Stories about our work with coastal communities
Angela Twitchell, Land Trust Program Director, shares insights from her tenure as the Executive Director of Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust.
Sharing the work of Island Housing Trust, a nonprofit organization and frequent partner of MCHT working to increase access to housing for teachers, first responders, and other workers on Mount Desert Island.
“I immediately fell in love with the people and the land and now I want to do whatever I can to help out.”
Kate Stookey, president and CEO at Maine Coast Heritage Trust, introduces a new MCHT publication and shares information about the organization’s strategic planning process.
Bailey Bowden, from Penobscot, Maine, brings numerous talents and skills to his role at River Monitor for the Bagaduce
How we’re utilizing regenerative farming practice to mitigate climate change impacts at our agricultural preserves in Rockport.
“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.”
Our new Southern Maine Outreach Coordinator is excited to bring her skillset and outdoor educational experience to this new position at MCHT.
Zhenya Mikha spends formative years on the Teen Ag Crew at Erickson Fields, fostering an interest in conservation and studying ecology and psychology.
MCHT collaborates with The Community School to protect important habitat and create permanent outdoor education space on Mount Desert Island.
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.
“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!
Fun opportunity alert! You can help your favorite Downeast nonprofit receive a share of $100,000 in grant funds from Machias Savings Bank! We’re pleased to see so many of our amazing partners on the list! Make one pick a day through March 4 and help make a difference for this special part of the coast.
“There’s more to this than just fisheries restoration. That’s the tip of the iceberg. It’s a social gain, an economic gain, ecologically, educational … I can’t do it alone, you can’t do it alone, MCHT can’t, but if we can get more people and more groups, that’s a bigger voice and it’s amazing what we…