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Read up on some of the latest stories about our conservation work! As you’ll quickly learn – partnership is key to everything we do.

Opinion: We can conserve our way to a more stable climate

March 17, 2024

Kate Dempsey and Kate Stookey

The Portland Press Herald

Society Notebook: Coastal land conservation event draws a crowd

March 17, 2024

The Portland Press Herald

Conservation fundraiser in Freeport to benefit Maine Coast Heritage Trust

March 7, 2024

The Portland Press Herald

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust awarded $10,000 grant to complete Cathance River trail project

December 25, 2023

Luna Soley

Press Herald

Maine land trusts using grant funds to upgrade trail systems around the state

December 24, 2023

Rachel Ohm

Press Herald

Maine Land Trusts Receive $65K in L.L.Bean Grants for Trail System Upgrades and Other Projects

December 22, 2023

WGAN

From a ski trail to an outdoor classroom, 10 land trust projects receive LLBean funding

December 21, 2023

Laurie Schreiber

Mainebiz

Land Trust grant awarded to Western Foothills Land Trust

December 21, 2023

Sun Journal

Maine – Lubec and the Bold Coast

November 29, 2023

NewEngland.com

Celebrate a Beltie holiday at Aldermere Farm, Dec. 2

November 27, 2023

PenBay Pilot

Maine island that was site of eviction of historic mixed-race community added to national register

November 23, 2023

The Boston Globe

More than 5,000 pounds of debris cleaned up around Maine islands

November 20, 2023

Bangor Daily News

The Maine Coast Heritage Trust announces a major milestone in the campaign for the Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields nature preserves

October 14, 2023

Pen Bay Pilot

Pen Bay Pilot

Beetles released to help devour invasive hemlock woolly adelgid

July 10, 2023

David Guildford

News Center Maine

Land trusts secure shore access for diggers

May 23, 2023

Anne Berleant

Mount Desert Islander

Waldoboro resident Janet McMahon receives Land Heritage Award

May 6, 2023

Courier-Gazette

Courier-Gazette

Angela Twitchell to lead statewide land trust program

May 4, 2023

Community News - Courier-Gazette

Community News - Courier-Gazette

Maine Coast Heritage Trust hires Topsham resident to lead program

May 4, 2023

Portland Press Herald

Portland Press Herald

Residents vote yes to Chris’s Pond

May 3, 2023

Piper Curtin

MDI Islander

Residents vote yes to Chris’s Pond

May 3, 2023

Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily News

Citing higher construction costs Maine Coast Heritage Trust adjusts a fundraising goal

May 2, 2023

Maine Biz

Maine Biz

Invasive pest spreads along Maine’s coast

May 1, 2023

The Ellsworth America

The Ellsworth America

Penobscot pollinator habitat planned

April 25, 2023

Ellsworth America

Ellsworth America

Watch this great blue heron attack a trail camera

April 24, 2023

Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily News

Aldermere Farm celebrates Calf Unveiling Day

April 20, 2023

Knox Village Soup

Knox Village Soup

Next Step for Chris’s Pond

April 17, 2023

Jane Ayres Peabody

MDI Islander

Getting to know the Midcoast waterfront at panel discussion

March 28, 2023

Susan Olcott

Portland Press Herald

Community Garden Plots

March 26, 2023

Pen Bay Pilot

Pen Bay Pilot

Maine Land Trust Network will hold live gathering at annual conference

March 23, 2023

Knox Village Soup

Knox Village Soup

Salt marsh restoration effort looks to past and future

March 20, 2023

Anne Berleant

Ellsworth America

Coastal Maine hike offers dramatic views of Grand Manan Island and Lubec

March 3, 2023

Aislinn Sarnacki

Bangor Daily News

Land sold to Acadia, donated for housing

February 28, 2023

Dick Broom

Mount Desert Islander

Salt marsh restoration effort looks to past and future

February 27, 2023

Anne Berleant

Ellsworth America

Several Maine salt marshes being purchased by nonprofit for conservation efforts

January 23, 2023

David Guildford

News Center Maine

Knox County Food Council to discuss ongoing collaboration between land trust and gleaning group

