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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

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

Hope, Admiration, and Inspiration

MCHT President Tim Glidden reflects on the land conservation community’s response to COVID-19.

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My Favorite Preserve – Monroe Island

Soon after moving to Owls Head, Dave Waddell found and fell for Monroe Island Preserve. Here he shares what he loves about it.

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The Friends of Oophila Amblystomatis

In his ongoing salamander egg studies, MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen learns about the super special algae that turns salamander eggs green.

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Mom and Dad’s Campfire

Poem by Carol Dana, 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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Alewives

Essay by Susan Hand Shetterly, 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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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.

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