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Priscilla Payne

In this interview conducted by Galen Koch, Priscilla Payne talks about her involvement with the Windham Land Trust and the Presumpscot Regional Land Trust (PRLT). Starting with her introduction to the Windham Land Trust through a friend's suggestion, Priscilla shares her experiences, highlighting challenges faced by WLT, the subsequent merger with PRLT, and the efforts to enhance the organization's image. She discusses specific initiatives like water quality testing and fundraising. Priscilla takes pride in the land trusts’ accomplishments, such as the preservation of properties like Pride Preserve, and talks about the tangible benefits of land conservation, which provides accessible outdoor spaces to communities.






Galen Koch

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Suggested citation: Payne, Priscilla, Presumpscot Regional Land Trust Archive, November 30, 2023, by Galen Koch, 8 pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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