Welcome to Nature Fix Fridays!
Kennebunk Land Trust brings the flora, fauna, and beauty of our preserves right to your inbox.

Check out upcoming events and activities!

We'll see you on the trail.

For previous editions, click here!

This week's newsletter includes:

  • Watch out for Wildlife!
  • Tickets on sale for Seaside Summer Soirée 
  • KLT's Online Store is now open!
  • Seasonal Series Childers's Program with KFL
  • New Storybook Trail at Oxbow Preserve!
  • July's Naturalist Walk
  • 'Nature Reads' with Kennebunk Free Library
  • Bird Blog!

Want to get more involved with KLT in 2023?

Visit our Volunteer Page here to let us know what kind of volunteering you'd like to do, such as Acquisition, Development or Stewardship committees, board appointments, and more!

Watch out for Wildlife!

This time of year, lots of animals are nesting, laying eggs, hatching, and fledging nests.

Please take care and stay on marked trails, leave wildlife plenty of space, and keep eyes out to make sure dogs don't disturb nests or habitats.

Let's share the preserves with our animal friends so they can thrive!

Photo of painted turtle laying eggs in a dug nest at For All Forever Preserve

Buy Tickets here!

Celebrate summer in style! 🎉✨

📅 Date: Thursday, July 13

⏰ Time: 6 - 8p.m.

📍Location: The Colony Hotel,


Our second annual summer celebration!

Enjoy drinks and fare on the Colony Hotel's Ocean Porch.

Lawn bar, games, and fun raffle prizes!

Help fundraise for exciting upcoming projects, and continue to support land conservation and stewardship in Kennebunk.

New for 2023!

Get your spot for the Super Supporter Hour!

A limited number of tickets get early admittance to the event with exclusive special appetizers, music by Beau Dalleo Music, and a Super Supporter commemorative glass.

Celebrate even longer and show your Super Support!

This Super Supporter Hour is sponsored by Seacoast Financial Planning, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial.

Thank you so much!

🌅 Embrace Summer with us!

Celebrate the beauty of our coastal community and raise funds for Kennebunk Land Trust projects and programs. Join us for an evening of entertainment and environmental stewardship at the Seaside Summer Soiree!

Ticket sales end July 7th - get yours today!

Buy Tickets here!

Thank you to our returning sponsors of Boiling Spring Landscape; Libby O'Brien Kingsley & Champion Law Firm; Woodman Edmands, Attorneys at Law; Douston Construction Inc., and Bergen Parkinson Attorneys.

Pop-up online store for the month of June!

Hats, beach towels, totes, shirts, tanks, and more!

Support Kennebunk Land Trust

🌿Shop with Style! 🌿

We are excited to announce the launch of our

Pop Up Apparel Store for the month of June!

All proceeds from the store benefit land conservation and stewardship programs. Choose from a a variety items perfect summer.

By making a purchase you are getting a fun new item and contributing towards preservation of natural spaces in Kennebunk.

Don't miss this opportunity to shop for a cause!

All items are embroidered with the KLT logo with colors of your choice.

Items will be processed once the store closes.


Hurry now - the store closes on June 30!

Nature Walk with KLT!

Jul 1, 2023, from 10 - 11:30 a.m.

For All Forever Preserve

The theme is "Wildflowers."

Click here to register for July! 

Mark your calendar for the monthly

nature walks!

  • January 7 - Alewive Woods - "New Beginnings"
  • February 11 – Wonderbrook Preserve. Theme: “Cold Survivors”
  • March 4 – For All Forever Preserve. Theme: “Birds”
  • April 1 – Oxbow Preserve. Theme: “Trees”
  • May 6 – Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary. Theme: “Vernal Pools”
  • June 3 – Butler Preserve. Theme: “Water”
  • July 1 – For All Forever Preserve. Theme: “Wildflowers” - Register here
  • August 5 - Hope Cemetery and Woods. Theme: “Trees in Summer”
  • September 2 – Sea Road Preserve. Theme: “Bugs/Ferns”
  • October 7 - Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary
  • November 4 – Butler Preserve. Theme: “Geology”
  • December 2 – For All Forever Preserve. Theme: “Winter Weeds”

Each month, our friends at Kennebunk Free Library develop a book list that matches that month's walk theme.

Enjoy nature walk and pair it with a good book!

Time for the Spring Seasonal Series children's program with Kennebunk Free Library!

  1. For the month of June, read one of the bird books chosen by the library.
  2. After, use the bird template page - found either at the Library or Kennebunk Land Trust office - and head out on a KLT trail to decorate your bird using found objects from nature. Be sure to listen for the sounds of the migrating birds in springtime.
  3. Bring your decorated bird back to the library and display it on the mural with all the others!

New Storybook Trail!

Visit Oxbow Preserve to take a stroll along the Mousam River and read "The Circus Ship" by Chris Van Dusen. Thank you to Kennebunk High School volunteer Annalise Cowing for choosing this as her senior project!

Gift memberships are here!

Do good with your gifts!

Show your loved ones what you care about with Kennebunk Land Trust

Gift Memberships!

These packages include a range of goodies to welcome a new member and share with them all we have to offer. If you're looking for a special and unique gift that does some good, give your loved one a Kennebunk Land Trust

Gift Membership today.

You can give the package yourself, or have it mailed directly to the recipient. Visit our Shop KLT Page for more information and purchase yours today!

Gift the Gift of Nature!
Gift the Gift of Nature!

Bring Nature Home! 

Writing the Land: Maine

This anthology of poems and photography showcases many land trusts throughout Maine.

Poems for Kennebunk Land Trust  were written by Cynthia Lozier and inspired by

Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary.

Photos of our preserves are from local residents. 

More Information + Order your copy here

     Listen and see the inspiration

Poet Cynthia Lozier recorded a reading of one of her poems from the book.

Link above!

More Information + Order Here

Read our new 'Bird Blog'!

The KLT Bird Walk series was so exciting and full of wildlife - we wanted to share it with everyone!

Hear from the naturalist guides about the animals seen and heard on the early morning walks.

See incredible wildlife photos taken by guides and attendees.

Northern Cardinal. PC: Jack Coughlin

Link to 'Bird Blog'

We'll be back with more walks late-summer for shorebirds! Stay tuned.

Fundraise for KLT with CLYNK!

You don't even had to have an account! Simply drop off your returnable cans and bottles with the KLT Clynk bag to at your local Hannaford store.

Pick up CLYNK bags at our 6 Brown Street office, or at any KLT event.

You can also donate directly via your existing account by clicking DONATE and choosing KLT. 

Become a monthly donor!

Join our Evergreen Circle - These are monthly, recurring memberships at the amount of your choosing.

Evergreen Circle Member’s easily guarantee their support of KLT’s mission all year long.

We are a member-powered organization! Become a Member today.

Renew your membership today!

Annual renewal reminders are sent via email and snail mail. Contact us to check your status, or submit your membership today.

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