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"Where's Wildlife in Winter?"
Sat., Feb. 7, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Led by Gil Paquette

Silver Brook Trail at
Broadturn Farm,
Followed by hot cocoa in the barn
and a visit with the farmers.

Free for All, and Fun for Kids!
Meet behind farm, off Hanson Road

SLT Charts Economic Impact
of Conserving Broadburn Farm

Home Page - Introduction

The Scarborough Land Trust conserves land for people, for wildlife—forever. We are a private, non-profit, community- based organization. Our mission is to conserve land where natural resources, scenic vistas and historical significance offer unique value to our community. To date, we have protected more than 1,200 acres in Scarborough for public benefit.

At 50 square miles, Scarborough is one of the largest towns in southern Maine. It is also one of the fastest growing towns in state.

Scarborough has exceptional natural resources, from the state's largest salt marsh (Scarborough Marsh), to 8 miles of coastline, 4 public beaches, 5 rivers that meander through town, and vast upland acres of prime former farmland. Flowing from west to east through almost the entire length of town, the Nonesuch River is the largest source of fresh water for the Scarborough Marsh.

Founded in 1977 as the Owascoag Land Conservation Trust (Owascoag is the Native American name for "the land of many grasses"), we were later renamed Scarborough Land Trust to reflect the rich diversity of Scarborough's natural resources. SLT has an Executive Director, an active Board of Directors, and many volunteers. We work with many partners to conserve land in Scarborough, and rely on financial contributions from both year-round and summer residents.

SLT has worked successfully with both landowners and developers to preserve land. The Trust educates people about land conservation and works with anyone wishing to protect land. Supporting SLT is one way to promote land conservation in Scarborough. All current contributors are considered members of SLT. Click here to learn more about making a gift to SLT or volunteer opportunities.

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SLT Conserves 40 Acres at Willey

News release - Map


SLT President Paul Austin &
Kathy Perreault at the closing.

The 135-acre
Benjamin Farm Property is
Now Conserved - Forever!

Closing was held 12/12/14.

Read the news release.

Our thanks to all who supported this
major conservation project.

Stay tuned in the months ahead
on planning for the property.

Click on the items below for
Landscape Photo
Map 1 : Map 2


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Scarborough Land  Trust

Scarborough Land Trust
P.O. Box 1237
Scarborough, ME 04070

7 Oak Hill Terrace, 2nd Floor


Telephone: 207-289-1199