About Us

We keep the coast open, healthy, working, and beautiful

Maine Coast Heritage Trust is a nonprofit land conservation organization increasing access to the coast for everyone, making the coast more resilient to climate change, and supporting coastal communities.


Our Mission Statement: Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) conserves and stewards Maine’s coastal lands and islands for their renowned scenic beauty, ecological value, outdoor recreational opportunities, and contribution to community well-being. MCHT provides statewide conservation leadership through its work with land trusts, coastal communities and other partners.

Who We Are

Contact Us

We’re happy to answer any questions you have about MCHT’s work or land conservation generally.

Meet the Team

Find out what we do at MCHT and why this work matters to us.

Board and Council

This committed and generous group brings extraordinary passion and knowledge to MCHT’s work.

Our Story

We’ve come a long way since 1970 and continue to grow and evolve.

If you love the Maine coast, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

HOW YOU CAN help protect the coast