Caring for the Land
While working for Maine Coast Heritage Trust in conserved bog lands in Washington County in the summer of 2021, graduate student Laura Hatmaker finds, to her astonishment, a rare butterfly that hadn’t been seen in that location since the 1990s.
2021 Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Katherine Sullivan shares her experience working for the Land and Garden Preserve.
Our approach to managing invasive plants: know what invasive plants are present on a property, remove small to moderate infestations, respond immediately to new infestations, and monitor regularly.
MCHT is fundraising for a one-of-a-kind project to improve fish passage at Seal Cove Pond on Mount Desert Island.
In 2020, MCHT finished the seventh land protection project in seven years to create Long Point Preserve, a 180-acre preserve spanning most of a peninsula in Machiasport.
Recently conserved Seaduck Point Preserve got a clean up from local Beals Island students on an outing led by MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead.
MCHT President Tim Glidden offers a vision of hope for the next 50 years of MCHT.
At Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s agricultural preserves in Rockport, the land is feeding the Midcoast community.
MCHT has acquired 120 acres of Clark Island to create a special new Midcoast preserve, but fundraising efforts still continue to support ongoing stewardship of the island.
In 2020, use of conserved land was up across the state. What did this mean for MCHT land stewards?
Essay by Deirdre Whitehead, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate people’s deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
This interview with Donald Soctomah, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Passamaquoddy Tribe, is part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate peoples’ deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
Essay by Peter Rand, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate peoples’ deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
MCHT Conservation Intern Andrew Czwakiel spent the summer of 2020 working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust.
MCHT Conservation Intern Claire Pellegrini spent the summer of 2020 working with Boothbay Regional Land Trust.