A letter to our members and community

We hope you are staying safe and adjusting to this challenging time. As our valued members and community, we’re writing to wish you well and keep you up-to-date on news from Harpswell Heritage Land Trust.

Red-winged blackbird (Photo by Michael Tatman, iStock)

First, we want to take this opportunity to thank the people who are doing so much to help us all. Medical staff, public health workers, first responders, food pantry staff and volunteers, teachers, grocery store workers, community groups and so many more. We’re all in this together, and we will get through this together.

Our office is closed and our staff is mostly working from home, but our work continues. We continue to conserve special places in Harpswell, maintain the trails and preserves you love to visit and provide ideas and inspiration for people of all ages. Our work is for current and future generations, and we are staying the course.

Our public programs are canceled for now. We are not yet ready to make decisions about summer programming, but we’ll be in touch. In the meantime, we encourage you to check out daily suggestions for outdoor activities on our website and notes on plants and animals in our Harpswell Nature Watchers Facebook group and emails.

Harpswell trails and preserves are open! We have posted signs at our trail heads giving guidance on how to use the trails safely. You can also find these guidelines on our website. Getting outside and staying active, as well as eating well, sleeping and connecting with loved ones are all ways to keep ourselves well.

We wish you well and hope you will stay in touch. Feel free to reach out via email (info@hhltmaine.org) or phone (207-721-1121).

Be well,

Reed Coles
Executive Director