Community Forestry in the Downeast Lakes with Dan Montague, ED of Downeast Lakes Land Trust

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Date(s) - 4/17/2018
6:30 pm

Blue Hill Public Library

Join BHHT for the 1st in a three part Conservation Lecture Series. On April 17th, David Montague will give a presentation about the Downeast Lakes Land Trust’s efforts to conserve more than 370,000 acres of forest land in Downeast Maine and manage the 56,000-acre Downeast Lakes Community Forest for wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, and a sustainable forest economy. The presentation will describe grassroots efforts to secure forests and lakes for future generations, using conservation to protect a way of life and drive the economic well-being of a small community. This case study will explore the crucial role of forests in our region and offer ideas and inspiration for conservation efforts on the Blue Hill Peninsula. Reception 6:30, Talk 7pm.

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