Videos from the Coast

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

A Coastal Moment from East Penobscot Bay, Maine

As on most parts of the Maine coast, East Penobscot Bay has a patchwork of islands—some conserved, some not, all strikingly beautiful with a variety of shoreline, forest cover, anchorages and history. There’s a reason that the mid-coast area is considered one of the premier cruising grounds in the world.

A Coastal Moment at Maquoit Bay in Brunswick, Maine

This ecologically rich bay touches shorefront in Freeport and Brunswick. Over the last several decades, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust and other organizations, including MCHT, have worked to protect surrounding lands and the ecological integrity of the bay.

A Coastal Moment at Babson Creek in Somesville, Maine

Babson Creek is at the head of Somes Sound on Mount Desert Island. MCHT has a 36-acre preserve along the shore of the creek, featuring meadows, salt marsh, and a small wooded area that attracts wildlife throughout the year.

Explore Springtime Wetlands

MCHT Regional Steward Kirk Gentalen and his son explore ponds in Saint George, Maine, to find aquatic critters in early spring.

A Coastal Moment at Boot Head Preserve in Lubec, Maine

Boot Head in Lubec features moss-lined paths to coastal bogs, cobble beaches and rocky promontories that offer stunning views of Maine’s Bold Coast.

Where the Land Meets the Sea

“I grew up learning how to canoe down tidal rivers, how to dive under a wave, how to reach into tide pools to find moon snails I could put my lips to and hum.”

Take a Tour – Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick

Tag along with MCHT outreach coordinator Ceci Danforth as she visits this southern Maine preserve on a spectacular spring evening.