TOGETHER we are a force for nature.

We believe in saving the places you love here in the heart of the Midcoast, places for majestic moose and playful river otter and for all of us who need places for quiet solitude or exercise to let go of stress.  As a regional land trust, we work on a scale that matters to create resilient natural communities.

Land, Water and Community are the soul of our work.  Keeping the Sheepscot River and its tributaries from the headwaters to the bay clean and connected and protecting Damariscotta Lake from contamination are part of what we do.

Creating resilient communities includes you. Check out one of our many programs at our Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson and find a community ready to welcome you. Join us and bring your passion for keeping the Heart of the Midcoast unspoiled.

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Live Edge Music Festival

Live Edge Music Festival

Hidden Valley Nature Center | Sun, Aug 19 | All Ages
A fun-filled day of live music featuring Maine bands, great local food and craft beer—all set in the midst of Hidden Valley Nature Center's 1,000 acres. Kick up your heels and dance and between acts explore the 30-plus miles of trails. Music begins at noon. If you don't want to miss a single note...

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WE ARE ALL ON THE SAME TRAIL.

Keeping the watershed vibrant, the land preserved, and the heart of the Midcoast healthy.

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