Videos from the Coast

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

Celebrating Tim Glidden’s Career in Conservation

On the eve of Tim Glidden’s retirement from Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Tom Armstrong, the chair of MCHT’s board of directors, sits down with Tim to discuss his hopes and dreams for the future of the Maine coast and Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

A Coastal Moment from Western Bay, Mount Desert Island, Maine

The bay on the western side of Mount Desert—also known as the quiet side—has been enhanced by many conservation efforts including MCHT’s Blue Horizons Preserve.

A Coastal Moment from East Penobscot Bay, Maine

As on most parts of the Maine coast, East Penobscot Bay has a patchwork of islands—some conserved, some not, all strikingly beautiful with a variety of shoreline, forest cover, anchorages and history.

Spring Wildflowers on MCHT Preserves

While visiting MCHT preserves earlier this spring, MCHT land steward Amanda Devine kept an eye out for Maine’s first flowers, known as “spring ephemerals” because they don’t last long.

A Coastal Moment from York River, Maine

Numerous wetland, ponds, and tributaries, and a salt marsh estuary make up the York River, which flows through the towns of Kittery, Eliot, South Berwick, and York.

Take a Tour – The Stone Barn Farm, Bar Harbor, Maine

For more than a hundred years, Bar Harbor’s Stone Barn has greeted people crossing Mount Desert Island. Learn about the Farm and MCHT’s plans for the future.

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.