National Audubon has donated a 280-acre conservation easement on their Hog Island Sanctuary in Bremen to Maine Coast Heritage Trust. This iconic Midcoast Maine island has been a hub for birders and naturalists for nearly a century.
May 9, 2016
A growing number of college students are attending MCHT’s Maine Land Conservation Conference. This year was no exception, with 15 young aspiring land conservationists attending from six colleges and universities.
April 26, 2016
Abundant runs of river herring (blueback herring and alewives) once turned Washington County’s Orange River into “a miracle of water and life.” River herring, known to the Passamaquoddy as the “fish that feeds all,” once sustained wildlife from the Gulf of Maine and Cobscook Bay to the upper reaches of the watershed. Today, Maine Coast Heritage Trust is working with partners to revitalize the Orange River’s alewife run by conserving adjacent lands and improving fish passage.
February 25, 2016
MCHT has been reaccredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, a national board that recognizes conservation organizations that meet rigorous quality standards and strive for continuous improvement.
February 10, 2016
Check out the dozens of events, including five led by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, happening during this month’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.