Want to help care for the place you love?

We depend on many volunteers to help carry out our mission to preserve, protect and maintain the character of our home – the Lake Region.

As a Loon Echo Volunteer you could…

  • Explore great new places and meet great new people
  • Learn new skills
  • Help LELT in our mission to protect & steward land for future generations

From trail maintenance to general office support, there is a perfect volunteer opportunity at Loon Echo waiting for you! If you have the passion, skills and time to offer to Loon Echo please fill out the form below. Or download the Volunteer Options Form, fill it out, and return it to us.

2020 Volunteer Work Days

Trail Work at Pleasant Mountain
April 18, 9:00 AM
Pleasant Mountain Preserve, Denmark

Join Maine AMC volunteers as we spruce up the Ledges Trail after the long winter. Clearing drainage, building rock steps and brushing in “social trails” will be on the agenda as conditions allow. Tools and training provided. Appropriate work clothes, pants and boots required, plenty of water and snacks always encouraged. Meet at the Ledges trail head parking area at 8:45 AM. Approximately 6 hours. 

Earth Day Trail Work
Pondicherry Park, Bridgton
April 18th, 9:00 AM

Come along with staff from Loon Echo and Lakes Environmental Association (LEA) as they host a morning of sprucing up the trails at Pondicherry Park with the Pondicherry Park Stewardship Committee. Participants will learn about basic trail oversight, the history of the Park and the meaning of Earth Day.  The Bridgton Community Center will host volunteers for a grilled chicken picnic at 12:30 PM at the Community Center. Appropriate work clothes, boots and gloves required. Tools and training provided. Bug spray and extra waters recommended. Meet at the Community Center at 8:45. Approximately 3 hours. Easy to moderate.

May 1st
Time & Location TBD

National Trails Day
June 6, 9:00 AM
Pleasant Mountain Preserve, Denmark

Give back on National Trails Day! Ledges Trail at Pleasant Mountain is one of the most popular hiking trails in the State of Maine. With heavy use comes continual maintenance needs. Join LELT staff and learn some basic trail work techniques. No experience necessary. Appropriate work clothes, sturdy boots, tick repellant, water and snacks are required. Approximately 5 hours Strenuous

Loon Echo Trek
September 19, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Pleasant Mountain/Shawnee Peak

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Please contact us if you have questions or want to discuss a great idea!