Explore the Maine Coast
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?
A Maine-based painter explores and makes paintings inspired by MCHT preserves up and down the coast.
The September 2019 issue of Down East magazine has a special feature about how land conservation keeps Maine a birding mecca.
Every spring, bird and mammal populations swell. But as the summer goes on, populations dwindle. What’s this about?
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen falls for Maine’s native flowers—and tells you all about some of his favorites.
When songbirds migrate through Maine in the spring, you better believe MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen is outside listening and looking for warblers.
When Melissa Lee joined MCHT’s stewardship staff in 1999, she also began a program—The Lubec Outing Club—to get local kids outside. Twenty years later, it’s still going strong.
The best way to avoid diseases like Lyme is to learn the risk of tick bites, and how to prevent and treat them.
Wildlife tracks, trails, and what to make of them—your guide to winter wandering through Maine marshes
What do you get when you put together a fisher trail, a deer carcass, and a game camera? A fun few days in the woods and a lot of awesome photos.
Temperatures are dropping, roads are clearing of summer traffic… here are tips on where to go and what to do from MCHT’s MDI land steward.
Think you need a boat of your own to get to Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s island preserves? Well, think again. Vinalhaven, the largest and most populated island in Penobscot Bay, is a 75-minute ferry ride from the mainland.
Here are some of Jane’s picks for kid-friendly MCHT preserves up and down the coast, where you can share your love for nature with the people who stand to benefit from it the most: kids.