September 12, 2018 - September 11, 2019

Sep 16

Forest Legacy Trail Week

Join RLHT staff for a few hours to put the finishing touches on our Forest Legacy Trail system. Have time? We can be flexible. With over 5 miles of trail to trim, we would love your help for a few hours or all day. Stay for an hour or two, we will appreciate any time you can give! Contact Alyssa Andrews at aandrews@rlht.org or at (207) 864-7311 to…

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Sep 18

Cupsuptic Lake Park Trail Volunteer Day

Join RLHT staff for a few hours to put the finishing touches on bog bridges at Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground's Trail! Lots of lifting and hammering to be done! Stay for an hour or two, we will appreciate any time you can give! Please bring work gloves, eye protection, water, sturdy shoes, and a sunny attitude! After helping out, volunteers…

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Feb 19

EcoVenture - Winter Session

All new in 2019! This session is open to CURRENT 1st and 2nd Graders with 12 spots available and will run 9 AM - 3 PM daily. Pickup and drop off will be the parents or guardians responsibility.  We'll spend our mornings at RLHT's new office at 2424 Main St., Rangeley, learning about the natural world with age-appropriate games and activities. Our…

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Feb 23

Kids Ice Fishing Day

What to Expect:  All holes will be pre-drilled, and all fishing equipment and bait are provided by donation from members of the community. Supplies will be limited.  We’ve invited Maine Game Wardens and State Biologists to join us on the ice. They will be fishing and available for questions.  Location: Haley Pond, Downtown Rangeley What to…

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Mar 21

Full Moon Hike at Hatchery Brook Preserve

Experience the sights and sounds of the forest at night during one of our Full Moon Hikes at Hatchery Brook Preserve. Night hiking is a unique experience everyone should experience. This hike will give plenty of opportunities to view the Village of Rangeley at night, so bring your camera! Hikers should dress appropriately and have snowshoes. Please…

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Apr 16

EcoVenture - Spring Session

All new in 2019! This session is open to CURRENT 1 - 4 Graders with 12 spots available and will run 9 AM - 3 PM daily. Pickup and drop off will be the parents or guardians responsibility.  We'll spend our mornings at RLHT's new office at 2424 Main St., Rangeley, learning about the natural world with age-appropriate games and activities. Our…

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May 29

Walk the Woods - Hatchery Brook Preserve

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Hatchery Brook Preserve outer loop. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Hatchery Brook Trail is located on the outskirts of Rangeley village and features 50 acres of forested land and a 1/2 mile of frontage on…

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Jun 5

Walk the Woods - Cupsuptic Lake Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on Cupsuptic Lake Trail at Cupsutpic Lake Park and Campground. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Trailhead is located within CLPC. The Trail features wetland habitat and is truly unique in this region. The trail is often…

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Jun 7

Rangeley Birding Festival

Join us June 7th - 9th for the inaugural Rangeley Birding Festival to experience the rich bird life that flourishes at the intersection of northern forest, stunning, clear lakes and the High Peaks of western Maine. The Rangeley Lakes region is the premier birding destination for rare and sought-after species in New England. Deep in the heart of…

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Jun 8

Stories & S'mores

Join RLHT, MFM and the Rangeley Public Library on a hike geared towards 4-6-year-olds and their families! Enjoy a walk in the woods, stopping for nature-themed stories! A campfire awaits you at the end of the walk, with the goodies to make your own s’mores. Cost: Free, donations welcome. Participants must register (We don't want to run out of…

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Jun 12

McDevitt Woods Volunteer Week

Join us on our John J. McDevitt Woods property, located on the Magalloway River in Lincoln Plantation. Nestled in the hills between Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and the Dartmouth Second College Grant, the parcel contributes to 230 acres to contiguous conservation land that dominate the headwaters of the Magalloway, Dead Diamond and Swift…

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Jun 12

Walk the Woods - Hunter Cove Uplands

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the Hunter Cove Uplands. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   Explore the new 4+ miles of trail recently laid in by the Maine Conservation Corps. This trail has is more rigorous than many RLHT trails; longer in length and…

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Jun 17

Full Moon Hike

Experience the sights and sounds of the forest at night during one of our Full Moon Hikes at Hatchery Brook Preserve. Night hiking is a unique experience everyone should experience. This hike will give plenty of opportunities to view the Village of Rangeley at night, so bring your camera! Hikers should dress appropriately and wear trail shoes or…

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Jun 19

Walk the Woods - Cascade Stream Gorge

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at Cascade Stream Gorge Trail. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer. The Cascade Gorge Trail provides excellent opportunities for photographing wildlife, scenic waterfalls, and local flora. Sturdy non-slip footwear is strongly encouraged…

