Videos from the Coast
Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.
The Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Internship Program was created to pair college students with host conservation organizations; it offers interns paid experience in conservation while providing host organizations assistance with their seasonal work. Our hope is that this mutually beneficial experience will have a lasting impact on the future of land conservation in Maine.
This former Rockport dairy farm features a 1.4-mile trail and gardens where young people grow food for the community.
Despite its small size, the 21-acre Lampson Preserve in Castine and Penobscot offers many wildlife viewing opportunities and a quiet picnic spot along the banks of the Bagaduce River.
In Brooklin, Harriman Point’s beaches boast spectacular views across Blue Hill Bay to Mount Desert Island. Welcome to Blue Hill Peninsula’s largest continuous stretch of coastline open to the public.
Conserved in partnership with Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Woodward Point Preserve spans most of a peninsula in Brunswick on the New Meadows River and features more than two miles of shore frontage as well as trails through fields and forest.
The largest undeveloped island in Casco Bay, Whaleboat Island offers a surprisingly remote feeling and is easily accessed from several nearby towns.
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.