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Don Wescott

Interview Description: In this interview, Don Wescott explores his background and early involvement with the Presumpscot Regional Land Trust. The conversation covers the historical context of the trust, including discussions about its formation, initial challenges, and the collaborative efforts involved in acquiring land for conservation. Don reflects on the importance of connecting with local communities and fostering partnerships with other organizations and government bodies. Don shares insights into key achievements, such as the successful acquisition of land and the growth of the organization's membership. He emphasizes the importance of making the work of Land Trusts visible to the public and discusses how community outreach and stewardship activities contribute to the organization's success. The conversation also touches on sustainability and the challenges the Land Trust faces, along with reflections on the changing landscape and future prospects for the organization.





Galen Koch

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Suggested citation: Wescott, Don, Presumpscot Regional Land Trust Archive, November 30, 2023, by Galen Koch, 14 pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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