Videos from the Coast
Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.
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.
MCHT is about protecting the character of Maine for future generations. Nowhere is that more true than on Mount Desert Island, where MCHT was founded in 1970.
In 1970, while witnessing dramatic changes to the Maine Coast, co-founders Peggy Rockefeller and Tom Cabot joined together to form Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT).