Videos from the Coast

Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.

A Coastal Moment from the Orange River, Whiting, Maine

The Orange River in Washington County is one of the least developed coastal river systems remaining on the east coast.

A Coastal Moment from Little Long Pond, Seal Harbor, Maine

Little Long Pond is owned and managed by the Land and Garden Preserve and is free and open to the public.

A Coastal Moment from Somes Sound, Mount Desert, Maine

Famed Somes Sound in Mt. Desert is surrounded by mountains on both sides and beloved by visitors to Acadia National Park.

A Coastal Moment from Scarborough Marsh, Maine

At 3,100 acres, Scarborough Marsh is the largest salt marsh in the state, and home to countless plants and animals—including 27 endangered, threatened, rare or declining bird species.

Horseshoe Crabs on MCHT’s Lane Island Preserve

Every year in late May and early June, horseshoe crabs come to mate on Lanes Island Preserve in Yarmouth and other places on the coast of Maine.

A Coastal Moment from Western Bay, Mount Desert Island, Maine

The bay on the western side of Mount Desert—also known as the quiet side—has been enhanced by many conservation efforts including MCHT’s Blue Horizons Preserve.

Spring Wildflowers on MCHT Preserves

While visiting MCHT preserves earlier this spring, MCHT land steward Amanda Devine kept an eye out for Maine’s first flowers, known as “spring ephemerals” because they don’t last long.