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Videos from the Coast

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

Internship

2023 Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Interns

Meet Amanda Moeser. Amanda is the owner/operator of Lanes Island Oysters—a small sustainably run oyster farm directly off the shores of MCHT’s Lanes Island Preserve in Yarmouth.

Long Point Player

Take a Tour – Long Point Preserve in Machiasport, Maine

With a rich history, this scenic point in Machiasport boasts incredible natural beauty with sweeping views to the islands of outer Machias Bay.

Cousins Player

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.

Forbes Player

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.

Monroe Player

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.

Blue Hill Player

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.

Schoodic Player

A Coastal Moment from the Schoodic Peninsula, Maine

The Schoodic peninsula, east of Mount Desert Island, is a beautiful, wild, and rugged place.

Mirror Player

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

Bog Brook Player

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.

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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.

Orange River Player

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.

Lookout Rock Player

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.

Muscle Still

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.