Maine Heritage

Fall 2020 - Midcoast Edition

Erickson Fields Preserve Program Manager Aaron Englander and volunteers fill up a truck with produce and flowers for delivery to a local food pantry.
Erickson Fields Preserve Program Manager Aaron Englander and volunteers fill up a truck with produce and flowers for delivery to a local food pantry.

From the President

Full of Hope for the Next 50 Years of MCHT

Nothing could have prepared any of us for 2020. At best, this year has been trying. At worst, devastating.

Personally, working for MCHT—working on behalf of this coast and the people who live, work, and play here—buoyed me.

At every turn, I was reminded of our work to create value: more public access to coastal lands, stronger coastal communities, and a coast more resilient—more adaptable—to climate change.”

Read more from MCHT President Tim Glidden

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Featured Stories

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Through the Pandemic, Hunger Relief Efforts Ramp Up at Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields

Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields Preserve are on track to donate 25,000 pounds of vegetables and 1,000 pounds of hamburger to Midcoast food pantries at a time when hunger is on the rise.

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Clark Island is Conserved, Stewardship Efforts Underway

As of July of 2020, 120 acres of St. George’s Clark Island are now a public preserve!

Stewardship staff is hard at work improving the visitor experience and the ecological integrity of the land.

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In My Words

Nova Tower, Next Wave Co-Chair

“I love hanging out with other Next Wavers at events like the Shindig, but that’s not what pulls me deeper into the organization.

Rather, it’s the work we do at MCHT. Every meeting I attend, I come away with more respect and admiration for the people and work of this organization.”

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In Brief

Name that MCHT Preserve

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Some hints:

This preserve is home to more bird species than any marsh in the Midcoast or Penobscot Bay regions of Maine.

It’s a short jog off Route One and popular with bobolinks—not to mention birders!

Find the answer

Thanks to our Donors

Everything you read about here is possible thanks to MCHT donors and supporters. Thank you for all you do for the Maine coast.

Have you made your gift to MCHT? If not, give today, and keep up the good work for the coast.