Category: Recent Activities

1777 Sweat Homestead to Become the Louise Virginia Hurd Morin Preserve

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Trail Signs Installed at McKeon Reserve

Trail sign posts at all trail intersections are now installed and trees have been painted with bright red circles along the Reserve’s 2 ½ miles of trails. Informational placards were also installed at various points of interest. And at the six entrances — 4… Continue Reading “Trail Signs Installed at McKeon Reserve”

Kids Can Grow! 2022 Wraps Up With Graduation

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s York County Kids Can Grow! 4-H program for 2022 held its final class Saturday, 9-24-2022, at their classroom and learning center at the David & Linda Pence Ecology Center, part of Mousam Way Land Trust’s McKeon Reserve in… Continue ReadingKids Can Grow! 2022 Wraps Up With Graduation

Sanford Community Garden Application

Sanford has a community garden where those who lack access to suitable land can grow their own organic vegetables, flowers, and herbs in 4-foot by 12-foot raised beds. There are also some 3-foot by 5-foot Kids Beds for your supervised young gardeners! All tools… Continue Reading “Sanford Community Garden Application”

Internship Application

We are offering internships for folks interested in gaining experience with promoting natural resource conservation. Some projects could include: butterfly/moth inventory and pollinator establishment at Great Works Reserve; Kids Day Camp establishment at McKeon Reserve; erecting and organizing a 28’x48′ greenhouse: Trailhead design, including… Continue Reading “Internship Application”

Sanford Community Garden Now Accepting Applications

Seed catalogues are coming in, and it’s time to think about our gardens, and renew not only our scents of the spring gardening soil but also our 2022 Sanford Community Gardening applications. The Garden is part of the David and Linda Pence Community Ecology Center… Continue Reading “Sanford Community Garden Now Accepting Applications”

Mousam Way Land Trust Awarded Clean Trail Grant  

Mousam Way Land Trust is happy to announce the receipt of a Clean Trail Grant, a program developed by  to foster respect, care, and integrity of landscapes within which we all enjoy trail use.  From their website: “Here at ExtremeTerrain, we respect the… Continue Reading “Mousam Way Land Trust Awarded Clean Trail Grant  “

Boardwalk & Viewing Platform for an Atlantic White Cedar Swamp

Sanford-Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust (MWLT) owns property known as Great Works Environmental Reserve, adjacent to both Sand Pond and the North Berwick border in South Sanford.  It is open from dawn to dusk for people to visit.  From the sign and trailhead at… Continue Reading “Boardwalk & Viewing Platform for an Atlantic White Cedar Swamp”

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”