Videos from the Coast
Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.
Babson Creek Learning Forest
The Babson Creek Learning forest is an ecologically important expanse of woodlands, home to wildlife, wetlands, and vernal pools—it’s also a natural extension of The Community School, a permanent outdoor education space on Mount Desert Island.
A Coastal Moment from the Cousins River, Yarmouth and Freeport, Maine
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.
A Coastal Moment from Forbes Pond Preserve, Gouldsboro, Maine
In recent years, through a series of conservation projects, MCHT has conserved nearly the entire periphery of Forbes Pond.
A Coastal Moment from Monroe Island Preserve, Owls Head, Maine
Located in Owls Head and not far from the mainland, 225-acre Monroe Island is an MCHT preserve boasting classic Maine coast scenery.
A Coastal Moment from the Blue Hill Peninsula, Maine
In this video, we’re floating up a stretch of Meadow Brook, which is part of the Bagaduce River watershed, the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the Blue Hill Peninsula.
A Coastal Moment from the Schoodic Peninsula, Maine
The Schoodic peninsula, east of Mount Desert Island, is a beautiful, wild, and rugged place.
A Coastal Moment from Mirror Lake, Rockport, Maine
Coastal Mountains Land Trust led a collaboration with MCHT and other partners to protect 1,400 acres of watershed land surrounding Mirror Lake
Take a Tour – Bog Brook Cove Preserve in Cutler and Trescott, Maine
MCHT land steward Melissa Lee brings you on a tour of Bog Brook Cove, a stunning Bold Coast preserve.
A Coastal Moment from the York River, Maine
York Land Trust, MCHT, and several other partners have worked together over the years to protect this special place in Southern Maine.
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.
Take a Tour – Lookout Rock Preserve in Brooksville, Maine
Join MCHT land steward Caleb Jackson on a tour of this small but special preserve, and learn a little bit about the history of the land.
A Coastal Moment from the Muscle Ridge Channel near Owls Head, Maine
The Muscle Ridge Channel is known for its string of beautiful, secluded islands and abundant wildlife.
A Coastal Moment from Old Pond in Hancock, Maine
A multi-year collaboration with Crabtree Neck Land Trust, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, and the State of Maine has resulted in the conservation of significant ecological lands and a walkable rail trail in this remote part of the coast.