Georges River Land Trust

Address
8 North Main Street Suite 200
Rockland, ME 04841
Contact
Website: http://www.georgesriver.org
Phone: +1 (207) 594-5166
Nonprofit
NTEE: C34 - Land Resources Conservation
EIN: 01-0424837

Mission

The Georges River Land Trust's mission is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River Watershed Region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1987
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$62,058.00$56,007.00$36,367.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$62,058.00$56,007.00$34,347.00  
Number of employees887  
Number of people compensated >$100k000  
Number of volunteers135135200  
Number of highly compensated contractors000  
Personnel
Bumiller, Mary
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personMary BumillerMary BumillerMary Bumiller  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.008.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Chase, Alvin
TitleDirector Director  
Name of key/compensated personAlvin Chase Alvin Chase  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue True  
Average hours per week working for org6.00 8.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Dewell, Pamela
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive Director   
Name of key/compensated personPamela DewellPamela Dewell   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$62,058.00$9,538.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$5,680.00$756.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Duffey, Peter
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personPeter DuffeyPeter DuffeyPeter Duffey  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org4.0010.008.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Elliott, David
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  David Elliott  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  8.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Hufnagel, John
TitleVice PresidentDirectorVice President  
Name of key/compensated personJohn HufnagelJohn HufnagelJohn Hufnagel  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org4.004.009.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Jenkins, Jim
TitleTreasurerTreasurer   
Name of key/compensated personJim JenkinsJim Jenkins   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.005.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Klainer, Jeanne
TitleSecretarySecretarySecretary  
Name of key/compensated personJeanne KlainerJeanne KlainerJeanne Klainer  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.003.509.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Long, Bill
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personBill Long    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
MacLeod, Margaret
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personMargaret MacleodMargaret MacleodMargaret Macleod  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.008.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
McCool, Paul
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  Paul McCool  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  8.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Merrill, Charlie
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  Charlie Merrill  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  8.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Presley, Gail
Title Former Executive DirectorExecutive Director  
Name of key/compensated person Gail PresleyGail Presley  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org $46,469.00$34,347.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $3,462.00$1,030.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Robbins, Jim
Title PresidentPresident  
Name of key/compensated person Jim RobbinsJim Robbins  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 5.009.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Sigsbee, Bruce
TitlePresidentVice PresidentTreasurer  
Name of key/compensated personBruce SigsbeeBruce SigsbeeBruce Sigsbee  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.502.509.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Theriault, David
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personDavid Theriault    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Wexler, Ken
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personKen WexlerKen WexlerKen Wexler  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.508.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Williams, David
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personDavid WilliamsDavid Williams   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.000.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesThe mission of Georges River Land Trust is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River Watershed Region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences.The mission of Georges River Land Trust is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River Watershed Region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences.The mission of Georges River Land Trust is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River Watershed Region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences.  
Program service expenses, total$209,690.00$226,178.00$207,818.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
GRLT uses education and outreach programs to engage local residents and families in outdoor exploration of special places in the watershed. Watershed quests have been developed in partnership with local schools to encourage students and families to explore and use places in a way that inspires learning and interest about the natural world and its history. In addition, GRLT hosted a series of walks and talks during 2014, encouraging members and the general public to explore the St. George River Watershed and learn about many diverse topics such as wildlife habitats, preservation of farmland, logging and recreational fishing.
Program expenses$73,786.00$72,680.00$42,383.00  
Program descriptionGRLT uses education and outreach programs to engage local residents and families in outdoor exploration of special places in the watershed. Watershed quests have been developed in partnership with local schools to encourage students and families to explore and use places in a way that inspires learning and interest about the natural world and its history. In addition, GRLT hosted a series of walks and talks during 2014, encouraging members and the general public to explore the St. George River Watershed and learn about many diverse topics such as wildlife habitats, preservation of farmland, logging and recreational fishing.GRLT uses education and outreach programs to engage local residents and families in outdoor exploration of special places in the watershed. Watershed quests have been developed in partnership with local schools to encourage students and families to explore and use places in a way that inspires learning and interest about the natural world and its history. In addition, GRLT hosted a series of walks and talks during 2014, encouraging members and the general public to explore the St. George River Watershed and learn about many diverse topics such as wildlife habitats, preservation of farmland, logging and recreational fishing.GRLT uses education and outreach programs to engage local residents and families in outdoor exploration of special places in the watershed. Watershed quests have been developed in partnership with local schools to encourage students and families to explore and use places in a way that inspires learning and interest about the natural world and its history. In addition, GRLT hosted a series of walks and talks during 2014, encouraging members and the general public to explore the St. George River Watershed and learn about many diverse topics such as wildlife habitats, preservation of farmland, logging and recreational fishing.  
The land protection program serves the membership of GRLT and participating landowners by working to protect high value conservation lands throughout the St George River Watershed. GRLT has a community-based approach to land protection, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards and practices. GRLT focuses its land conservation efforts in the highest value areas of the watershed as determined through a conservation planning process. The land protection program collaborates with the stewardship program on community and landowner outreach, stewardship budgets, baseline data for protected lands, easement amendments and landowner visits. GRLT participates in a variety of forums, including meetings with landowners and their advisors, partnerships with organizations and agencies, communications with the GRLT Board of Directors, Committee members and donors, and public speaking opportunities at regional and statewide venues.