January 22, 2023

Penbay Pilot

Penbay Pilot

Stories of Stone Barn Farm

January 20, 2023

Piper Curtin

Mount Desert Islander

Group announces 260 acres of Pittston land now preserved as ‘forever wild’

December 28, 2022

Kennebec Journal Staff Report

Central Maine

Group announces 260 acres of Pittston land now preserved as ‘forever wild’

December 27, 2022

Kennebec Journal Staff Report

Portland Press Herald

Group announces 260 acres of Pittston land now preserved as ‘forever wild’

December 27, 2022

Kennebec Journal Staff Report

Sun Journal

Tidal Bends Wilderness Preserve created on 260 acres in Pittston

December 27, 2022

Susan Sharon

Maine Public

Ulbrich Receives National Conservation honor

December 13, 2022

Ellsworth America

Ellsworth America

Meet the Mainer who helped bring alewives back to the Blue Hill Peninsula

December 11, 2022

Ethan Genter

Bangor Daily News

Maine’s solution to beach barriers? Buying land for public use

November 16, 2022

Chris Burrell

GBH NEWS

Town, land trust to seek housing solutions

October 19, 2022

Letitia Baldwin

Ellsworth America

The first Maine accessibility workshop for land trust

October 10, 2022

Kodichi Lawrence

Wabi5

Grassroots movement seeks to make hiking trails more accessible to all

September 23, 2022

Jennifer Rooks

PBS News

A Paddler’s Paradise

September 21, 2022

Adrienne Perron

Down East Magazine

What Will Maine’s Forests Look Like in 100 Years

August 28, 2022

Tom Atwell

Kennebec Journal

New Maine Coast Heritage Trust leader settles into role

August 25, 2022

John Terhune

Times Record

Community Food Processing Hub Will Boost Midcoast Food Security and Farm Businesses

August 1, 2022

Henry Trotter

Maine Farmland Trust

Island swimming hole: Cool off in a quarry in Stonington Harbor

July 20, 2022

Shannon Bryan

Portland Pheonix

‘A Watershed Moment: A Story About People, Fish, and the Water That Connects Them’ comes to Blue Hill

July 8, 2022

Bangor Daily News

MCHT continues upgrades to Stone Barn Farm

July 1, 2022

Mount Desert Islander

Bar Harbor Farm works toward sustainability

June 23, 2022

Ninah Rein

Mount Desert Islander

The property gold rush is making it harder for conservation groups to acquire land

June 20, 2022

Ethan Genter

Bangor Daily News

Local filmmaker’s movie about alewives debuts in Penobscot

May 26, 2022

David Avery

Penboscot Bay Press Compass Logo Penobscot Bay Press

Aldermere Farm hosts Calf Unveiling Day

May 12, 2022

Holly Vanorse Spicer

The Camden Herald

Maine Coast Heritage Trust sets $3M fundraising goal to support midcoast farms

May 10, 2022

Maine Biz

Aldermere Farm celebrates Calf Unveiling Day, May 7

May 5, 2022

Pen Bay Pilot

MCHT launches $3M campaign for Rockport farm preserve

May 4, 2022

Sean Murphy

Spectrum News

Maine land trust wants to raise $3 million for improvements at Rockport preserves

May 3, 2022

Lauren Abbate

Bangor Daily News

Celebrate World Fish Migration Day with a paddle on the Sheepscot River

April 27, 2022

Penobscot Bay Pilot

Bird walk offered at Erickson Fields Preserve

April 25, 2022

Community Happenings

The Camden Herald

‘The Modern Birder: An Introduction to Birding Applications’ in Bath

April 24, 2022

Riley Harris

Wiscasset Newspaper

Guided bird walk at Erickson Fields Preserve, May 28

April 23, 2022

Penobscot Bay Pilot

Gardening our way to greater community resilience

April 22, 2022

Marina Schauffler

The Maine Monitor

Aldermere Farms Celebrates Calf Unveiling Day

April 19, 2022

Penobscot Bay Pilot

UMaine announces commencement speakers for May 6–8 ceremonies

April 19, 2022

Margaret Nagle

University of Maine

MCHT welcomes new staff at Aldermere Farm, Erickson Fields Preserve

April 18, 2022

Penobscot Bay Pilot

Frenchman Bay Conservancy acquires 645 acres for wildlife corridor

April 15, 2022

Rebecca Alley

The Ellsworth America

Maine Coast Heritage Trust names Jerry Bley as recipient of the 2022 Espy Land Heritage Award

