News & Publications
November 29, 2017
Curious about the bushes blazing red on Maine roadsides in late fall and the birds that feast on the berries?
November 16, 2017
Maine Coast Heritage Trust thinks about trails and stone staircases and how to keep your feet dry on a wet walk through the woods so that you don’t have to.
October 27, 2017
A creative conservation project on Mount Desert Island protects important salt marsh and helps support the creation of much-needed workforce housing.
October 12, 2017
Who else is digging (ha!) all the mushrooms to be found in Maine this fall? MCHT Land Steward and mushroom lover Kirk Gentalen shares his fungal adventures from the midcoast. Learn something new about mushrooms with “looks that kill” and have a laugh while you’re at it…
September 20, 2017
Temperatures are dropping, roads are clearing of summer traffic. If you’re anything like MCHT steward Douglas McMullin, who lives on MDI, you’ve got mountains on the mind—empty trails along the coast, and quiet paddles to unpeopled islands…
September 7, 2017
When a young volunteer asks MCHT Conservation Intern Matthew Brewer, “What made you want to all this yard work anyways?” he digs deep for the answer. Land stewardship adds up to so much more than the sum of its parts—though sometimes, on a hot, humid day, it can be hard to see the forest for the trees.
August 28, 2017
Tim Glidden, President of Maine Coast Heritage Trust, says conservation is about more than protecting land—it’s about holding open the door to experiences in nature that shape and connect us across time.
August 17, 2017
I thought my biggest lesson of the summer would be related to building trails or learning how to operate tools I hadn’t used before. I had no idea that my appreciation for land trusts would grow significantly—not only from learning about the stewardship aspect, but the community aspect as well.
August 16, 2017
Working along Maine’s nearly 5,000 miles of shoreline, we get to know the unique character of every bay. Muscongus, between John’s Bay and Penobscot Bay, is especially mercurial.
August 3, 2017
On my first day on the job at Coastal Mountains Land Trust in Camden, after shaking hands with everyone in the office, I hopped in the truck with another intern, Max, and we sped off to the hardware store appointed with the task of purchasing roofing shingles. That’s right, roofing shingles…
- Organic Wild Blueberry Culture: A Guide to Transitioning and Tending (PDF, 2.8mb)
- The Public Benefits of Conserved Land (PDF, 872kb)
- Conservation Easements: An Introduction for Maine Landowners (PDF, 916kb)
- Conservation Options: A Guide for Maine Landowners (PDF)
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