Videos from the Coast
Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.
Aldermere Farm Preserve in Rockport is famous for its Belted Galloway herd, but its also home to beautiful Lily Pond at the foot of the Camden Hills.
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.
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.
MCHT Regional Steward Kirk Gentalen and his son explore ponds in Saint George, Maine, to find aquatic critters in early spring.
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.
“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.”
Tag along with MCHT outreach coordinator Ceci Danforth as she visits this southern Maine preserve on a spectacular spring evening.
On Cooksey Drive east of Seal Harbor in Mount Desert there’s a sweet little overlook, protected by MCHT.
Located in a northern corner of Cobscook Bay in the town of Perry, this coastal preserve features stunning views and ample wildlife viewing opportunities.