Stories from the Coast
Here you’ll find the latest in MCHT’s land conservation news, tips for exploring the coast, dispatches from field staff, and more.
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.
In partnership with L.L.Bean, Maine Coast Heritage Trust has awarded six grants totaling $22,750 to enhance public access to conserved lands.
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.