News and Events

History Walk From Highland Farm to McIntire Highlands Preserve

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9 | Time: 10am – 1pm | Where: Meet at Highland Farm Preserve Explore the storied forests and fields of our Highland Farm and McIntire Highland Preserve on this 2-mile-long history hike. We will follow trails within our preserves and the Kittery Water District, and will visit the remnants of a 19th century homestead… Read more »

Winter Wildlife Tracking

Trek alongside expert wildlife trackers from White Pine Programs and learn how to identify signs of wildlife in the winter woods! This is a family friendly adventure for adults and kids of all ages. Dress for cold weather and feel free to bring along a snack and water if you wish. LOCATION: Meet at the Highland Farm… 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 »