Coastal Mountains Land Trust seeks new volunteers

Mar 16, 2013
Volunteers work together to replace a bridge in Harkness Preserve in Rockport.

Camden — Coastal Mountains Land Trust is seeking new volunteers to help with a wide range of projects including field work, Preserve monitoring, invasive plant control, community outreach, office mailings or logistics for an upcoming event.

“Our land trust was started as and continues to be an organization that relies on the participation of the many volunteers that support it,” said Ian Stewart, stewardship director, in a news release. “We want to continue to engage the community, with hands on support as volunteers, to care for the land we’ve protected throughout western Penobscot Bay, from Rockport to Prospect.”

For those interested in learning more, the land trust is offering two volunteer orientation sessions. The first is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the third floor conference room at the Belfast Free Library in Belfast.

The second session will be held Tuesday, April 9. from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the land trust office in Camden. At both sessions, the land trust’s stewardship staff and volunteer coordinator will provide an overview of the land trust’s conservation programs as well as a summary of the numerous volunteer positions that the land trust is currently seeking to fill. Please register to attend by calling 236-7091. More information can also be found at coastalmountains.org.

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