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.
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…]
Please join the Falmouth Land Trust, the Resilience Hub and Cultivating Community for a conversation about the future design and function of the Hurricane Valley Farm as an agricultural space. These Falmouth events will take place: June 19th: Hurricane Valley Farm Walking Tour — 4:30 pm June 20th: Motz Activity Center (Lunt & Middle Road) [read more…]
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…]
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…]
Despite the coming heavy rains we plan to open Blackstrap Hill Preserve Friday May 12, with the expectation that it will rain with little traffic on Sunday and then dry out during the week quickly. This is the last trail system to fully open in town and now means that all Town and Trust properties [read more…]
Taking advantage of seasonable weather and a dry spell on Saturday, April 29, members of Boy Scout Troop 93 set off for Blackstrap Hill Preserve to help clear trails with rakes and clippers in hand. The 280-acre Preserve, which is owned and maintained by the Falmouth Land Trust (FLT), is the largest block of contiguous, [read more…]
The Falmouth Land Trust would like to hear more from our community members. We have designed this simple 10-question survey to help us understand what is important to you, so we can focus our efforts and continue to improve our role within the Falmouth community. If that wasn’t enough incentive to fill out the survey, [read more…]