Events are Back!

Get out on the coast with MCHT’s Next Wave Circle

Thanks for being a member of the Next Wave Circle, the group of Maine Coast Heritage Trust donors under 50 who give $500 or more annually.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust has a ton of fun ways to connect to the coast for you and your fellow Next Wavers. Find the experience that inspires you, grab a friend or grab the kids, and head out. We can’t wait to see you out on the coast for community gatherings, group hikes, nature walks, and more.


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Saltwater Shindig, August 12 – Save the Date!

This is the one you’ve been hearing about! MCHT’s Next Wave hosts this epic clambake on a sandbar at The Goslings Preserve in Casco Bay. Mark your calendars and keep an eye on your in-box for your invitation. Tickets go on-sale May 19 at 9:00 am.


Next Wave Circle events

Keep an eye out for the special Next Wave Circle events, a series of in-depth experiences created just for members of the Next Wave Circle to bring you closer to the work you make possible. Come learn about important topics in conservation and give us your feedback. Your one of our most passionate supporters and we want to hear from you!

Wednesday, May 11 – Next Wave Circle: Meet Kate!
Wednesday, June 22 – Next Wave Circle: Access for Everyone
Sunday, September 25 – Next Wave Circle: Malaga Island Exploration
Wednesday, November 9 – Next Wave Circle: Climate Change on the Maine Coast 


2022 MCHT Spring Events

MCHT offers events year-round! Keep an eye on your in-box for seasonal announcements when registration opens for our spring, summer, fall, and winter events. Come back often to see new opportunities to experience the coast.

June 22 Wednesday
Special Event

Next Wave Circle: Access for Everyone

Brunswick | 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm

The Next Wave Circle meets at the new Adaptive Outdoor Education Center in Brunswick for an in-depth discussion about providing access for people of all abilities at MCHT preserves.

September 25 Sunday
Special Event Island Experience

Next Wave Circle: Malaga Island Preserve

Phippsburg | 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Join your fellow members of MCHT’s Next Wave Circle for a personal tour of Malaga Island Preserve in Phippsburg which was once home to a mixed-race fishing community which was forcibly evicted by the state of Maine in 1912.

November 9 Wednesday
Special Event

Next Wave Circle: Climate Change on the Maine Coast

Zoom | 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

MCHT’s Senior Conservation and Community Planner Jeremy Gabrielson will give the Next Wave Circle an in-depth look at the effects of climate change right in your backyard – and what we’re doing about it.


MCHT offers events year-round! Keep an eye on your in-box for seasonal announcements when registration opens for our spring, summer, fall, and winter events. Come back often to see new opportunities to experience the coast.

Looking for a virtual experience? Check out these videos to keep you connected to the coast.