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Welcome to The Ducktrap Wildlife Preserve

The Ducktrap Wildlife Preserve (DWP) is a non-profit corporation in the State of Maine founded in the early 1990's by Hans and Brigitte Gautschi. Much the land is located near or adjacent to the Ducktrap River, Kendall Brook, and Knights and Pitcher Pitcher Ponds in the Towns of Lincolnville and Northport. Hans died in 2003. Brigitte, an artist and ardent naturalist, now makes her seasonal home in a log dwelling on Pitcher Pond.