Winterberries and woolly bears for one are great indicators that fall has arrived. And as fall transitions to winter, MCHT nature bum Kirk Gentalen is excited to encounter the occasional frozen (hibernating) woolly bear and persistent winterberries holding onto their red.
Lessons from the Hill by 2023 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Sadie Woodruff
Angela Twitchell, Land Trust Program Director, shares insights from her tenure as the Executive Director of Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust.
In a changing climate, protecting connected woods and waters becomes increasingly important to help plants and animals survive.
Sharing the work of Island Housing Trust, a nonprofit organization and frequent partner of MCHT working to increase access to housing for teachers, first responders, and other workers on Mount Desert Island.
“I immediately fell in love with the people and the land and now I want to do whatever I can to help out.”
Kate Stookey, president and CEO at Maine Coast Heritage Trust, introduces a new MCHT publication and shares information about the organization’s strategic planning process.
2023 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Daniel Snider recounts his summer spent on MDI monitoring trails up and down the coast.
2023 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Ayden Grimm shares a call for help—”to stop these invasive species from spreading.”
Remarkable numbers of porcupine roadkill, giant piles of porcupine quills, and sure signs of disturbance all lead MCHT steward and Nature Bum Kirk Gentalen to believe something peculiar was going on. Because of his impressive tracking skills and with help from his handy game camera, Kirk was able to solve this mystery!
Bailey Bowden, from Penobscot, Maine, brings numerous talents and skills to his role at River Monitor for the Bagaduce
The Boothbay Regional Land Trust and Maine Coast Heritage Trust provided me with an opportunity to live and work in ways that I could have never dreamed.
On this particular August day, we collected 860 pounds of plastic buoys, rope, and trash, From (only two) packed boatloads.
Each week, donned with work gloves, mosquito nets, and layers to prevent the brush from scratching us, we uprooted many invasive plants.
When Intern Kayla learned she was moving to Downeast Maine for the summer, she worried about what she was going to do all summer. What she didn’t know then was how memorable her summer with Downeast Salmon Federation would be!