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.
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.
MCHT has an opportunity to protect this scenic island centrally located between Long Cove and Tenants Harbor in Saint George.
2014 was a strong year for land conservation projects on Maine’s coast, many of which received funding from state and municipal sources. Projects ranged from protecting popular hunting and fishing areas, to expanding downtown riverfront access to ensuring scenic islands remain available to the public for outdoor exploration.