All of us at Maine Coast Heritage Trust mourn the passing of Peter Blanchard, a true champion for the Maine coast.
Love of Place
“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.”
Birth of a New Era at Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields
Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields require much-needed investment to make them safer, more efficient, and more inclusive community preserves. How do we extend access to the special experiences they offer?
Cherished Land Becomes an Open Classroom
MCHT collaborates with The Community School to protect important habitat and create permanent outdoor education space on Mount Desert Island.
Pitching In to Save Little Whaleboat Island
A Brunswick business—Paul’s Marina—steps up to help save Little Whaleboat Island in Casco Bay.
Sheep Island Stays Open
With the conservation of Sheep Island, MCHT offers a trio of great island preserves in Owls Head.
Maine Beer Company Announces Little Whaleboat Island Beer
Maine Beer Company releases Little Whaleboat IPA to support Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s effort to protect three Casco Bay islands.
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.
A Family Connection
When Ryan Conery-Pulin woke up on the Maine coast for the first time, he had an experience he’ll never forget. And that was just the beginning of his deep connection to the Maine coast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Conservation of Seaduck Point
After decades of loving and caring for land on Beals Island, a woman and her family make the decision to conserve it through Maine Coast Heritage Trust.