Androscoggin Land Trust buys Camp Gustin in Sabattus

ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY Posted 7:28 PM Updated at 7:28 PMINCREASE FONT SIZEResize Font
Androscoggin Land Trust buys Camp Gustin in Sabattus
Androscoggin Land Trust closed on the 95-acre Camp Gustin property Sept. 15 after raising $325,000 in donations and securing a gap funding loan. The Gustin family fully supported the deal which will allow local Boy Scouts to continue using the grounds.

Androscoggin Land Trust purchases Camp Gustin

Maine’s Androscoggin Land Trust just achieved a goal some thought it wouldn’t be able to achieve: It purchased the 95-acre Camp Gustin, located about 30 miles southwest of the state capital, for $415,000. The Trust, which solicited public donations to conserve the land, was able to complete the acquisition after it secured a loan from nonprofit The Conservation Fund and a grant from the state.

ALT announces a Poetry Contest

Poetry is in everything we do, opening and connecting our minds to others and the natural world.  This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act.  Androscoggin Land Trust, in partnership with the Auburn Public Library, is pleased to offer an amateur...

Camp Gustin Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Auburn, ME – Androscoggin Land Trust announces Fundraising Campaign to purchase Camp Gustin Androscoggin Land Trust is pleased to announce the official launch of a fundraising campaign aimed at raising money to conserve and purchase Camp...

Earth Week activities and trail cleanup

Saturday April 17th – Barker Mill Trash Clean Up (Stephen Martelli is in) 1:00pm-3:00pm Monday April 19th – Garcelon Bog Clean Up and trail extension presentation. 4:00pm – 6:00pm Wednesday April 21st – History of ALT with Executive Director,...

Signs of Spring on ALT Lands

Spring Flowers I first hear spring arrive in the calls of the Red-winged Blackbirds filling the swamps. I know that soon the American Woodcock will appear in open fields probing for worms and conducting their courtship dance at dusk. The earliest flowers start...

A Winter Morning Spent In The Woods With Foresters

Walking up the Alden Hill Road towards the Androscoggin Land Trust’s managed logging operation, the weather was biting cold, about 16 degrees, but clear and crisp. My 14 year old Prius had decided it was not up for the half mile icy climb to the logging yard where I...

Riverlands State Park fall visit

This fall, Androscoggin Land Trust Board member, Debbie Poliquin, and her friends Venise Wilding, Penny Gimpel and Lynne Barlow met at Riverlands State Park in Turner for a fall mountain bike ride.  It had recently rained, so some of the trails were wet. The rain...