK YOU for your continued patience and respect. We anticipate being able to open most trails soon if the weather cooperates.

In the meantime, we wanted to let you know that the following locations are open for your enjoyment in Falmouth as of 28th of April:

Pine Grove (Rt. 88)
Mackworth Island
Gilsland Farm
The Woodman Property (Johnson Road)
Community Parks Trails (Winn Rd)

Trails Closed!

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Apr 052018
 

Due to excessive mudding and risk of trail damage all Falmouth Land Trust and Town of Falmouth trails are closed until further notice. We will be monitoring the trails weekly and opening them again when conditions are improved. Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing you out there in the near future!

Hurricane Valley Farm Concept Design

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Jan 162018
 

Join farmers, neighbors, and community members to review the new vision for Hurricane Valley Farm!

January 18th, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
St. Mary’s
43 Foreside Road
Falmouth, Maine 04105

Community Conservation: A Documentary

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Dec 192017
 

Please join award-winning Maine filmmaker Mark Ireland, and the directors of sponsoring land trusts including the FLT, for a free film screening and open conversation about strengthening the community conservation movement in Southern Maine. Social hour to follow.

Thursday, January 11
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Saint Mary’s
43 Foreside Rd
Falmouth

Admission is free.