Events are back!
Thank you for being a member of The President’s Circle at Maine Coast Heritage Trust. There are so many ways to connect to the work you make possible. Find the experience below that inspires you and join us out on the coast.
The President’s Circle Boat Tours
We’ve created a special series of boat tours designed to get you closer to the work you make possible as a member of The President’s Circle. President and CEO Kate Stookey will host these cruises and is looking forward to meeting you.
Sunset Boat Tour—Mount Desert Island
Friday, August 5, 2022
We’re taking our annual celebration on Mount Desert out on the coast and much closer to the work you make possible. Departing from Southwest Harbor, we’ll enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while celebrating the successes of 2021.
Sunset Boat Tour—Surry
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Cruise through Mt. Desert Narrows to Blue Hill Bay and raise a toast to the unspoiled islands and coastline your conservation supports. Drinks, hors d’’oeuvres and locally farmed oysters served onboard.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
We’ll picnic onboard as we tour the upper reaches of Cobscook Bay where MCHT’s conserved land helps protect the pristine waters of one of Maine’s most remote bays.
Spring 2022 Events
MCHT offers events year-round! We can’t wait to see you out on the coast for community gatherings, group hikes, nature walks, and more.
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.
Phippsburg | 1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
MCHT’s Next Wave hosts a trip to 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.
Rockport | 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Pick some carrots, meet the Belties from Aldermere Farm, take a stroll on the Story Walk, and so much more! There’s a full afternoon of fun activities happening at Erickson Fields Preserve. Grab a friend and stop by!
Bar Harbor | 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Come celebrate the season with your friends and neighbors at MCHT’s Stone Barn Farm. Walk the trails, do the scavenger hunt, enjoy local snacks!
| 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Join us online for Third Thursdays. This month: a look at the programs and partnerships at Erickson Fields Preserve that help address food insecurity in the surrounding communities of Knox County.
Brunswick | 7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
Join Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Southern Maine Astronomers for a night under the star – complete with a guided laser tour and telescope!
Freeport | 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
Join Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries at the Patagonia store in Freeport for a free screening of an inspiring story of fish passage restoration on the Bagaduce River. Snacks and Maine Beer Co. beer included!
Yarmouth | 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Stop by the Cousins River Fields & Marsh in Yarmouth to take a guided tour of the salt marshes. We’ll have snacks, drinks, local craft vendors, corn hole, and a bonfire too!
| 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Third Thursdays: This month, join us online for a virtual trip down the coast to visit many of MCHT’s paddle-friendly preserves.
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.