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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

Experience the Maine Coast – Get Out on a Preserve!

Putting Your Donations to Work

152,500

acres conserved

327

coastal islands protected

90

miles of trail

137

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

Marsh Revisited

MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen pays a visit to his local marsh in February and finds some pretty cool creatures, including a beaver and a water boatman (that’s an aquatic insect).

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Ice-fishing Spiders

How’s this for a headscratcher: hundreds of Six-spotted Fishing Spiders making their way across the ice in January? Kirk has more.

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Brooksville’s Bakeman Beach has Public Access Guaranteed

MCHT works with the community of Brooksville to protect public access to a local beach

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Fighting Distraction During the Christmas Bird Count

MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen takes part in the Christmas Bird Count and, as always, resists the temptation to track mammals.

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Land Conservation Plays a Role in Addressing Hunger

MCHT is partnering with the newly formed Knox County Gleaners and other organizations to get healthy food in the hands of those who need it.

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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.

Stay in Touch

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