Events and Programs

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:30pm (WebEx) Yarmouth Town Council begins discussion on dams
  • Army Corps of Engineers Presentation to Yarmouth Town Council on Royal River Studies — Tuesday November 10 at 6:30pm

    If you want to receive login authorization for the meeting from the Army Corps, notify news@yarmouth.me.us with your name and email address. It will be forwarded to the Army Corps for action.

    More information will be posted (or has been posted) by the Town of Yarmouth here: yarmouth.me.us/royalriverstudies

    RRCT has posted additional recent correspondence, links, and studies here.

RRCT 400 Footer Club: Ten destinations for 2020

RRCT 400 Footer Club, Self-Guided (Free). Join our RRCT 400 Footer Club by conquering ten destinations on your own (self-guided, self-led) or join staffed and volunteer excursions to the same destinations through other events and programs described in tabs below.  Win a badge, and post your adventures at #RRCT400FooterClub  RRCT 400 Footer Club details and map pack here.

Trail Crew: Wednesdays at 10 am

Trail Crew each Wednesday at 10 am  is a volunteer program each Wednesday (and as scheduled) working on RRCT trails and preserves — and helping support trail partnerships — in Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Pownal, New Gloucester, Durham, Gray, and Auburn.  Details and schedule here.

Once a month Wednesdays at 1:30pm: Get Out Nature Walks

Royal River Conservation Trust and The Chebeague and Cumberland Land Trust partner in sponsoring Get Out! Nature walks. These walks are lead by a Maine Master Naturalist or some other skilled and knowledgeable volunteer. Details and Schedule here.

Rain or Shine Club: Self-led in 2020
Rain or Shine Club, typically every Thursday morning at 10 am, but self-led during fall of 2020 is a free program to help you experience your neighborhood in new ways and learn where to explore across town. We visit different places each week across our service area: Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Pownal, New Gloucester,  Durham, Gray, and Auburn.

Details and schedule here

January TBD, 2021 (Tuesday at 5:30 pm): Annual Meeting of the Membership & Board

Typically along-side a regular board meeting, our business-like annual meetings include the election of new directors and new officers. Unique issues like bylaw changes or disposition of conservation interests — if proposed — will benefit from specific notice to all members.  We welcome attendance and voting by any RRCT member, defined as any recent donor of $35.00 or more.  If you’re interested in how we recruit board members — for yourself or others — please view this RRCT recruiting web page.

February 2021 Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek TBD

February 2021 (Saturday Evening, Free)

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

9th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

74 Dougherty Road, New Gloucester

Free! Join us for our signature event with a bonfire at the summit.

 More information here

May 2021: 5th Annual Run of the Royal Corporate Canoe Challenge

Stay tuned for the new rescheduled date for RRCT’s signature Run of the Royal canoe relay race in Yarmouth — popular for spectators, paddlers, and vendors. The paddling events all at Yarmouth History Center on East Elm Street, followed by celebrations at Maine Beer Company in Freeport. Details here.

August 2021: 4th Annual RRCT Celebrates!

Join us online any time for our signature annual summer celebration of our conservation successes. Learn more.