Get Involved

Welcome, and thanks for your interest in giving back to the coast! There are lots of ways to support MCHT’s mission and join our growing community.

Give Today

Your gift will permanently protect coastal lands, make the shore more accessible, and connect people to the coast.


Make a Monthly Gift

Want to give back to the coast you love year-round? Become an Anchor—a monthly giver—and have an ongoing impact.


Ways to Give

There are all kinds of giving levels and opportunities to give to protect the Maine coast—each with its own perks! Join MCHT’s Next Wave or The President’s Circle to make the greatest impact.


We care for land from Casco Bay to the Bold Coast. Want to pitch in as a volunteer land steward?

Conserve Your Land

Landowners can voluntarily conserve special lands, whether through an agreement to restrict development or by selling land to MCHT.

Share a Story

Conservation = public access to nature = healthy people and communities. How does land conservation make your life better? Give the gift of your story.

What We’re Working on Now

Our work spans the entire coast and involves dozens of conservation projects at any given time. Here’s more information about some projects currently underway:

Making the Coast More Accessible to all – The Woodward Point Accessible Trail Project

Securing Public Access to Three Beloved Casco Bay Islands – The Little Whaleboat Island Project

Reconnecting Habitat on MDI – The Seal Cove Pond Fishways Project

Creating a New Town Park and Securing Access to Western Head – The Cutler Harbor Community Access Project

Creating a New Public Preserve in Southern Maine – The Cousins River Fields & Marsh Project

Improving a Beloved Local Spot – The Chris’s Pond Expansion Project

Saving a Wildlife Corridor Connecting Inland Forest to the Sea – The Schoodic to Schoodic Initiative

Keeping Iconic Islands Wild & Open – The Islands Initiative

Protecting Maine’s Salt Marshes as Sea Level Rises – The Marshes for Tomorrow Initiative

Securing Public Access to a Beloved Midcoast Island – The Clark Island Project

Restoring the Life Blood of the Coast – The Rivers Initiative

Protecting an Iconic MDI Property — The Stone Barn Farm Project