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  • Public Access and Outdoor Programming Expanded

    In 2015, Maine Coast Heritage Trust enhanced public access to conserved lands and expanded outdoor programming to enrich the lives and benefit the health of thousands of Mainers.

  • Casco Bay Islands Call

    Over the past two years, Maine Coast Heritage Trust has unveiled a handful of new preserves in Casco Bay, increasing the number of destinations for local boaters to explore. Last spring, with support from local businesses and volunteers, MCHT improved infrastructure on these and other conserved lands throughout the region.

  • Maine Governor Reverses Position

    In an unexpected turn of events, Governor LePage announced on December 14 that he intends to work with the Treasurer to issue all available LMF bonds in 2016.

  • Partnership with L.L. Bean Improves Access to Conserved Lands

    In partnership with LL Bean, Maine Coast Heritage Trust has awarded six grants totaling $22,750 to enhance public access to conserved lands.

  • Record Crop at Erickson Fields

    In 2015, MCHT’s Teen Agricultural Crew (TAg Crew) set a new production record at our Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport, shattering last year’s total with a 76% increase. Thanks to the bounty, the crew distributed more than 20,000 pounds of fresh vegetables throughout the community!

  • Erickson Fields Wellness Trail Offers Easy Access for All Ages

    MCHT recently opened its Erickson Fields Wellness Trail, a 1.4-mile loop trail that introduces visitors to more of its 93-acre preserve. The trail crosses a pasture marked by stone walls, and then enters a woodland where wolf trees have grown up from former pasture.

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