Videos

A Coastal Moment from East Penobscot Bay, Maine

As on most parts of the Maine coast, East Penobscot Bay has a patchwork of islands—some conserved, some not, all strikingly beautiful with a variety of shoreline, forest cover, anchorages and history. There’s a reason that the mid-coast area is considered one of the premier cruising grounds in the world.

A Coastal Moment from York River, Maine

Numerous wetland, ponds, and tributaries, and a salt marsh estuary make up the York River, which flows through the towns of Kittery, Eliot, South Berwick, and York.

Take a Tour – The Stone Barn Farm, Bar Harbor, Maine

For more than a hundred years, Bar Harbor’s Stone Barn has greeted people crossing Mount Desert Island. Learn about the Farm and MCHT’s plans for the future.

A Coastal Moment in Southwest Harbor, Maine

Southwest Harbor, Maine, is located just west of the southern entrance to Somes Sound on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County. 

A Coastal Moment at Hamilton Cove Preserve in Lubec, Maine

This 1,225-acre preserve in Lubec provides people of all ages opportunities to experience a rugged coastal landscape of cobble beaches, sheer cliffs, and rocky promontories.

Take a Tour – Aldermere Farm, Rockport

Join us for a virtual visit to MCHT’s Aldermere Farm Preserve and meet the spring calves—the newest additions to the award-winning Belted Galloway herd.

A Coastal Moment from Penobscot Bay, Maine

Famed Penobscot Bay is enhanced by a collection of islands conserved by many organizations, including MCHT.

A Coastal Moment at Maquoit Bay in Brunswick, Maine

This ecologically rich bay touches shorefront in Freeport and Brunswick. Over the last several decades, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust and other organizations, including MCHT, have worked to protect surrounding lands and the ecological integrity of the bay.

A Coastal Moment at Babson Creek in Somesville, Maine

Babson Creek is at the head of Somes Sound on Mount Desert Island. MCHT has a 36-acre preserve along the shore of the creek, featuring meadows, salt marsh, and a small wooded area that attracts wildlife throughout the year.

Explore Springtime Wetlands

MCHT Regional Steward Kirk Gentalen and his son explore ponds in Saint George, Maine, to find aquatic critters in early spring.

A Coastal Moment at Boot Head Preserve in Lubec, Maine

Boot Head in Lubec features moss-lined paths to coastal bogs, cobble beaches and rocky promontories that offer stunning views of Maine’s Bold Coast.

Where the Land Meets the Sea

“I grew up learning how to canoe down tidal rivers, how to dive under a wave, how to reach into tide pools to find moon snails I could put my lips to and hum.”

Take a Tour – Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick

Tag along with MCHT outreach coordinator Ceci Danforth as she visits this southern Maine preserve on a spectacular spring evening.

A Coastal Moment at Cooksey Drive Preserve in Mt. Desert, Maine

On Cooksey Drive east of Seal Harbor in Mount Desert there’s a sweet little overlook, protected by MCHT.

A Coastal Moment at Sipp Bay Preserve in Perry, Maine

Located in a northern corner of Cobscook Bay in the town of Perry, this coastal preserve features stunning views and ample wildlife viewing opportunities.

MCHT: 50 Years Conserving the Maine Coast

MCHT is celebrating 50 years of keeping the coast Maine. See the story of conservation accomplishments and the vision for continuing the work.