Special Federal Tax Incentives Supporting Your Decisions
In 2006, the Congress and the President passed special federal tax incentives to encourage landowners to voluntarily donate conservation easements on their special properties. In 2015, the Congress and the President made these special incentives permanent. For more information click here: Conservation Easement Tax Incentives
This Act also made permanent the IRA Charitable Rollover which can greatly enhance for those 70 and 1/2 and older to support our work. For more information on how you might take advantage of this option click here: IRA Rollover Gifts Reinstated
2016 Summer Intern Positions
The GLLT is currently seeking candidates for its 2016 Summer Internships. Great opportunity for the right persons to learn the broad array of services, facilities and programs the land trust provides for public benefit. Click Announcement Summer Internships 2016 for more details.
Map of Properties
For an updated map of conserved lands go to: gllt_service_area_Dec2015 (3).pdf (large file that may take a moment to load)
2016 Guided Hikes
For the full listing of 2016Winter_Spring hikes
“Owl Girl”, a story about an 8 year old girl growing up in the natural world that both consoles her and teaches her valued life lessons. Share your love of time spent in nature in beautiful western Maine, while supporting the mission of the GLLT. Just in time for gift giving this holiday season. The GLLT will receive 100% of the book sales. To order: Owl Girl
Special Feature for Entire Families The Homestead Trail is a 0.7 mile trail that is constructed for ease of use by persons aided by adaptive equipment for entire families to enjoy in a pleasant natural setting. It winds through a diverse forest terminating at a picnic table in a forested glade at the base of Amos Mountain. The name, “Homestead Trail” was chosen to define the cultural features that can be viewed along the way, notably two stone foundations an a handsome stone wall, that once defined pastures. The trail begins at the Gallie Trailhead at the Heald and Bradly Pond Reserve and can be identified in blue on the trail map at the following link. HealdBradleyTrails2014
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Membership and Annual Appeal Information
We welcome your interest in the GLLT. Annual Membership runs from May 1-April 30 of any given year. Renewals are requested each May and members are offered the opportunity to contribute to our Annual Appeal in November for calendar year end giving.
Please print the Membership Form or use the PayPal function below to join at anytime through the year.
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Maps and Brochures can be found under “Properties” for downloading and printing (Note: Brochures are designed to best print on legal sized paper)
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