News and Events

Moonlight Hike at Highland Farm Preserve

Date: March 2 | Time: 7:30pm – 9pm Location: Highland Farm Preserve Bask in the light of the full moon as we traverse the fields and forested paths of Highland Farm Preserve during this evening hike. We’ll look and listen for signs of nocturnal animals, and learn how these creatures live their lives at night…. Read more »

How Wildlife Stays Warm in the Bitter Cold

The extreme cold snaps we have experienced this winter may have you concerned for the wellbeing of birds and other animals exposed to this harsh weather. But as Marion Larson, education chief at the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife, assured Boston’s WBUR this month, New England animals have been coping with cold winters for… Read more »

Mountain to Sea Hike: A Celebration of MtA2C’s 15th Anniversary

We had a wonderful time leading about 20 folks on a half-day guided hike last weekend on in the Mt. Agamenticus region, with great weather and beautiful foliage. The hike was over mostly wooded trails and we encountered old cellar holes and graveyards and a section of old growth forest in the horse hills region. Thanks… Read more »

York Seniors Tour Newly Completed Near Point Trail

A group of York Seniors joined us for a tour and guided hike at our new headquarters last Friday! We had 15 participants who toured our new office building on Long Neck Marsh Road with YLT’s Executive Director Doreen MacGillis, and then took a guided walk down our newly opened Near Point Trail with YLT’s… Read more »

Wildlife Exploration: An Unexpected Wetland Neighbor

We hosted a wetland wildlife exploration this month in partnership with the Center for Wildlife, marking our first public education program at our new headquarters! We discovered bullfrog tadpoles and mayfly nymphs in the pond next to our property, and guest-educator Katie introduced us to three live animal ambassadors representing wetland environments of southern Maine…. Read more »

Ogunquit River Trail Network Now Open

On Saturday, May 6, we celebrated the opening of a new trail network that encompasses six trails spanning roughly 3.5 miles — an effort made possible through collaboration with Great Works Regional Land Trust and the Hilton-Winn Farm in Cape Neddick. The new Ogunquit River Trail Network threads through YLT’s Hilton-Winn Preserve, Great Works Regional Land Trust’s… Read more »