The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is the only organization dedicated solely to protecting the natural resources of Harpswell, Maine. Our mission is to protect Harpswell’s natural open spaces, islands, shoreline, and cultural heritage for current and future generations through education, conservation and landowner assistance.
Scourge of the Seaweed on the Devil’s Back
by Jamie Pacheco Spring has arrived here in Southern Maine and most of the snow has melted. In honor of this, Essex and I have started revisiting the slippery and steep, formerly snow-covered trails in Harpswell. On Tuesday afternoon we headed out to give Devil’s Back Trail the once over. This began as a nerve-wracking […]Learn More
Help Finish the Trails at Curtis Farm Preserve
We’re excited to host a grand opening of Curtis Farm Preserve trails on June 6, but there’s work to do to make the trails ready. We invite you to join one or more of our work days at the preserve every Thursday and Saturday in May from 9:30 a.m.-noon. Bring work gloves, as well as hand saws and […]Learn More
Learning Light Photography Workshop
Join us on May 8 from 7-8 p.m. at beautiful Pott’s Point Preserve! Learn how to capture the beauty of nature and people in photographs. Cate Wnek, a local photographer, will begin with a 20-30 minute lesson in outdoor photography techniques, including light, composition and shadow. Participants will then have time to practice what they’ve […]Learn More