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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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Nature Notes from Maine: Puffins, Black Bears, Raccoons & More

In response to the success of his first Nature Notes book, Ed Robinson has written another book of wildlife essays! The new book, just released in October 2021, is titled Nature Notes from Maine: Puffins, Black Bears, Raccoons & More. Readers of the first volume enjoyed not only the stunning photographs and drawings, but also […]

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Nature Notes: Bobcat

This essay comes from Ed Robinson’s new second volume in the Nature Notes series, titled Nature Notes from Maine: Puffins, Black Bears, Raccoons & More. Click here to learn more and order yours! By Ed Robinson It was cold in the dark October woods, thank goodness for my down jacket. As dawn crept slowly over […]

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Love for ‘nature’s beauty and majesty’ drives family’s desire to conserve Great Island woods

By J.W. Oliver, originally published by the Harpswell Anchor A family’s decision to forgo a payday from developers and instead offer their Great Island woodlands to the Harpswell Heritage Land Trust at a $1.1 million discount stems from a commitment to conservation and a generational connection to the land. “Virgin pine forest and coastal land […]

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