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Working to Save Casco Bay Islands

MCHT has an opportunity to protect important properties: the northern half of Clapboard Island in Falmouth, and the Goslings--two small islands in Harpswell that are among the area's best-known and best-loved settings. Read more.

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Learn about the Maine Land Trust Network, a program of MCHT that builds and sustains the quality and effectiveness of land conservation organizations statewide, or find your local land trust.

Help Protect Maine’s Coast

  • Initiative for The Goslings

    Maine Coast Heritage Trust is working to raise $925,000 by September 2014 to purchase and conserve the Goslings Islands in Harpswell. A successful campaign will assure long term conservation and public access to these amazing islands. If MCHT cannot raise the funds, the islands will be sold on the open market, threatening the availability of The Goslings to the public.

  • Clapboard Island Campaign

    Clapboard Challenge Announcement

    Matching Gift Opportunity!

    A group of anonymous donors have stepped up to offer $100,000 to the campaign if MCHT can raise $100,000 by May 15!

    Your gift today will count towards this special challenge, making your gift go even further for the conservation of Clapboard Island.


MDI Students Get Active

For the third winter in a row, MCHT Regional Steward Billy Helprin and volunteer Tom Lawrence teamed up to lead four outdoor activity sessions for MDI students. [read more]

Refuge Adds Spectacle Island

Maine Coast Heritage Trust recently partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to add five-acre Spectacle Island in Eastport to the Maine Coastal Island National Wildlife Refuge. [read more]

Partnership Protects Bays

Middle and Maquoit Bays are the center of a flourishing partnership that has conserved hundreds of acres over the past few years [read more]

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Maine Land Conservation Conference 2014

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