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Celebrating 50 years of keeping the coast open, healthy, working, and beautiful

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Celebrating 50 years of keeping the coast open, healthy, working, and beautiful

Putting Your Donations to Work

154,150

acres conserved

328

coastal islands protected

93

miles of trail

143

preserves

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Give to Conserve the Maine Coast

Beyond giving back to the coast you love, when you donate to MCHT you’ll receive:

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

Stories from the Coast

Cute Don’t Cut It

MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen thinks flowers are just fine. Even cooler are the insects they attract.

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Preserving Mystery on a Complicated Coast

Essay and photo by Ben Cosgrove, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate peoples’ deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.

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Plant Strategies for Survival

MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen shares information about the survival strategies of several plants found in June in Maine—the pink lady slipper, the bunchberry, and the one-flowered cancer root.

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Making the Trek

MCHT Public Policy Manager Jeff Romano and his son make the trek from MCHT’s Erickson Fields Preserve to Coastal Mountains Land Trust’s Beech Hill Preserve.

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Conserving a Trail One Step at a Time

The story of how MCHT, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, and other partners worked together to protect and connect Rockport’s Beech Hill and Erickson Fields Preserves.

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Give Today

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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Stay up to date on important conservation news, field trips and events, and how you can help care for the coast.

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