News & Publications
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.
January 7, 2016
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.
January 7, 2016
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.
December 17, 2015
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.
- Organic Wild Blueberry Culture: A Guide to Transitioning and Tending (PDF, 2.8mb)
- The Public Benefits of Conserved Land (PDF, 872kb)
- Conservation Easements: An Introduction for Maine Landowners (PDF, 916kb)
- Conservation Options: A Guide for Maine Landowners (PDF)
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