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 in Southwest Harbor, Maine
Southwest Harbor, Maine, is located just west of the southern entrance to Somes Sound on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County.
A Coastal Moment at Hamilton Cove Preserve in Lubec, Maine
This 1,225-acre preserve in Lubec provides people of all ages opportunities to experience a rugged coastal landscape of cobble beaches, sheer cliffs, and rocky promontories.
Take a Tour – Aldermere Farm, Rockport, Maine
Join us for a virtual visit to MCHT’s Aldermere Farm Preserve and meet the spring calves—the newest additions to the award-winning Belted Galloway herd.
A Coastal Moment from Penobscot Bay, Maine
Famed Penobscot Bay is enhanced by a collection of islands conserved by many organizations, including MCHT.
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, Maine
Tag along with MCHT outreach coordinator Ceci Danforth as she visits this southern Maine preserve on a spectacular spring evening.
A Coastal Moment at Cooksey Drive Preserve in Mt. Desert, Maine
On Cooksey Drive east of Seal Harbor in Mount Desert there’s a sweet little overlook, protected by MCHT.
A Coastal Moment at Sipp Bay Preserve in Perry, Maine
Located in a northern corner of Cobscook Bay in the town of Perry, this coastal preserve features stunning views and ample wildlife viewing opportunities.