Essay by Susan Hand Shetterly, 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.
Mainers, it’s alewife time! Head to your local alewife stream and snap some wildlife pictures for Facebook and Instagram. Tag your photos #BillionsofFish to enter to win prizes from MCHT and partner organizations.
An extraordinary, generous gift is realizing a more connected future for Maine’s coastal rivers.
To protect the ecological value of conserved lands, we need to pay attention to the quality of the water running along their shores.
“What’s your dream?” That’s the question Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Senior Project Manager Ciona Ulbrich put to Bailey Bowden, head of the Penobscot Alewife Committee, the first time they met in March of 2015.
Rocky Lake is so remote you can skate across its frozen surface for miles without catching a glimpse of human life.