All LELT events will take current guidance from state and local officials into consideration in order to protect the health of everyone in our community. Precautions may include physical distancing, limiting the number of participants, required pre-registration, and wearing masks. All events are subject to cancellation and/or changes.

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The week's events

All outdoor events are subject to weather conditions and/or date changes. Events will be postponed or cancelled when dangerous conditions or severe weather are forecasted. For more information, please contact (207) 647-4352, stewardship@lelt.org for updates.

For hikes and work days, always wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions and varied terrain. Please bring water and snacks with you. Obedient dogs on leashes are welcome at LELT events unless specified. “Like” us on Facebook for more information on upcoming events!

2021 Calendar of Events

April 7 – Forest Therapy Walk with Holon Healing

April 8 – Webinar: What Happens to Our Water? with Paul Hunt of Portland Water District

April 23 – Vernal Pool Exploration at Tiger Hill Community Forest

April 22 – Earth Day in Bridgton – Community Center Cleanup

May 1 – Spring Birding on Pleasant Mountain

May 6 – Webinar: Prioritizing Climate in Conservation with Matt Markot and Hadley Couraud of LELT

May 7 – Pleasant Mountain Hike


May 22 – Sebago Lake Watershed Tree Farmers Event

5/22/21 11am
Crooked River Forest & Fluvial Brewing

Tree Farmers and landowners are invited to a Maine Tree Farm kick-off event on May 22 for the Sebago Stewardship Hub. This will include a tour of Loon Echo Land Trust’s Crooked River Forest, a recently designated Tree Farm.


May 26 – Raymond Community Forest Hike

5/26/21 6:30pm
Raymond Community Forest

Join us for an evening hike up Pismire Mountain at Raymond Community Forest, led by LELT board member Quincy Van Winkle. Moderate hike, please bring a headlamp, water, and wear appropriate footwear.


June 13 – Trail Running Workshop

6/13/21 8am
Pondicherry Park

Come run with and learn from professional running coaches on Loon Echo Land Trust trails! Get tips on form, injury prevention, gear, and any other questions you have about trail running. Come to one, two, or all three runs. All paces, all distances. No runner left behind! Learn More


July 11 – Trail Running Workshop

7/11/21 8am
Raymond Community Forest

Come run with and learn from professional running coaches on Loon Echo Land Trust trails! Get tips on form, injury prevention, gear, and any other questions you have about trail running. Come to one, two, or all three runs. All paces, all distances. No runner left behind! Learn More


August 5 – Sunset Concert with Bruce Marshall

August 5, 6pm – 8pm
Narramissic Farm, Bridgton

We’re excited to welcome back – again! – local (and LELT) favorite Bruce Marshall for a fourth Acoustic Sunset concert season. A tireless performer with great originals, an expressive, soulful voice and accompanying guitar style on acoustic and steel dobro, he’s earned a reputation as one of New England’s best. Bruce has opened for the likes of BB King and most recently, Jay Leno.

Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic.

Suggested donation: $10/person. Proceeds to benefit Narramissic & Peabody-Fitch Woods.


August 15 – Trail Running Workshop

7/11/21, 8am
Bald Pate Mountain Preserve

Come run with and learn from professional running coaches on Loon Echo Land Trust trails! Get tips on form, injury prevention, gear, and any other questions you have about trail running. Come to one, two, or all three runs. All paces, all distances. No runner left behind! Learn More


August 20 – Maine Outdoor Film Festival

August 20, 2021
Hacker’s Hill Preserve

Join LELT and the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of Outdoor Films, shown outdoors at Hacker’s Hill Preserve.

Show Time: 30 minutes after sunset (about 8:15)
Doors: 7:45 pm
Suggested donation: $10/adult. You may donate online now or at the event. Donations are non-refundable. Proceeds to benefit Loon Echo Land Trust. 

RAIN DATE: 8/25/21, same time, same place


August 29- Save the Date: Plein Air Art Day at Narramissic & Peabody-Fitch Woods

More info coming soon!


Trek for the Trails

September 2021
Any LELT Preserve

Run, walk, hike, bike, skip or drive- all on your own time and to support the trails you love! The Trek is LELT’s biggest fundraising event of the year. You’ll have all of September to complete your Trek. All Trekkers are encouraged to document their Trek with a selfie or video, as well as raise money from friends and family to support local trails & conservation.