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.
Blood in the Tracks
Nature Bummin’ with MCHT Steward Kirk Gentalen All dates mentioned in this post are based on personal observation and may change by days or even up to weeks depending on the year. It’s nature, not everything is etched in stone. Blood itself is a track. But we’ll get to that in a bit. Let’s start…
The Curious Case of the Red Crossbill
Did you know it was the summer of the Red Crossbills? Well neither did most people, but MCHT Nature Bum Kirk Gentalen was well aware and eager to spread the word.
Conserving Land in Soil and Film
By 2022 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Jennifer Clifford
My Summer Internship in Norway, Maine
By 2022 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Matthew Martin
5 Blissful Days & a Big “Take Back!”
If you read Kirk’s Nature Bummin’ column “Favorite Tree – The Trail, The Blood, and The Fisher” you know his favorite tree is a Big-tooth Aspen. Well… at least it was. Since then, Kirk has learned quite a lot and it’s changed things for him… as far as favorite trees go.
Why We Support Replacing the Machias Dike
We have the opportunity to enhance recreational and commercial opportunities in the Machias area and the ecological health of the Middle River by improving fish passage and restoring 300 acres of salt marsh.
Bring Your Binoculars to MCHT Preserves
The September 2019 issue of Down East magazine has a special feature about how land conservation keeps Maine a birding mecca.