Events and Programs

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, 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 during Spring 2020
Rain or Shine Club, typically every Thursday morning at 10 am, but self-led and flexible during Spring 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

Postponed: 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.

POSTPONED: 3rd Annual RRCT Celebrates!

Join us for our signature annual summer fundraiser, celebrating our conservation successes. Learn more.

September 22, 2020 (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 (Saturday evening, Free): 9th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

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