Orono Land Trust earns national accreditation


The Orono Land Trust was awarded land trust accreditation from the national Land Trust Alliance earlier this month, according to a recent press release. This accreditation is a mark of distinction in land conservation, indicating to the public that OLT meets national standards for excellence, upholds the public trust and ensures that conservation efforts are […]

1-minute hike: Hollingsworth Trail in Steuben


Difficulty: Easy-moderate. The 1.8-mile hike travels over a variety of surfaces, including grass, exposed bedrock and forest floor. A number of narrow bog bridges, exposed tree roots and rocks make footing tricky in some areas. How to get there: From Route 1 in Steuben, take Pigeon Hill Road (a right turn if coming from Ellsworth or left […]

Where in the woods am I? Hollingsworth Trail


Robert Goodwin, Dianne Farley, Steven Scott, Sandie Sabaka and Carolyn Newbert won the “Where in the Woods Am I?” game for the Hollingsworth Trail at the Petit Manan Point Division of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge in Steuben in August of 2015 given the following clues and photos: My dog, Oreo, and I […]