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Stories from the Coast


Fox Here’s to Covid Brain, Spring Snows, and the Legend of the 47 Day Old Belly Slide, Etc. - While most people are waiting for warming weather, Kirk is soaking in the last of the snow storms that we've been "blessed" with this spring! Read More
Winterberry WB Fall Classics We Can All Count On - Winterberries and woolly bears for one are great indicators that fall has arrived. And as fall transitions to winter, MCHT nature bum Kirk Gentalen is excited to encounter the occasional frozen (hibernating) woolly bear and persistent winterberries holding onto their red. Read More
Woolly Roadkill lesson’s – Signs O’ the Times - Remarkable numbers of porcupine roadkill, giant piles of porcupine quills, and sure signs of disturbance all lead MCHT steward and Nature Bum Kirk Gentalen to believe something peculiar was going on. Because of his impressive tracking skills and with help from his handy game camera, Kirk was able to solve this mystery! Read More

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“Me and the Seals”

Meet Amanda Moeser. Amanda is the owner/operator of Lanes Island Oysters—a small sustainably run oyster farm directly off the shores of MCHT's Lanes Island Preserve in Yarmouth. Watch the video!



“Old Pond Marsh”

Meet Tatia Bauer, regional steward on Mount Desert Island and learn about the restoration work happening at Old Pond Marsh. Watch the video!

Artboard 12“Notes from the Coast”

We're excited to share with you the first edition of “Notes from the Coast,” where we’ll delve into a particular topic area, share thoughts and questions we’re exploring at Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and celebrate the impact we’re able to achieve thanks to your support. Read more.



Seal Cove Pond

In 2017, we began working with the Town of Tremont, Acadia National Park, and other partners to improve fish passage at two key locations along Seal Cove Brook—one at the current dam at Seal Cove Pond and the second downstream at the site of a former dam. Read more.



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The Babson Creek Learning Forest

Join the effort to create a permanent outdoor education space on Mount Desert Island for schoolchildren and community members to foster a love of nature and a connection to place. Read more.




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The Marshes for Tomorrow Initiative

Did you know marshes are taking care of you? They’re absorbing carbon dioxide from the air you breathe and defending your home and community from damaging floods by absorbing storm surge. Read more.



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"A Watershed Moment"

Don’t miss this short film that follows the multi-year, multi-group effort to restore fish passage in the Bagaduce River Watershed. See it now.