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, [read more…]

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 [read more…]

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 [read more…]

FLT Logo T-Shirts For Sale

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Oct 312017
 
FLT Logo T-Shirts For Sale

FLT is now selling organic cotton t-shirts with our logo! In addition to using PayPal below, you can also call the office and process a payment over the phone. They seem to run a little small so bear in mind when ordering sizes. Sizes XS $25.00 USDS $25.00 USDM $25.00 USDL $25.00 USDXL $25.00 USD

Hurricane Valley Farm Final Payment

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Oct 262017
 
Hurricane Valley Farm Final Payment

In 2015, the Falmouth Land Trust protected Hurricane Valley Farm–one of the last intact, historic farms in town–prior to it being converted into a housing sub-division. The Trust raised funds from private and public sources to close on the 62-acre property and extinguished the subdivision order. We are working to restore the property to crop [read more…]

Hurricane Valley Farm In The News

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Aug 292017
 
Hurricane Valley Farm In The News

The Portland Press-Herald discussed Hurricane Valley Farm in an article about Cultivating Community’s lease of the property. There was also a write-up in the Forecaster discussing the lease of Hurricane Valley Farm.

The Problem with Plastics Poster Contest

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Jun 302017
 
The Problem with Plastics Poster Contest

Our WINNERS are Paige Giard and Nate S. This spring the Falmouth Land Trust (FLT) donated a water bottle filling station to the Falmouth Elementary School (FES). This filling station provides students and staff with cool clean water and encourages them to fill reusable water bottles rather than buying single use plastic water bottles. FES [read more…]

Trails Are Very Wet!

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May 262017
 

With almost two and a half inches of rain falling these past two days, please consider staying off the trails this weekend if possible, and give them a chance to dry off. Every day they get to dry means better trail conditions the rest of the year as well as less maintenance burden for the [read more…]

Troop 93 Has the Answer to Mucky Trails: Bog Bridges!

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May 232017
 
Troop 93 Has the Answer to Mucky Trails: Bog Bridges!

On Saturday, May 20, 11 Boy Scouts from Troop 93 descended upon some of Blackstrap Hill Preserve’s boggier sections to make them passable for hikers. With the help of a few parents, some elbow grease, a minibike, and a towline, sections of wood were brought into the forest on the Preserve’s Red Trail to create [read more…]