Baxter Outdoors Blackstrap Off-Road Classic 2017

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Apr 032017
 
Baxter Outdoors Blackstrap Off-Road Classic 2017

Baxter Outdoors will be running their second Blackstrap Off-Road Classic this year on the 15th of July at Blackstrap Hill Preserve. This 5km trail run will take place mostly on single-track, multi-purpose trails and will be followed with snacks and cool down beers for all racers over 21.

Hurricane Valley Farm Snowshoe Walk

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Mar 052017
 
Hurricane Valley Farm Snowshoe Walk

Despite less than ideal conditions, everyone had fun trying their snowshoe skills around the Hurricane Valley Farm with the Falmouth Land Trust. We had approximately 25 community members come out to learn about the history of the farm, the history of snowshoe technology (4,000-6,000 years old) and the habits that allow Maine’s wildlife to successful [read more…]

The Forecaster: Maine land trusts, nurseries agree on invasive plant ban

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Feb 212017
 
The Forecaster: Maine land trusts, nurseries agree on invasive plant ban

FLT Executive Director Jennifer Grimm was recently interviewed in The Forecaster about invasive species management in Maine. The Trust has worked closely with the Town and its ombudsman in the inspection and management of invasive species on our conserved properties.

Falmouth to Hold Town-Wide Volunteer Fair, November 13

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Oct 212016
 

The Town of Falmouth will host a town-wide Volunteer Fair, Sunday, November 13 from 1:00-3:00pm at the Mason-Motz Activity Center, 190 Middle Road in Falmouth. Representatives from area non-profit, service, and booster organizations will be available to showcase their organizations and highlight their volunteer needs for those interested in getting involved. The event is free [read more…]

Harvest Over Hurricane Valley Farm Recap

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Oct 152016
 
Harvest Over Hurricane Valley Farm Recap

A big THANK YOU to the 200+ guests, including residents, dignitaries, town officials and farm neighbors, who showed up to demonstrate their support for the work of the Falmouth Land Trust during the 4th annual Harvest at Hurricane Valley Farm on September 22nd. The event, which featured live fiddle and banjo music, local beers, and [read more…]

Harvest Over Hurricane Valley Farm

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Jun 092016
 

Please join us on September 22nd to celebrate the first year of ownership at the Hurricane Valley Farm and other achievements of the Falmouth Land Trust. This 4th annual community-building evening brings together neighbors and friends, business and civic leaders, to celebrate the outstanding work of our local Land Trust. This is your chance to [read more…]

Request for Proposal: Hurricane Valley Farm

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May 302016
 

The Falmouth Land Trust invites proposals to enter into a lease agreement to conduct agricultural activities at Hurricane Valley Farm (HVF), a 62­-acre farm property owned and managed by the FLT. Interested parties should consult the request-for-proposal (RFP) documents here: Request for Proposal: Hurricane Valley Farm Proposals in response to this RFP will be accepted [read more…]

All Falmouth Trails Open

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Apr 172016
 

After significant drying this past week, all trails are now open as of 17 Apr 2016. Please tread lightly in areas still not completely dry.

Trails Opening

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Apr 102016
 

We have some Falmouth trails opening today, 10 Apr 2016. The “river” trails at River Point, and the Upper East Branch (behind the school campus) will remain closed for awhile longer. Please also give the River Trail at Blackstrap a rest until further drying occurs. Look for the yellow signs. All others are open, but [read more…]

Falmouth Trails Temporarily Closed

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Apr 152014
 

 Our trails are currently closed due to weather and trail conditions. We will be re-evaluating in a week to see how things have dried out and whether the trails can sustain activity. Thank you for your patience!