Jumpstarting the Effort to Protect and Restore Maine’s Coastal Rivers
An extraordinary, generous gift is realizing a more connected future for Maine’s coastal rivers.
Land Conservation Effort Underway at Stone Barn Farm
This Mount Desert Island project offers potential for expanded public access to a lovely trail system and programming.
Why Alewives Matter to MCHT
To protect the ecological value of conserved lands, we need to pay attention to the quality of the water running along their shores.
Beloved Views Protected on MDI
Generous landowners donate easements on their extraordinary MDI properties, forever protecting iconic viewsheds on MDI.
Aldermere Farm Celebrates 20 Years as an MCHT Preserve
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.
20 Years Bringing Lubec School Kids Outside
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.
Land Stewardship Highlights of 2018
Beyond trail building: A look into the multifaceted work of land stewardship at MCHT
Meet MCHT’s Mother-Daughter Volunteer Team
An MCHT volunteer shares her experience taking care of a local preserve with her daughter
You Can Help Keep the Coast Open
On Giving Tuesday 2018, donors gave over $20,000 to Keep the Coast Open
Farming from Tanzania to Maine
MCHT Teen Ag crew member tells of her experience growing food for her community at Erickson Fields Preserve
You Can Help Keep the Coast Clean
One day, $10,474, more than 13 clean Maine beaches—donors made it happen!
Putting Theory Into Practice
A conservation intern gains problem-solving skills while working for a local land trust.
The Ins and Outs of Conservation Work
From Washington County to the wilds of Sagadahoc—a conservation intern covers new ground.
Five Things I’ve Learned as a Conservation Intern
Musings on the importance of donors, members, and volunteers—and why it’s fun to work outside!
The Best Classroom Out There
“Odd jobs, hot days, good people: learning lessons about conservation—and life—on the job.”
A Community Embraces Sears Island
Years ago MCHT helped conserve much of Sears Island; today the Friends of Sears Island are bringing it to life