About PILP


Our Mission

The mission of the Peaks Island Land Preserve is the acquisition, preservation & stewardship in perpetuity of Peaks Island lands for the use and enjoyment of Islanders & Visitors.

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Stream on Tolman Road property.

photo by Lynne Richard

Jack in the pulpit.

photo by Lynne Richard

Our History

The Peaks Island Land Preserve began in 1993 as an ad-hoc community effort to preserve Battery Steele. Click here to download Tom Bohan's, "History of the Peaks Island Land Preserve" as a pdf.

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Our Board of Directors

Our board of directors are elected by the members of the Peaks Island Land Preserve.

Board Member


Term Expires

Ed Daranyi
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July 2007
Susan Merrow
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July 2007
Don Stein
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July 2007
Garry Fox
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July 2008
Valerie Kelly
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July 2008
Ponch Membrano
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July 2008
Nate Crooker
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July 2009
Lynne Richard
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July 2009
Steve Schuit
Contact Steve
July 2009


Dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and stewardship
of Peaks Island lands since 1994.


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Peaks Island Land Preserve
PO Box 99 Peaks Island, Maine 04108