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January 12th – Mark your calendar for a full day of important, locally relevant films about clean water, ocean plastics and climate change, panel discussions, a coffee kick off and evening reception. Click here for a full schedule of events. Each film will be co-presented by local non-profits and followed by a panel discussion with experts, activists and municipal leaders. There is a suggested donation of $5 per film...

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Instead of shopping ‘til you drop at the malls or Big Box stores the day after Thanksgiving consider taking a  naturalist led hike on a KLT Preserve instead.  Explore your favorite KLT Public place or one you seldom visit.  We’ll be hosting family friendly hikes on 3 of our 4 Public Places (Brave Boat Headwaters, Norton & Remick) Check back for times.

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Join us on December 2 @ the STAR Theatre for the 1st Seacoast Environmental Film Festival. This promises to be a full day of enriching and inspiring films and and follow-up discussions about critical local and global environmental issues. Come for one film or see them all. Hosted by Kittery Land Trust in conjunction with our close partners; the Mt. Agamenticus to the Sea Conservation Initiative (MtA2C), Gateway to...

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Climate Change

Climate Change


Posted on Aug 11, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Because lands protected by land trust’s such as KLT are owned and managed “in perpetuity”, we take a very long view while doing our work. Exactly how a rapidly changing (in geological terms) climate will effect land, ecosystems and biological diversity in Kittery is unknown.  But we don’t need that much precision to know that greater variety and better connections will help future Kittery residents (human...

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Did you know the territory for Cottontails, the only native rabbit in New England, has diminished 86% since the 1950s?  In Maine, these bunnies are now only found in York and Cumberland counties, and are a rare species to see: they are listed as an endangered animal in our state. As our forests have matured, the shrub land that the Cottontail needs for survival has drastically declined.  This early-successional habitat,...

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