Category Archives: Field Notes

Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust earns national recognition

Courtesy of Hans Krichels. To visitors enjoy the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in Orland on horseback.

Maine’s Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust – which has conserved more than 4,500 acres in Hancock County – is one of 25 land trusts nationwide to be awarded first-time accreditation this month from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, according to a recent press release. Accredited land trusts are authorized to display a seal indicating to the public that they meet national […]

Maine Audubon announces new executive director

Courtesy of Maine Audubon
Charles Gauvin, Maine Audubon's new executive director

The Maine Audubon, the largest Maine-based wildlife conservation organization, announced today the appointment of Charles F. Gauvin as its new executive director. Gauvin brings more than 25 years of experience in conservation leadership, much of it as the president and CEO of Trout Unlimited, the nation’s leading river and fish conservation organization, according to a press release. “I […]