Caring for the Land
MCHT Conservation Intern Hana Palazzo, a Hudson Valley native from New York, spent the summer of 2020 working with Mahoosuc Land Trust and Mahoosuc Pathways fostering a sense of community involvement in a socially distanced world.
MCHT Conservation Intern Miriam Nelson spent the summer of 2020 working with the Frenchman Bay Conservancy.
MCHT Conservation Intern Chris Ring spent the summer of 2020 working with the Wells Reserve at Laudholm.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen has learned to love walking the same trails over and over again (it’s part of the gig). And Calderwood Island has been one of his favorite places to return to for all the changes that have occurred there over the past decade-plus.
Aldermere Farm’s General Manager Heidi Baker offers an update from Aldermere Farm in the midst of COVID-19 and calving season.
“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.