A Local Sliding Hill Protected
In East Machias, when a local sliding hill went up for sale, MCHT was able to conserve it, ensuring kids will always be able to access this special spot.
Two New Midcoast Preserves to Check Out
MCHT, the town of St. George, and Georges River Land Trust come together to protect special places in the midcoast for the public to enjoy.
A Developer Reflects on the Conservation of Boot Head Preserve
This bold coast preserve was featured in Down East magazine’s 2019 June edition, followed by a reader response offering a unique take on the conservation of this stellar preserve.
Lookout for MCHT’s New Preserve in Brooksville
MCHT protected Lookout Rock in Brooksville in the spring of 2018. Since then, stewards have been hard at work turning it into a public preserve.
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.
Turning Woodward Point into a Public Preserve
Woodward Point is now conserved. But the story doesn’t end there—in fact, for MCHT’s land stewards, it’s just beginning.
2018 Land Protection Highlights
Conservation projects up and down the coast keep the coast open, healthy, and working
Sacred Land Conserved by Indigenous Nonprofit
85 acres along the Penobscot River now comprise Nibezun, a cultural center promoting healing and sustainability
You Can Help Keep the Coast Open
On Giving Tuesday 2018, donors gave over $20,000 to Keep the Coast Open
The Gift of Pell Island
Pell Island makes MCHT’s 11th preserve in the archipelago between Stonington and Isle au Haut.
Conservation Gets Creative on MDI
On MDI, MCHT is protecting critical wildlife and salt marsh habitat while working with local organization to create affordable workforce housing.
Saving Maine’s Plants and Animals in a Changing Climate
Conserving connected landscapes on the Maine coast
Welcoming the Public to Monroe Island Preserve
MCHT conserved one of the largest islands in Penobscot Bay for public access. Now what?
Harvesters Step Up for Conservation
Conservation of Woodward Point protects shore access and water quality for clammers and oyster growers