Conservation Kids Thursdays starting 7/5-8/9. 

Sign up for one or all!  Register Here

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Fairy Fridays at KCT!  6/29, 7/13, 7/27 and 8/10

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Discovery Days Lobstering on the Rugosa!

july 12th & August 2nd    8:45 am

Bring your kids or grand-kids (6+) on the Rugosa,  a classic New England wooden boat and find out how you can catch a lobster!  Learn lobsterman lore, and all about one of Maine's most famous industries!  Meets on the Nonantum Dock!

LIMITED NUMBERS Please RSVP to to reserve your spot!


Vaughn's Island Adventure   7/17/2018  9-11am

6-10 year old children come to explore the island and learn more about Leave No Trace.  Hear the lore of Vaughn's Island, explore the coast line, and hike the paths.  Get to know this island that you may not have ever visited before!

LIMITED NUMBERS Please RSVP to to reserve your spot!



July 19th, 4:30-7:00.  August 5th, 5-8 (FULL). AND August 20th 6-8:30

Come with a friend or partner to enjoy an evening harbor cruise and spend some time on our own Goat Island.  Bring some drinks and snacks and enjoy a quiet evening out on the water.

LIMITED NUMBERS Please RSVP to to reserve your spot!

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Rock Doc Talk!   7/20  10:30am

Meet at KCT headquarters and then carpool to Stage Harbor.  Come have some family time on the islands in Stage Harbor.  Easy access to ancient history.  Learn about the geologic history of the islands by hearing the tales the rocks can tell you, as well as the human history of the islands and our earliest white settlers.  Family Friendly.  Please register HERE

Goat Island Discovery Days

Wednesday 7/25 10-2, Monday 8/13 12:30-2:30 (FULL), Tuesday 8/14 1:30-3:30(FULL)

Limited space, for children 8+ with their adult.  Explore Goat Island Lighthouse while learning about the history of the harbor, what it is like to live on an island and its very special habitat!



Native Plant Talk   8/7  5pm

Come all gardeners and hear Heather McCargo of the Wild Seed Project!  In this talk, Heather will show you the fascinating reproductive life cycle of different types of native plants and explain how we can change our landscape practices to support wild plant reproduction, pollinators, and other wildlife.  Heather will demystify native seed sowing and explain simple outdoor propagation techniques anyone can do to help increase native plant populations.  The seeds of wild plants have different needs than those of garden and vegetable species and growing native plants from seed is a great way to protect the genetic diversity of our native flora and to produce an abundance of plants inexpensively.  RSVP HERE


Native Plant Walk  8/9 9-10:30am

Once you have learned from Heather through her talk, come and join us for a walk.  OR just come for the walk!  Woodlands and meadows contain  variety of interesting native plants and have a story to tell about landscape history.  In this native plant walk, Heather will highlight the surprising diversity of species native to Maine, including delicate spring wildflowers, ferns, and a variety of native shrubs and trees.  We will learn which species are adaptable to gardens and developed landscapes, their edible and medicinal properties, unusual reproductive strategies, and the threats to their survival.  RSVP HERE

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August 19 - Trust Trail Fest, KCT Headquarters (summer race)

October 13 - Trust Trail Fest, KCT Headquarters (fall race)

Time to lace up and hit the trails!  We are excited to be hosting two trail races this season.  Join us on Sunday, August 19th and Saturday, October 13th for a fun day at our headquarters!  Pick from a 5k, 10k or half marathon....something for everyone!  The course winds through our beautiful trail system and ends at our headquarters with a party you won't want to miss!  The events will feature music all day from The Music Man DJ Service, a beer tent, delicious food and games for the whole family! 

Click here for registration, course maps and sponsorships!


We are always adding more programs and events, please check back often, join our email list and be sure to like us on facebook for regular announcements!