FES and FLT Partner on Water Bottle Filler

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Apr 032017
 
FES and FLT Partner on Water Bottle Filler

Falmouth Elementary School and the Falmouth Land Trust are working together to provide the elementary school with water bottle refilling stations for students. Our goal is to provide students with fresh filtered and chilled water and at the same time to reduce the plastic waste from single use bottles. If you have a child in [read more…]

Falmouth Five and Dime Trail Race 2017

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Apr 032017
 
Falmouth Five and Dime Trail Race 2017

Friends Don’t Let Friends Race Roads Falmouth Five and Dime Trail Races Sunday June 25, 2017 Choose either the 5 or 10 mile trail running race to help the Falmouth Land Trust steward open space and ensure high quality public access to our amazing network of trails, totaling nearly 50 miles. Online registration at RunReg. [read more…]

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.