Mission Statement

Vinalhaven Land Trust promotes the conservation and appreciation of our island's significant plant and wildlife habitat, our water resources, and scenic or traditionally valued spaces in order to preserve the character of the community for generations to come.

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Movie Night

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Friday, January 24th, 6:30 PM

Vinalhaven Town Office


In partnership with Our Island CARES, we will be hosting movie nights this winter.


The 2009 science fiction film, Avatar is set on the distant moon called Pandora in the 22nd century. Humans are trying to colonize Pandora in order to mine the mineral unobtanium. The mining threatens the survival of the indigenous tribe called the Na'vi. Rated PG-13.  2 hours and 42 minutes.


Movie and popcorn FREE, all are welcome!



Story Trail

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 Hike the story trail and read a book!

Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak


The story follows a young boy, Max who dresses in a wolf costume, much to the dismay of his family. After being sent to bed without his supper, Max's room is transformed into a jungle where wild beasts roam. After managing to intimidate the beasts, he enjoys playing with his new subjects. Eventually, he gets lonely and decides to return home where a hot supper is waiting for him.

Snowshoe Pop-up

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Date: TBD

Winter 2020


This winter Banner Moffat will lead a snowshoe walk, when there is plenty of fluffy snow. We will post the day and time on Facebook, and send out an email. Let us know if you want to be included on the email list. FREE!

Movie Night

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Thursday, February 13th, 6:30 PM  


Movie Night: TBD

Movie Matinee: The Little Prince

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Thursday, February 20th, 1 PM 


The Little Prince (2016) is an animated film based on the 1943 novella of the same name by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. When an over-scheduled girl befriends an eccentric aviator, he regales her with tales of an unusual boy who lives on an asteroid. Rated PG, 110 minutes. FREE!

Movie Night: Anthropocene

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Thursday, March 5, 6:30 PM


The 2018 film, Anthropocene made by Canadian filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky  documents the impact humans have made on the planet. The third in a series of films: Manufactured Landscapes (2006) and  Watermark (2012). Winner at the Canadian Screen Awards for Best Feature Length Documentary, and Best Cinematography in a Documentary. Anthropocene refers to a proposed geological epoch dating from the commencement of significant human impact on Earth's geology and ecosystems, including, but not limited to, anthropogenic climate change. 87 minutes. NR

FREE!

About Us

Hiking

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Our preserve guides show you how to get there, some history, and point out what features, flora, and fauna to expect from the trails. You can print brochures from the website, or visit our kiosk at Skoog Park.

Kids

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School has begun! We have lots of great environmental education programs scheduled for this year. Saltwater Classroom is a new ocean science program for grades 4-6. Click below to see what VLT supports at Vinalhaven School.

Events

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It was a great season of walks and talks, stay tuned to the Wind, Facebook, for next summer's walks and talks.



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Vinalhaven Land Trust promotes the conservation and appreciation of our island's significant plant and wildlife habitat, our water resources, and scenic or traditionally valued spaces in order to preserve the character of the community for generations to come.


Click on the Donate Now button to pay your new or renewal membership ($20 for individuals, $40 per couple), or to make an additional donation. 


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Contact Us

Stop by and see us!

When the flag is up, visitors are welcome in the office to peruse the many maps of island ecology and visit the Al and Hilary Creighton Resource Room. Located at Skoog Park, .2 miles from the ferry terminal.

Vinalhaven Land Trust

12 Skoog Park Rd, Vinalhaven, Maine 04863, United States

Mailing address: Vinalhaven Land Trust P.O. Box 268 VInalhaven, ME 04863 (207) 863-2543

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09:00 am – 02:00 pm

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