Program expenses$42,450.00$81,163.00$86,255.00  
Program descriptionThe land protection program serves the membership of GRLT and participating landowners by working to protect high value conservation lands throughout the St George River Watershed. GRLT has a community-based approach to land protection, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards and practices. GRLT focuses its land conservation efforts in the highest value areas of the watershed as determined through a conservation planning process. The land protection program collaborates with the stewardship program on community and landowner outreach, stewardship budgets, baseline data for protected lands, easement amendments and landowner visits. GRLT participates in a variety of forums, including meetings with landowners and their advisors, partnerships with organizations and agencies, communications with the GRLT Board of Directors, Committee members and donors, and public speaking opportunities at regional and statewide venues.The land protection program serves the membership of GRLT and participating landowners by working to protect high value conservation lands throughout the St George River Watershed. GRLT has a community-based approach to land protection, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards and practices. GRLT focuses its land conservation efforts in the highest value areas of the watershed as determined through a conservation planning process. The land protection program collaborates with the stewardship program on community and landowner outreach, stewardship budgets, baseline data for protected lands, easement amendments and landowner visits. GRLT participates in a variety of forums, including meetings with landowners and their advisors, partnerships with organizations and agencies, communications with the GRLT Board of Directors, Committee members and donors, and public speaking opportunities at regional and statewide venues.The land protection program serves the membership of GRLT and participating landowners by working to protect high value conservation lands throughout the St George River Watershed. GRLT has a community-based approach to land protection, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards and practices. GRLT focuses its land conservation efforts in the highest value areas of the watershed as determined through a conservation planning process. The land protection program collaborates with the stewardship program on community and landowner outreach, stewardship budgets, baseline data for protected lands, easement amendments and landowner visits. GRLT participates in a variety of forums, including meetings with landowners and their advisors, partnerships with organizations and agencies, communications with the GRLT Board of Directors, Committee members and donors, and public speaking opportunities at regional and statewide venues.  
The stewardship program is responsible for the management of fee-owned preserves and conservation easements. GRLT has a community-based approach to the land stewardship program, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards & practices. GRLT works to accomplish established goals and collaborates with the land protection program on cummunity and landowner outreach, baseline data for preserves, annual monitoring of easements and preserves, easement amendments and landowner visits.
Program expenses$36,757.00$20,841.00$59,219.00  
Program descriptionThe stewardship program is responsible for the management of fee-owned preserves and conservation easements. GRLT has a community-based approach to the land stewardship program, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards & practices. GRLT works to accomplish established goals and collaborates with the land protection program on cummunity and landowner outreach, baseline data for preserves, annual monitoring of easements and preserves, easement amendments and landowner visits.The stewardship program is responsible for the management of fee-owned preserves and conservation easements. GRLT has a community-based approach to the land stewardship program, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards & practices. GRLT works to accomplish established goals and collaborates with the land protection program on cummunity and landowner outreach, baseline data for preserves, annual monitoring of easements and preserves, easement amendments and landowner visits.The stewardship program is responsible for the management of fee-owned preserves and conservation easements. GRLT has a community-based approach to the land stewardship program, which is guided by strategic planning and operated in compliance with land trust alliance standards & practices. GRLT works to accomplish established goals and collaborates with the land protection program on cummunity and landowner outreach, baseline data for preserves, annual monitoring of easements and preserves, easement amendments and landowner visits.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,372,830.00$3,054,888.00$306,175.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,349,295.00$3,029,476.00$294,877.00$1,000,460.00$297,882.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$584,153.00$2,537,336.00$38,906.00  
Investment income, current yr$16,727.00$22,747.00$10,637.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,349,295.00$3,029,476.00$294,877.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$6,808.00$2,665.00$661.00  
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$11,474.00
Gross receipts$1,383,881.00$3,424,073.00$378,200.00  
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$78,062.00$74,745.00$71,990.00  
Revenue from fundraising events$35,856.00$58,824.00$50,390.00  
Revenue from gov't grants  $6,563.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$1,235,377.00$2,895,907.00$165,934.00  
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$6,808.00$2,665.00$661.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$2,977.00$10,173.00$5,801.00  
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$392,893.00$359,618.00$301,599.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $209,690.00$226,178.00$207,818.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$125,306.00$79,554.00$39,591.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$57,897.00$53,886.00$54,190.00  
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$480.00 $500.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Investment management fees (total)$3,429.00$4,721.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,540,187.00$4,484,744.00$1,814,109.00$2,774,440.00$2,021,823.00
Total assets, beginning of year$4,484,744.00$1,814,109.00$2,774,440.00  
Total liabilities$6,651.00$12,184.00$10,242.00$14,958.00$49,610.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$12,184.00$10,242.00$14,958.00  
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$140,649.00$74,589.00$113,357.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,046,806.00$275,683.00$292,605.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$305,444.00$300,556.00$133,251.00  
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$4,181,286.00$3,896,321.00$1,378,011.00  
Net assets$5,533,536.00$4,472,560.00$1,803,867.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$4,472,560.00$1,803,867.00$2,759,482.00  
Other assets$5,271,836.00$4,184,035.00$1,320,661.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities $0.00$286,299.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$59,544.00$145,112.00$72,887.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$145,112.00$72,887.00$1,000.00  
Inventories for sale or use$468.00    
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$979,937.00$2,695,270.00$4,576.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$57,464.00$71,820.00$18,018.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$5,050.00$6,612.00$2,307.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$6,651.00$12,184.00$10,242.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$5,533,536.00$4,472,560.00$1,803,867.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,272.00$914.00$3,790.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members121012  
Number of independent voting members121012  
Financial sheets auditedTrue True  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01  
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-292017-02-222016-01-15  
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0  
Filing identifier201713139349300706201603149349301640201532879349300208  
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