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Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is based in Harpswell, Maine. Our mission is to preserve and protect Harpswell’s natural resources, cultural heritage, and access to the outdoors now and forever through conservation, stewardship, and education.

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2022 Forever Campaign

By Amelia Graham When HHLT takes on a new preserve or conservation easement, we commit to protecting that land…forever. That word shouldn’t be taken lightly. It’s a big commitment for a small, one-town land trust. At HHLT, we believe in forever. We want to ensure that someone will always be around to protect the wildlife […]

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Waterfront Conversation Series Tackles Access, in All its Forms

By Susan Olcott, originally published in the Harpswell Anchor What is access? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, access is “permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing.” Two words jump out of this definition — people and place. Both of […]

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New Loop Trail Built by Eagle Scout

By Amelia Graham If you haven’t been to Little Ponds Preserve recently, you might not know that some big changes have been underway. Little Ponds Preserve is a small, 22-acre preserve on Great Island that Harpswell Heritage Land Trust (HHLT) acquired in 2017. Eagle Scout candidate Harrison Whittaker of Topsham has worked tirelessly over the […]

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