Ecology & Wildlife
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen takes part in the Christmas Bird Count and, as always, resists the temptation to track mammals.
Has anyone else noticed it’s been a winterberry fall? Not sure what that means? Kirk will tell you.
Forever on the search for cool mushrooms, MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen gives “fall colors” a whole new meaning.
After an overseas vacation, MCHT Land Steward is back on Maine soil, and seeing the wildlife all around him with new eyes.
An extraordinary, generous gift is realizing a more connected future for Maine’s coastal rivers.
“Working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust I got my feet wet and experienced first-hand what it’s like behind the scenes of a land trust.”
When she began her work as an MCHT Conservation Intern at Woodie Wheaton Land Trust, Kaia knew little to nothing about land trusts—that’s no longer the case.
Just add water, and mushrooms arrive in full force—even in the generally hot and dry summer months.
These hot midsummer days aren’t good for much except swimming, lemonade sipping, and dragonfly spotting.
The September 2019 issue of Down East magazine has a special feature about how land conservation keeps Maine a birding mecca.
Every spring, bird and mammal populations swell. But as the summer goes on, populations dwindle. What’s this about?
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen falls for Maine’s native flowers—and tells you all about some of his favorites.
When songbirds migrate through Maine in the spring, you better believe MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen is outside listening and looking for warblers.
MCHT President Tim Glidden pauses to take stock of where the organization is in the spring of 2019, and where we go from here.
Take a closer look at wood frog and spotted salamander eggs and egg masses found on MCHT preserves this time of year