Stories about our work with coastal communities
In 2020, MCHT finished the seventh land protection project in seven years to create Long Point Preserve, a 180-acre preserve spanning most of a peninsula in Machiasport.
Recently conserved Seaduck Point Preserve got a clean up from local Beals Island students on an outing led by MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead.
In one of the most significant conservation projects in York’s history, MCHT helps protect coastal river frontage and secure public access to a beloved local sledding hill.
Small in acres, big in impact: a conservation project at Bailey’s Mistake in Lubec improves access for recreational and commercial use on the Bold Coast.
At Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s agricultural preserves in Rockport, the land is feeding the Midcoast community.
This interview with Donald Soctomah, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Passamaquoddy Tribe, is 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.
The story of how MCHT, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, and other partners worked together to protect and connect Rockport’s Beech Hill and Erickson Fields Preserves.
Aldermere Farm’s General Manager Heidi Baker offers an update from Aldermere Farm in the midst of COVID-19 and calving season.
MCHT works with the community of Brooksville to protect public access to a local beach
MCHT is partnering with the newly formed Knox County Gleaners and other organizations to get healthy food in the hands of those who need it.
Coastal Mountains Land Trust makes strides in the Round the Mountain conservation effort, with support from the Land for Maine’s Future program, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and the Maine Water Company.
MCHT hosted a clam bake at Sipp Bay Preserve to celebrate and thank supporters, volunteers, partners, and the local community.
Erin shares what she learned through Farm Hands and 4-H at Aldermere Farm Preserve and how these programs set her on the path towards becoming a veterinarian.
20 years ago, Albert Chatfield Jr. bequeathed his saltwater farm and world-class herd of Belted Galloways to MCHT, and so many have given to make it what it is today.
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.