Category: Recent Activities

Browning Family Reserve Dedication

Gail Browning was honored on a recent Saturday morning for her generous donation of over 26 acres of land along High Street in Sanford. Mousam Way Land Trust gratefully accepted this wonderful property, which abuts the Trust’s Fawcett-Goodwin Reserve. There’s now a tract of… Continue Reading “Browning Family Reserve Dedication”

Lowd Environmental Reserve dedication

On a recent warm August morning, a dedication ceremony for The Lowd Environmental Reserve was hosted by directors of Mousam Way Land Trust. Rebecca Legro and husband Donald unveiled the road side sign as she and her family were honored for the donation of… Continue Reading “Lowd Environmental Reserve dedication”

Walmart cybergrant awarded to trust

Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust July 9, 2021 Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust is happy to announce that it has been awarded a Walmart Community Grant Program Cybergrant from its Sanford’s store. This grant will help to install a watering system for the Sanford… Continue Reading “Walmart cybergrant awarded to trust”

Garden to Forest Tour with Three Rivers Land Trust

A public event to highlight the Sanford Community Forest Project and the future of collaborations between neighbors! Three Rivers Land Trust and Mousam Way Land Trust invite friends and neighbors to a walk through the McKeon Reserve and to the proposed Sanford Community Forest… Continue Reading “Garden to Forest Tour with Three Rivers Land Trust”

Kennebunk Savings Bank Volunteers Help Build Safe Trails at Lowd Reserve

On an unusually warm May morning, thoughtful folks from Kennebunk Savings Bank volunteered alongside Sanford Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust directors to complete the installations of two footbridges and a boardwalk at the Trust’s latest acquisition—a 16 acre reserve donated by Mrs. Rebecca Legro.… Continue Reading “Kennebunk Savings Bank Volunteers Help Build Safe Trails at Lowd Reserve”

Assisted Migration Project

Continued climate warming will disrupt our forests and their ability to lessen the impact of high CO2 levels.  We will lose our cool adapted evergreens and hardwoods which ,in turn, will change the nature of the forest and everything in and around it.  The… Continue Reading “Assisted Migration Project”

Sanford Community Garden accepting applications for 2021 growing season

A few 4-ft by 12-ft beds are available for those who would like to raise their own vegetables, herbs or flowers.  There is no fee for a bed and all gardening materials and tools are supplied.  Each gardener must volunteer six hours of their… Continue Reading “Sanford Community Garden accepting applications for 2021 growing season”

Kennebunk Savings supports community garden expansion Kennebunk Savings recently provided a donation of over $3,000 to the Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust in support of its new and already-expanding community garden. The bank has been a partner on this project from the beginning, with donations totaling over $18,000 since… Continue Reading “Kennebunk Savings supports community garden expansion”

City Committee and Trust Complete Major Improvement

A trails connection between Blanchard Road in Springvale and Sanford City’s Rail Trail was recently competed. This long-awaited, joint effort between Sanford Trails Committee and Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust connects non-motorized trail users to the 2 ½ miles of trails on the McKeon… Continue Reading “City Committee and Trust Complete Major Improvement”

Beaver Deceivers to Protect Deering Pond

By Kevin McKeon On a recent warm November day, as part of its directives of preserving special places and maintaining critical habitats, Mousam Way Land Trust worked with the Sanford Trails Committee and a generous donor to complete a project along Sanford’s Rail Trail. Spring time typically brings… Continue Reading “Beaver Deceivers to Protect Deering Pond”