Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Access

Creating more public access to the coast 

Climate

Making the coast more resilient to climate change

Community

Helping Maine's coastal communities thrive

Gear

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There's no place like the Maine coast...

...and we’re on a mission to keep it open, healthy, working, and beautiful.

Become an Anchor and join the community of people making a difference every month. More trails, campsites, boat launches, places to get outside. A coast more resilient to climate change. That's what you make possible.

Putting Your Donations to Work

180,000

acres conserved with partners

337

coastal islands protected with partners

161

MCHT preserves open to the public

104

miles of trail to explore

Stories from the Coast

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What We’re Working on Now

Learn more about our ongoing conservation efforts and how you can make a difference for the Maine coast through specific causes or places you care about.


Initiatives to Make the Maine Coast More Resilient to Climate Change


Special Projects, Programs, and Campaigns

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.