Explore the Maine Coast
The best way to avoid diseases like Lyme is to learn the risk of tick bites, and how to prevent and treat them.
“Neighborhood.” When you think about your neighborhood, you might be thinking about the people that live down the street or across the road. For Nature Bum, Kirk Gentalen, the word “neighborhood” extends beyond people. But, every once in a while, Kirk finds himself enjoying time with his human-neighbors. And even considers them friends!
Full moon rising! MCHT steward, Melissa Lee took this beautiful photo of the almost-full-moon last night at Bog Brook Cove Preserve in Lubec. Get out there around 5PM tonight and catch the full moon rising! Share your photos and tag us (weather permitting) 🌝 #fullmoonrising #mcht #mainecoastheritagetrust #keepthecoastopen #keepthecoasthealthy #keepthecoastclean #maine #mainelife
Most ice skaters don’t quite understand why Kirk Gentalen spends so much time on the ice and so little in ice skates. But to Kirk, the magic of a frozen marsh goes beyond ice skating. The magic lies in the stories a frozen world can tell and the wildlife that lives in it!
Maine Coast Heritage Trust is fundraising to permanently conserve Little Whaleboat, Nate, and Tuck islands in Casco Bay—to ensure people will always be able to access these special places.
A Maine-based painter explores and makes paintings inspired by MCHT preserves up and down the coast.
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen heads inland for a mushroom-filled trip to the top of Mount Katahdin.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen explores his local creek one August day and finds a wide variety of cool critters.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen has been enjoying the sights on St. George’s Clark Island Preserve this summer—particularly the butterflies.
Essay and photo by Ben Cosgrove, 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 Public Policy Manager Jeff Romano and his son make the trek from MCHT’s Erickson Fields Preserve to Coastal Mountains Land Trust’s Beech Hill Preserve.
Soon after moving to Owls Head, Dave Waddell found and fell for Monroe Island Preserve. Here he shares what he loves about it.
While practicing social distancing, you can get outside and enjoy the health benefits—both physical and mental—of MCHT’s public preserves.
MCHT, the town of St. George, and Georges River Land Trust come together to protect special places in the midcoast for the public to enjoy.
Woodward Point Preserve in Brunswick is now open and ready for visitors! Have you been yet?