Loon Echo Land Trust to hold meeting, showshoe tour of Peabody-Fitch project

BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust’s staff will hold an information session on the proposed Peabody-Fitch Woods project, as well as a snowshoe tour of the site next week.

The information session will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Loon Echo Office, 8 Depot St, Suite 4. Residents and visitors may learn about the project and to hear about the plans for the property.
Staff from Loon Echo will also lead an informational snowshoe walk of the property on from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, with a weather date of Saturday, Dec. 15. Those attending should meet at Narramissic Farm, 46 Narramissic Road. Snowshoes will be available, free of charge, by request for those needing them, but anyone with snowshoes should bring their own. Email membership@lelt.org or call 207-647-4352.

Loon Echo protects nearly 6,700 acres of land and manages 31 miles of multi-use trails in the northern Sebago Lake region. Its mission is to work with the local residents to conserve the region’s natural resources and character for current and future generations. Loon Echo serves seven towns including Bridgton, Casco, Denmark, Harrison, Naples, Raymond and Sebago with an area of 320 square miles located directly north of Sebago Lake. Loon Echo works within its service area to safeguard water quality, preserve scenic locations such as Bald Pate Mountain, Hacker’s Hill and Pleasant Mountain, and provide outreach and fun educational programs to the public. Loon Echo assists landowners to take steps to ensure future generations will benefit from the preservation of their lands. Member support is what enables Loon Echo to carry out their mission and provides funding for their land conservation and stewardship endeavors.

For more information, visit www.lelt.org, call 207-647-4352 or visit at 8 Depot St. any time between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.