Category Archives: Field Notes

Orono Bog Boardwalk receives $30,000 grant

New sections of the boardwalk.

The Orono Bog Boardwalk reconstruction campaign has received a $30,000 grant from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust established by the late Barbara Wheatland, Boardwalk Director Jim Bird announced today. This grant, the result of a competitive proposal, constitutes sponsorship of an interpretive station and five boardwalk sections. It supports a major part of Phase 3A […]

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 […]