In My Words: Ann and David Ingram, MCHT Donors
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.”
How About Another Great Casco Bay Island Preserve?
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.
Essay by Marla O’Byrne, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate people’s deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
In Memory of Les Hyde
Les Hyde was a passionate advocate for land conservation in the midcoast. We honor him and his lasting impact on the coast with a special granite bench at Clark Island Preserve.
The Making of Long Point Preserve
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.
Local Students Pitch in at Seaduck Point Preserve
Recently conserved Seaduck Point Preserve got a clean up from local Beals Island students on an outing led by MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead.
MCHT Helps Conserve 174 Acres Along the York River
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.
Full of Hope for the Next 50 Years of MCHT
MCHT President Tim Glidden offers a vision of hope for the next 50 years of MCHT.
Creating More Public Access to the Bold Coast
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.
Conserved Land Helps Feed a Community
At Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s agricultural preserves in Rockport, the land is feeding the Midcoast community.
Caring for Newly Conserved Clark Island Preserve
MCHT has acquired 120 acres of Clark Island to create a special new Midcoast preserve, but fundraising efforts still continue to support ongoing stewardship of the island.
MCHT Preserves See More Use Than Ever Before
In 2020, use of conserved land was up across the state. What did this mean for MCHT land stewards?
Essay by Deirdre Whitehead, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate people’s deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
In My Words – Nova Tower
Nova Tower, co-chair of MCHT’s Next Wave, on why she’s proud to be part of Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
A Conversation on Land Conservation with Donald Soctomah
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.
My Summer on the Blue Hill Peninsula
MCHT Conservation Intern Andrew Czwakiel spent the summer of 2020 working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust.