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.
News & Updates
Snowshoeing Event Cancelled Due to Lack of Snow
Sadly, we don’t have enough snow for the “Try Out Snowshoeing” event scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24, so it will be canceled. But on Feb. 14 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. you are invited to join Harpswell Recreation’s “Friends, Family and Fun” event. Celebrate Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with sledding, snowshoeing and hot chocolate! Join the […]Learn More
Winter Sky Star Party Rescheduled for Jan. 22
Unfortunately, the weather forecast does not look good for this Sunday’s Winter Sky Star Party. The event will be rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. We hope you can join us to discover the night sky with a telescope. Members of the Southern Maine Astronomy Club will give an introduction to astronomy and […]Learn More
Harpswell Coastal Academy Students Hear Stories of the Sea
Recently Harpswell Coastal Academy (HCA) students spent time at Harpswell Heritage Land Trust (HHLT) engaging with an oral history project called, “Voices of the Sea.” High school students at HCA interviewed local residents about how the ocean has shaped their lives and their community. Students heard from a wide variety of voices, including fishermen, sailors and […]Learn More