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Be a part of the largest coastal conservation campaign in the state’s history.

Experience the Maine Coast – Get Out on a Preserve!

Putting Your Donations to Work


acres conserved


coastal islands protected


miles of trail



Give. Match. Get.


Right now, every 3 dollars you give will be matched with an additional dollar — making your gift go even further for the Maine coast! You'll also get:

  • an insider guide to MCHT preserves
  • a "Keep the Coast Maine" bumper sticker
  • special discounts on field trips and events

Stories from the Coast

A Local Sliding Hill Protected

In East Machias, when a local sliding hill went up for sale, MCHT was able to conserve it, ensuring kids will always be able to access this special spot.

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Two New Midcoast Preserves to Check Out

MCHT, the town of St. George, and Georges River Land Trust come together to protect special places in the midcoast for the public to enjoy.

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Nature Never Stops

Has anyone else noticed it’s been a winterberry fall? Not sure what that means? Kirk will tell you.

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Corals, Tongues, and Jellies

Forever on the search for cool mushrooms, MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen gives “fall colors” a whole new meaning.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Leadership

50 years since its founding, MCHT shares milestones made possible through partnership and the extraordinary generosity of so many.

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Protect coastal lands. Save habitat. Create more trails, campsites, and public water access. Empower Maine communities to save the places that make people’s lives better—from community gardens to public boat launches to working farms and forests.

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