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Jun 22

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid is a 16-hour course focused on general medical concepts and basic life support skills. Accidents happen when we least expect it. Learn what to to do when people get sick, hurt or lost. This course is perfectly suited for outdoor enthusiasts and seasonal outdoor staff and will prepare you with the medical skills you may need in…

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Jun 26

Walk the Woods - Rangeley River Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Rangeley River Trail. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Rangeley River parcel is located on Route 16 in Oquossoc and is accessible via Hatchery Road, located behind Oquossoc Grocery.  This 150-acre property…

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Jul 9

EcoVenture Youth Camp

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age-appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 10

Walk the Woods - Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer. HCWS trail system winds through 100 acres of forested land on a beautiful 1/2 mile section of Hunter Cove on Rangeley Lake. The property provides habitat for a…

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Jul 13

Stories & S'mores

Join RLHT, MFM and the Rangeley Public Library on a hike geared towards 4-6-year-olds and their families! Enjoy a walk in the woods, stopping for nature-themed stories! A campfire awaits you at the end of the walk, with the goodies to make your own s’mores. Cost: Free, donations welcome.  

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Jul 16

EcoVenture Youth Camp

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age-appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 17

Walk the Woods - South Bog Conservation Area

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the South Bog Conservation Area. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The South Bog Conservation Area features 1000 acres of primarily forested uplands surrounding South Bog Stream. The property includes extensive bog wetlands…

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Jul 23

EcoVenture Youth Camp

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age-appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 24

Walk the Woods - Bonney Point Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Bonney Point Trail. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Bonney Point parcel is located on Route 4 between Rangeley and Oquossoc and features 280 acres of land interspersed with rolling fields and meadows.   With…

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Jul 30

EcoVenture Youth Camp

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age-appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Jul 31

Walk the Woods - Hatchery Brook Preserve

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Hatchery Brook Preserve outer loop. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Hatchery Brook Trail is located on the outskirts of Rangeley village and features 50 acres of forested land and a 1/2 mile of frontage on…

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Aug 6

EcoVenture Youth Camp

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age-appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more.  Again this year EcoVenture will feature three overnight backcountry trips for our Black…

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Aug 7

Walk the Woods - Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer. HCWS trail system winds through 100 acres of forested land on a beautiful 1/2 mile section of Hunter Cove on Rangeley Lake. The property provides habitat for a…

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Aug 9

RLHT's Annual Picnic & Membership Meeting

  Join Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Friday, August 9th, 2019 Starting at 4:00 PM At John & Rachel Morton’s 11 Cedar Drive, Rangeley, ME 04970 Spend a serene summer evening with the Board and Staff of Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, meet your neighbors and celebrate our community. The live music and spectacular view of Rangeley Lake will provide…

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Aug 10

Stories & S'mores

Join RLHT, MFM and the Rangeley Public Library on a hike geared towards 4-6-year-olds and their families! Enjoy a walk in the woods, stopping for nature-themed stories! A campfire awaits you at the end of the walk, with the goodies to make your own s’mores. Cost: Free, donations welcome.  

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Aug 11

Identifying New England’s Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

Taught by the expert, Greg Marley, this day-long class is devoted to building the skills needed to identify common mushrooms and to begin a lifetime of wild mushrooming. The class will combine lecture and outdoor experience to look at identification features, ecology and the seasonal occurrence of mushrooms.We will look at edible as well as common…

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Aug 12

Rangeley Connects - Speaker Prof. Harvey Milkman

Join us for a special session to envision Rangeley as a model rural community where:      - All people are active and outdoors year-round     - Individual and community health outcomes are continually improving     - The environment and economy benefit Professor Harvey Milkman, of Reykjavik University in Iceland will introduce the…

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Aug 14

Walk the Woods - Hunter Cove Uplands

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at the Hunter Cove Uplands. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   Explore the new 4+ miles of trail recently laid in by the Maine Conservation Corps.    Put on sturdy shoes, grab a bottle of water and charge your camera…

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Aug 21

Walk the Woods - Cascade Stream Gorge

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods at Cascade Stream Gorge Trail. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer. The Cascade Gorge Trail provides excellent opportunities for photographing wildlife, scenic waterfalls, and local flora. Sturdy non-slip footwear is strongly encouraged…

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Aug 28

Walk the Woods - Rangeley River Trail

Join RLHT staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Rangeley River Trail. Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.   The Rangeley River parcel is located on Route 16 in Oquossoc and is accessible via Hatchery Road, located behind Oquossoc Grocery.  This 150-acre property…

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