Videos from the Coast

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

A Coastal Moment from Long Point Preserve, 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.

MCHT and Telling Room Collaboration

In the summer of 2017, we collaborated with Portland-based nonprofit The Telling Room to bring young writers out to the Goslings to experience wild Casco Bay and write about what they felt and saw.

Restoring Rivers in Downeast Maine

We’re working to protect and restore Maine’s coastal rivers, creating recreational and economic opportunities and bringing more life back to the Gulf of Maine.

Youth Education at MCHT

MCHT Preserves are places which provide unique learning opportunities. Find out how Regional Steward Billy Helprin coordinates MCHT’s “Kids Can Grow” program on Mount Desert Island.

Stewardship at MCHT

Travel with the stewardship crew to Marshall Island and Malaga Island and learn how MCHT cares for our preserves and welcomes visitors.

Land Conservation at MCHT

Working with a committed landowner, the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the University of Maine, MCHT helped conserve a culturally significant peninsula in East Machias.

Whole Place Protection: Merchant Row, Penobscot Bay

We use the term Whole Place to describe natural areas with a critical and intangible quality of integrity. Learn more about our work to protect Whole Places.

Getting out on the Coast: Fields Trips and Nature Walks

We love to bring people out on the coast to experience MCHT conserved lands, and every year offer a series of field trips and events to connect people to the land. 

Building and Improving Trail Access on Conserved Land

MCHT is committed to creating unique and lasting experiences for those getting out on the coast, and one way we do that is by creating and maintaining trails for people to enjoy.