April 4, 2022

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Coast Heritage Trust names Bley as recipient of the 2022 Espy Land Heritage Award

April 1, 2022

BDN Community

News

After buying long-desired land for conservation, Brunswick plans next steps

January 19, 2022

John Terhune

Coastal Journal

Effort to preserve Cousins River Fields and Marsh hits major milestone

January 19, 2022

Sean Stackhouse

News Center Maine

Maine nonprofit buys another island for public access in 2022

December 27, 2021

Dennis Hoey

The Sun Journal

Land conservation success stories dotted the state this year

December 26, 2021

Deirdre Fleming

The Portland Press Herald

Newly conserved island is final piece of Owls Head’s effort to increase coastal access

December 24, 2021

Lauren Abbate

Bangor Daily News

Land trust acquires 1,700 acres next to Acadia National Park

December 20, 2021

Bill Trotter

Bangor Daily News

Maine Coast Heritage Trust conserves 1,700 acres on Schoodic Peninsula

December 20, 2021

Susan Sharon

Maine Public

Projects ease path for alewives to reach freshwater to spawn

December 12, 2021

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CTPost

With longtime leader retiring after raising $130M, land trust names new CEO

December 6, 2021

Peter Van Allen

Mainebiz

Maine Coast Heritage Trust president to retire

December 3, 2021

Staff

Ellsworth American

Alewives’ arduous journey to Maine spawning ground just got easier

November 30, 2021

Ethan Genter

Bangor Daily News

Cousins River marshland moves closer to conservation

October 26, 2021

Rachel Vitello

The Northern Forecaster

Brooksville has a new spot to learn about watersheds and fish passage

October 14, 2021

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The Weekly Packet

Stakeholders find common vision for Machias dike

October 13, 2021

Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The Working Waterfront

Land trust reaches deal to buy coastal mountain in Hancock County

September 28, 2021

Bill Trotter

Bangor Daily News

Seal Cove fishway improvements planned for next season

September 27, 2021

Ethan Genter

Mount Desert Islander

Land Purchase Permanently Conserves 13,500 Acres in Downeast Maine

September 16, 2021

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The Nature Conservancy

Two artists show paintings from their time in the wilds of Maine

September 13, 2021

Bob Keyes

The Portland Press Herald

Hiking in Maine: A hiker’s guide to some great island adventures along Maine’s coast

September 5, 2021

Carey Kish

The Portland Press Herald

Snow’s Cove Road reopens to traffic

August 26, 2021

Jeffrey B. Roth

The Weekly Packet

To the Editor: Salmon farm incompatibility

August 24, 2021

Tim Glidden

Mount Desert Islander

Town, local groups envision dike replacement possibility

August 24, 2021

Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Machias Valley News Observer

Conservation groups look to raise funds for accessible outdoor recreation trail in brunswick

August 23, 2021

C. Thacher Carter

The Times Record

Sedgwick culvert project back on after rain delays

August 5, 2021

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The Ellsworth American

Beer fuels donation to preserve Casco Bay Island

July 30, 2021

Don Carrigan

News Center Maine

Campaign to to preserve island off Harpswell gets $50,000 gift

July 26, 2021

Tux Turkel

The Portland Press Herald

With Little Whaleboat a Wild Island Preserve is Forming in Casco Bay

July 18, 2021

Tux Turkel

The Portland Press Herald

Conservation groups discuss spending plans for new ‘Land for Maine’s Future Program’ funds

July 15, 2021

Don Carrigan

News Center Maine