Caring for the Land
“Working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust I got my feet wet and experienced first-hand what it’s like behind the scenes of a land trust.”
When she began her work as an MCHT Conservation Intern at Woodie Wheaton Land Trust, Kaia knew little to nothing about land trusts—that’s no longer the case.
An Ecology and Environmental Science student and MCHT conservation intern develops personal and professional skills and gains experience in invasive species management.
A student from Virginia is happy to find himself in Maine, living and working near “one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.”
A lover of the natural world, Conservation Intern Brooklyn Washburn says it’s important to conserve land for plants, animals, and for people—so that more may fall in love like she did.
Conservation Intern Jacob Burgess stays busy in the summer of 2019, contributing to a wide-range of projects for Mahoosuc Pathways and Mahoosuc Land Trust.
MCHT Conservation Intern Jacob Watson supports soundscape ecology research and other work at Wells Reserve.
Environmental Planning and Policy student Kyla Curtis gets an education in the multi-faceted work and community impacts of land trusts.
To protect the ecological value of conserved lands, we need to pay attention to the quality of the water running along their shores.
MCHT Conservation Intern Jacob Lawlor on humid work days, lessons learned, and wildlife spotted while on the job for York Land Trust.
MCHT Conservation Intern Dianna Farrell puts her Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills to work for Cape Elizabeth Land Trust.
MCHT protected Lookout Rock in Brooksville in the spring of 2018. Since then, stewards have been hard at work turning it into a public preserve.
Woodward Point is now conserved. But the story doesn’t end there—in fact, for MCHT’s land stewards, it’s just beginning.
Beyond trail building: A look into the multifaceted work of land stewardship at MCHT