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Stories from the Coast

poetry Writing the Land: Maine - “Writing the Land is an attempt to honor nature and our relationship with it in a way that is as equitable and transparent as it is deep and entangled. We intend to be as inclusive—to humans and places—as we hope the mantle of protection that land trusts offer can be. Our work will never be… Read More
peeper Late Season Peeping - We know why Peepers peep in spring, it’s to mate. At that time, their common name makes perfect sense. But why do Spring Peepers peep in the fall? In this Nature Bummin' column, MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen sets out to solve the mystery of the Fall Peeper. Read More
DSC_0025 In Memoriam - All of us at Maine Coast Heritage Trust mourn the passing of Peter Blanchard, a true champion for the Maine coast. 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!

 



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.



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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.