April 20, 2023

Earth Day 2023

Earth Day 2023

Saturday, April 22nd 2023 marks the 53rd anniversary of Earth Day. The celebration of Earth Day has inspired people around the world to protect our planet and build meaningful connections with nature. We can all take actions to ensure that our earth is resilient and beautiful for future generations.


This Earth Day please consider a donation to Loon Echo Land Trust to support a future with connected ecosystems, clean water, access to outdoor spaces for everyone, forever forests managed to fight climate change and so much more.

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Children's Poetry Walk
Friday, 4/21 3pm | Pondicherry Park

Join local writers for a children’s poetry hike in our beloved Pondicherry Park. Participants will hike a child-friendly loop in Pondicherry and pause to write nature poems inspired by what they see!

Free! Please register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0zGhaA4XG02i-oBrss3A1_4aAOLiJJPw5zc7dlg9T60PLWw/viewform

Poetry Workshop & Reading
Friday, 4/21 6pm | Bridgton Public Library

Join the Bridgton Public Library & Loon Echo Land Trust as we celebrate National Poetry Month & Earth Day with an earth and nature themed poetry reading and workshop. We invite people to bring in their poems and get feedback in a supportive and creative setting.

Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by contacting the Library by phone (207-647-2472) or by email (bplreference@bridgton.lib.me.us).

Bridgton Earth Day Community Cleanup
Saturday, 4/22 8:30am - 10:30am | Bridgton Community Center

Join the Bridgton Community Center and Loon Echo Land Trust to celebrate Earth Day in Bridgton! We’ll be picking up trash around town to keep our community healthy & beautiful!

Please email Maggie (maggie@lelt.org) if you are planning on attending.


  • Go for a walk with gloves and a bag & pick up any trash you see. Be sure to wear a bright color or a safety vest, and be mindful of sharp objects. Safety first, always!
  • Spend time outdoors. Share your experience with your friends on social media. Tag the land trust or land steward that helps you access your special place.
  • Survey and remove invasive plants from your property.

Share your Earth Day celebration!

Tag LELT in your photos and posts on Facebook (Loon Echo Land Trust), Instagram (@loonecholandtrust) and Twitter (@loonechoLT)!

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