Clark Island Gaze
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen has been enjoying the sights on St. George’s Clark Island Preserve this summer—particularly the butterflies.
Why Is Conserving Land so Important?
MCHT Conservation Intern Devon Case spent the summer of 2020 working with Presumpscot Regional Land Trust.
Making the Trek
MCHT Public Policy Manager Jeff Romano and his son make the trek from MCHT’s Erickson Fields Preserve to Coastal Mountains Land Trust’s Beech Hill Preserve.
Conserving a Trail One Step at a Time
The story of how MCHT, Coastal Mountains Land Trust, and other partners worked together to protect and connect Rockport’s Beech Hill and Erickson Fields Preserves.
Committing to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Injustice and systemic racism pervade all aspects of our society, including the land conservation community, and we cannot leave the obvious unsaid and unexamined.
MCHT Helps Create Majority of New Coastal Access Sites in Maine
Twenty years ago, MCHT projects and partner projects made up roughly 10% of the total number of publicly accessible shore sites along the coast of Maine. Today, land trusts own and manage 46% of those sites.
The Gift of Old Point
In March of 2020, the Hartline sons and their families gifted the Old Point property in Lamoine to Maine Coast Heritage Trust to own and manage as a public preserve.
My Favorite Preserve – Monroe Island
Soon after moving to Owls Head, Dave Waddell found and fell for Monroe Island Preserve. Here he shares what he loves about it.
The Friends of Oophila Amblystomatis
In his ongoing salamander egg studies, MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen learns about the super special algae that turns salamander eggs green.
Mom and Dad’s Campfire
Poem by Carol Dana, 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 Favorite Preserve – Harriman Point
A frequent visitor to Maine Coast Heritage Trust preserves tells us why Harriman Point in Brooklin is his favorite.
Join In On #BillionsofFish Fun!
Mainers, it’s alewife time! Head to your local alewife stream and snap some wildlife pictures for Facebook and Instagram. Tag your photos #BillionsofFish to enter to win prizes from MCHT and partner organizations.
A poem by Nancy Nielsen, 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.
Getting Outside – Safely – in the Midst of COVID-19
While practicing social distancing, you can get outside and enjoy the health benefits—both physical and mental—of MCHT’s public preserves.
Brooksville’s Bakeman Beach has Public Access Guaranteed
MCHT works with the community of Brooksville to protect public access to a local beach
500 Acres Conserved in Rockport and Hope
Coastal Mountains Land Trust makes strides in the Round the Mountain conservation effort, with support from the Land for Maine’s Future program, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and the Maine Water Company.