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Brave Boat Headwaters Project

Photo by Andrew Pearson

Habitat and Water Quality Improvement    at Rustlewood Farm

Shrubland is currently being developed at KLT's recently conserved, 300-acre Rustlewood Farm. The goal of this work is to help protect the water quality of Spruce Creek and Curtts Ridge Brook and create safe habitat for wildlife like the threatened New England cottontail.

Read the article in The Portsmouth Herald.

Learn more about scrubland habitat.  

Professional Stewardship for KLT

KLT welcomes Jeff Cantara, our new part-time Stewardship professional. Jeff has worked as a wildlife biologist, a wildland firefighter, a wetland scientist and an environmental project manager. Since 2002, he and his wife Renee have also owned and operated New Roots Farm, a diversified organic vegetable and livestock operation on the New Hampshire Seacoast.

Jeff enjoys using this unique skill set to insure that the conservation efforts of Kittery Land Trust are managed with an eye to both ecological integrity and the rich heritage of Maine’s working landscapes.







Getting Ready for another Ski/Snowshoe

(l -r) Wendy Pomeroy, Gary Mitchell, Christine Bennett, Clayton Smith, Will Brewster, Gale Turner, and Bob Sheppard

Thanks to our volunteers who helped do some trail clearing at Brave Boat Headwaters in preparation for Saturday, February 7th (10am - 2pm) Ski/Snowshoe co-sponsored with The Kittery PTA. Tell your family and friends to prepare for some fun! And let's hope for some fresh snow.

Welcome Kalle Matso to the KLT Board

We are pleased to welcome Kalle Matso to the KLT Board. Attracted by the Brave Boat Headwater project, Kalle initially got involved as a volunteer on the Acquisitions Committee. He now serves as co-Vice President of the Board.

Kalle brings impressive commitment; level-headed, strategic thinking; and relevant professional experience to the position. He is a researcher and public engagement facilitator at the University of New Hampshire, where he focuses on coastal and estuarine science.

Learn more about Kalle











Talk: A History of Brave Boat Harbor

Sandra Rux answers questions after her talk at The Star Theater

Sandra Rux, Curator Emerita for the Portsmouth Historical Society, gave a lively, informative talk about the history of Brave Boat Harbor. She traced the area's development from quiet marshes and farmlands in the 17th century to conflict and garrison homesteads in the early 18th century to its identity as School District 6 in the 19th and 20th centuries. She also highlighted the historic value of the land in KLT's Brave Boat Headwaters.  

Upcoming Events
Feb 07, 2015 10:00 AM
Ski/Snowshoe at Brave Boat Headwaters

Mar 19, 2015 6:00 PM
Film Screening: Play Again

Apr 08, 2015 6:00 PM
Book Discussion: Last Child in the Woods

Apr 18, 2015 10:00 AM
Vernal Pool Exploration

May 17, 2015 2:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Plugging into Nature