Georges River Trout Unlimited: ‘What’s New at the Georges River Land Trust’
ROCKPORT — George's River Trout Unlimited (GRTU) welcomes Meg Rasmussen October 15 in Rockport for the season opener of the 2018-19 GRTU monthly meeting season, which will be held in the upstairs mezzanine at Flatbread Company in Rockport.
Rasmussen’s talk will focus on public access to Georges River, land conservation, climate resilience and kids programming.
The meeting will start at 6 p.m. with an informal gathering for those who wish to converse and enjoy a casual meal. The featured presentation begins at 7 p.m.
GRTU conducts a raffle directly following the speaker.
Rasmussen is the executive director of Georges River Land Trust (GRLT), a position she took after a successful 20-year career as a landscape architect, according to a news release.
Before joining GRLT she served as the Senior Park Planner for Scenic Hudson Land Trust in Poughkeepsie, New York, which was the largest environmental group working to preserve and restore the Hudson River and adjacent landscapes, including 45,000 acres in the Hudson River Valley.
She has successfully led 21 major capital projects totaling over $15.88M involving more than 50 consultants, municipal partners, contractors and staff. Her experience informs her passion for land conservation and community collaboration.
Trout Unlimited is a non-profit organization with a mission dedicated to conserve, protect and restore North America's cold water fisheries and their watersheds.
Membership is open to all, and the George’s River chapter welcomes individuals from Midcoast and Downeast Maine.
Meetings are free and open to the public. Visit the George’s River chapter on Facebook, online at www.georgesrivertu.org or contact Carmen Bombeke at 207-230-9123.