The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is dedicated to protecting the natural and cultural resources of Harpswell, Maine.  Our mission is to preserve and protect Harpswell’s natural resources, cultural heritage and access to the outdoors through targeted conservation, responsible stewardship and education.

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2018 Summer Events and Programs

All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Events are weather dependent. Please check this website for cancellations. For more information, contact Julia McLeod at outreach@hhltmaine.org or 207-837-9613. Intro to Birding for Adults Classroom presentation: Thurs., June 14, 6:30-8 p.m. at Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, 153 Harpswell Neck Road Field trip: Sat., June 16 (rain date June 17), […]

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Otter Brook Preserve: A Noisy Spring

One of a series of articles exploring the natural and human history of Harpswell Heritage Land Trust’s protected land. With each of these articles comes a public event. On June 2 you are invited to the Grand Opening of the Otter Brook Preserve (click here for details). By Nancy West Probably to my own betterment, […]

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Doc Phillips: A Consistent, Steady, Dedicated Presence

One in a series of profiles of people who played a key role in the first 35 years of the Harpswell Heritage Land Trust. By Doug Warren Walter “Doc” Phillips and his wife, Joan, were on the ferry to Islesboro back in the early 1990s when a fellow passenger told them about a nature camp […]

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