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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...

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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, formed of...

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Rustlewood Farm

Rustlewood Farm


Posted on Aug 15, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

300  acres of farmland — fields, forest and wetlands– stretching from Kittery to Eliot. KLT purchased two conservation easements on the farm in 2014, which have eliminated the possibility of future residential development. The land protects nearly a mile of Spruce Creek and maintains the open vistas along Wilson Road (Rte 101). The Johnson family continues to own and farm the land, the last dairy farm in Kittery. Year round, public...

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