People Make It Possible
All of us at Maine Coast Heritage Trust mourn the passing of Peter Blanchard, a true champion for the Maine coast.
“This place, and the people who also call this place home, made me who I am and instilled in me a desire to care for this land and the lives and livelihoods it supports. For me, that’s what conservation is all about.”
Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields require much-needed investment to make them safer, more efficient, and more inclusive community preserves. How do we extend access to the special experiences they offer?
We have the opportunity to enhance recreational and commercial opportunities in the Machias area and the ecological health of the Middle River by improving fish passage and restoring 300 acres of salt marsh.
A Brunswick business—Paul’s Marina—steps up to help save Little Whaleboat Island in Casco Bay.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust is excited to announce new president and CEO Kate Stookey, who will begin her new position in February of 2022.
MCHT helped conserve a few downtown acres in Milbridge in 2017. Four years later, this land has been transformed into the Milbridge Commons Wellness Park—a place where people can walk by the water, play, and pick free produce.
MCHT’s board chair Tom Armstrong offers a note of thanks to Tim Glidden upon his retirement.
MCHT is teaming up with partners in the Midcoast to provide food grown on conserved land for share tables at community centers like libraries, churches, and doctors offices.
Maine Beer Company releases Little Whaleboat IPA to support Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s effort to protect three Casco Bay islands.
Ann and David Ingram set up special funds to help preserve accessibility and provide for ongoing stewardship of MCHT lands and programs. “MCHT isn’t just giving lip service to its mission—they’re actively pursuing 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.
When Ryan Conery-Pulin woke up on the Maine coast for the first time, he had an experience he’ll never forget. And that was just the beginning of his deep connection to the Maine coast.
Essay by Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert, 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.