Third Thursdays – Previous Sessions

Thursday, December 16, 2021
MCHT’s Public Policy Efforts and Statewide Leadership in Augusta

Join us for a deep dive into an important aspect of MCHT’s work. Learn about what’s going on at the State House and how MCHT represents conservation interests for Maine’s land trust community.

Hosted by: MCHT Board member Sam Spencer, Public Policy Manager Jeff Romano, and Land Trust Program Director Warren Whitney

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
MCHT: Mount Desert Island’s Local Land Trust

Did you know that MCHT is the local land trust on MDI? Here’s a detailed look at what our work in the MDI community looks like.

Hosted by: MCHT Board member Arthur Martinez and Senior Project Manager Misha Mytar

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Climate Change and Conservation

A detailed look at how your support is making the coast more resilient to climate change. There are several interesting projects already in the works that we’re excited to tell you about.

Hosted by: MCHT Board member Lucy McCarthy, Senior Conservation and Community Planner Jeremy Gabrielson, and Regional Steward Manager Amanda Devine

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Work at MCHT

A conversation about MCHT’s commitment to integrating diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) into the work we do on the Maine coast.

Hosted by: MCHT Board member Micah Davis and Senior Project Manager Ciona Ulbrich

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Land Stewardship at MCHT

Three land stewards give us a lively look at what it takes to prepare and care for MCHT’s preserves at different stages of development.  

Hosted by: MCHT Board member Joe Hammer and land stewards Caitlin Gerber, Caleb Jackson, and Deirdre Whitehead


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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Clamming on Sipp Bay in PerryMCHT’s Coastal Access Initiative

Get an insider look at how your support is enabling this major initiative to secure more coastal access for the public in 2021.  

Hosted by: MCHT Board member Ted Wendell, Senior Conservation and Community Planner Jeremy Gabrielson and Regional Steward Melissa Lee

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

2020-21: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Join Board of Directors Chairman Tom Armstrong and MCHT President Tim Glidden for give you a firsthand update on the year that was (and what a year!) and their thoughts on what 2021 has in store for conservation on the Maine coast.

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