Essay by Peter Rand, 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.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen has learned to love walking the same trails over and over again (it’s part of the gig). And Calderwood Island has been one of his favorite places to return to for all the changes that have occurred there over the past decade-plus.
Essay by Robert Ives, 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.
Soon after moving to Owls Head, Dave Waddell found and fell for Monroe Island Preserve. Here he shares what he loves about it.
An extraordinary, generous gift is realizing a more connected future for Maine’s coastal rivers.
Conservation projects up and down the coast keep the coast open, healthy, and working
Pell Island makes MCHT’s 11th preserve in the archipelago between Stonington and Isle au Haut.
MCHT conserved one of the largest islands in Penobscot Bay for public access. Now what?
Through the lens of conservation, an intern wonders about where his family comes from
Years ago MCHT helped conserve much of Sears Island; today the Friends of Sears Island are bringing it to life
Donors help MCHT protect eight special places over several months
Over two decades, MCHT works in stages to conserve one of the most important seabird nesting islands in Maine
MCHT is working to conserve one of the largest undeveloped islands in the midcoast region, which happens to be a short paddle from a mainland preserve in Owls Head.
Think you need a boat of your own to get to Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s island preserves? Well, think again. Vinalhaven, the largest and most populated island in Penobscot Bay, is a 75-minute ferry ride from the mainland.
All of us at Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) mourn the loss of David Rockefeller Sr. and extend heartfelt condolences to his family.