Videos from the Coast
Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.
This mission moment takes us to the Bagaduce River in Hancock county, a relatively small river that runs through Sedgwick Brooksville, Penobscot, and Castine before it flows into Penobscot bay.
Long beloved by boaters in Casco Bay, this special trio of islands offers lovely pocket beaches, campsites, and trails.
The iconic Stone Barn Farm property in Bar Harbor features fields, woods, and incredible historic buildings. And it’s now an MCHT preserve!
Currently Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Royal River Conservation Trust, and Freeport Conservation Trust are working together to conserve 220 acres on the river, protecting critical salt marsh and creating a new public preserve.
This expansive preserve features gravel and cobble beaches, breathtaking views of the Bold Coast, a universally-accessible trail, and abundant wildlife viewing opportunities.
Pierce Pond is part of the Bagaduce River watershed, the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the Blue Hill Peninsula. Over the past several years, MCHT has worked with partners to restore the watershed and enhance fish passage for alewives.
Erickson Fields Preserve is an educational vegetable farm and land preserve dedicated to spreading agricultural education and environmental awareness to the surrounding community.
Little Whaleboat Island in Casco Bay has long been used and loved by locals. Now for sale, that access could be cut off. MCHT is working to protect Little Whaleboat Island and open it permanently to the public.
The rocky beach on Blue Horizons Preserve in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island is a spectacular spot to watch the sun set on a summer evening.
With a rich history, this scenic point in Machiasport boasts incredible natural beauty with sweeping views to the islands of outer Machias Bay.
Currently Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Royal River Conservation Trust (RRCT), and Freeport Conservation Trust (FCT) are working together to conserve 220-acres on the river, protecting critical salt marsh and creating a new public preserve.
In recent years, through a series of conservation projects, MCHT has conserved nearly the entire periphery of Forbes Pond.