Stories from the Maine Coast
Here you’ll find the latest in MCHT’s land conservation news, tips for exploring the coast, dispatches from field staff, and more.
In 2015, MCHT’s Teen Ag Crew set a new production record at Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport, shattering last year’s total with a 76% increase.
MCHT recently opened its Erickson Fields Wellness Trail, a 1.4-mile loop trail that introduces visitors to more of its 93-acre preserve.
Nearly 200 people participated in MCHT’s fifteen preserve trips this summer, which included casual walks and relaxing boat tours, as well more rigorous hikes and coastal paddles.
Over the past two years, Maine Coast Heritage Trust has unveiled a handful of new preserves in Casco Bay, increasing the number of destinations for local boaters to explore.
This May, as part of celebrating his 100th birthday, David Rockefeller Sr. has announced his plan to donate 1,000 acres on Mount Desert Island to the Land and Garden Preserve of Mount Desert Island.