Pell Island makes MCHT’s 11th preserve in the archipelago between Stonington and Isle au Haut.
On MDI, MCHT is protecting critical wildlife and salt marsh habitat while working with local organization to create affordable workforce housing.
Conserving connected landscapes on the Maine coast
Years ago MCHT helped conserve much of Sears Island; today the Friends of Sears Island are bringing it to life
Siblings work with MCHT to protect the land their parents loved
Donors help MCHT protect eight special places over several months
Over two decades, MCHT works in stages to conserve one of the most important seabird nesting islands in Maine
A creative conservation project on Mount Desert Island protects an important salt marsh and helps support the creation of much-needed workforce housing.
Rocky Lake is so remote you can skate across its frozen surface for miles without catching a glimpse of human life.
In 2016 MCHT protected 7.53 miles of shorefront and seven coastal islands with the help of thousands of generous donors.
In addition to creating public preserves and building trails, your gifts to MCHT are helping protect sacred land in Maine, like Nibezun along the Penobscot River in Passadumkeag.
Erickson Fields Preserve offers something you’re less and less likely to find in midcoast Maine: a broad swath of undeveloped land.
Maine’s Schoodic Peninsula is one of only two places on the East Coast (the other is also in Maine) where inland forest stretches to the coast in a contiguous, unbroken line.
National Audubon has donated a 280-acre conservation easement on their Hog Island Sanctuary in Bremen to MCHT. This iconic Midcoast Maine island has been a hub for birders and naturalists for nearly a century.
In 2015, Maine Coast Heritage Trust enhanced public access to conserved lands and expanded outdoor programming to enrich the lives and benefit the health of thousands of Mainers.