Blood in the Tracks
Nature Bummin’ with MCHT Steward Kirk Gentalen All dates mentioned in this post are based on personal observation and may change by days or even up to weeks depending on the year. It’s nature, not everything is etched in stone. Blood itself is a track. But we’ll get to that in a bit. Let’s start…
Farming with Climate Change in Mind
How we’re utilizing regenerative farming practice to mitigate climate change impacts at our agricultural preserves in Rockport.
Land Conservation and Climate Change
MCHT has been engaging in “natural climate solutions” for over fifty years, which is a critical component of the multi-faceted approach we must take to slow the rate of climate change and mitigate its impacts.
Trail by Trail, a More Accessible Maine
Enock Glidden is helping Maine land trusts make their trails more accessible.
Winter Mid-Season Grade: So Far, So Good
This winter hasn’t been the coldest, or the snowiest, and it definitely hasn’t been the iciest, but even so, Kirk knows there’ve been no shortage of lessons to be learned!
Late Season Peeping
We know why Peepers peep in spring, it’s to mate. At that time, their common name makes perfect sense. But why do Spring Peepers peep in the fall? In this Nature Bummin’ column, MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen sets out to solve the mystery of the Fall Peeper.
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.”
In My Words, Zhenya Mikha, Teen Ag Crew Alum
Zhenya Mikha spends formative years on the Teen Ag Crew at Erickson Fields, fostering an interest in conservation and studying ecology and psychology.
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?
Remaking Old Pond Marsh
MCHT is working with marsh scientists and restoration specialists to improve water flow at a marsh formerly manipulated for salt hay farming. Learnings from this experience will be shared across the land trust community.
In My Words, Renee Duncan, Stone Barn Farm Steward & Outreach Manager, MDI
Meet Renee Duncan, MCHT’s Stone Barn Farm Steward & Outreach Manager on Mount Desert Island.
Mornings Are For Otters
When is the best time to see an otter? Nature Bum, Kirk Gentalen gets this question a lot and has thought long and hard about when and where you’re most likely to find an otter. Read on to learn more!
A Summer With Three Land Trusts
By 2022 MCHT Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Intern Vladimir Reed