In Memory of Les Hyde
Les Hyde was a passionate advocate for land conservation in the midcoast. We honor him and his lasting impact on the coast with a special granite bench at Clark Island Preserve.
The Making of Long Point Preserve
In 2020, MCHT finished the seventh land protection project in seven years to create Long Point Preserve, a 180-acre preserve spanning most of a peninsula in Machiasport.
Local Students Pitch in at Seaduck Point Preserve
Recently conserved Seaduck Point Preserve got a clean up from local Beals Island students on an outing led by MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead.
Full of Hope for the Next 50 Years of MCHT
MCHT President Tim Glidden offers a vision of hope for the next 50 years of MCHT.
The Transitive Property of Trifectas
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen ponders the prevalence of trifectas in nature observation.
Creating More Public Access to the Bold Coast
Small in acres, big in impact: a conservation project at Bailey’s Mistake in Lubec improves access for recreational and commercial use on the Bold Coast.
Conserved Land Helps Feed a Community
At Aldermere Farm and Erickson Fields, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s agricultural preserves in Rockport, the land is feeding the Midcoast community.
Caring for Newly Conserved Clark Island Preserve
MCHT has acquired 120 acres of Clark Island to create a special new Midcoast preserve, but fundraising efforts still continue to support ongoing stewardship of the island.
MCHT Preserves See More Use Than Ever Before
In 2020, use of conserved land was up across the state. What did this mean for MCHT land stewards?
Essay by Deirdre Whitehead, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate people’s deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen does not appreciate being accused of networking. He does, however, love to hear about the cool stuff in nature you’ve been seeing.
In My Words – Nova Tower
Nova Tower, co-chair of MCHT’s Next Wave, on why she’s proud to be part of Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
My Summer on the Blue Hill Peninsula
MCHT Conservation Intern Andrew Czwakiel spent the summer of 2020 working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust.
Expecting the Unexpected: The Large Projects that Made my Summer
MCHT Conservation Intern Claire Pellegrini spent the summer of 2020 working with Boothbay Regional Land Trust.
An “Office” on the Ocean
MCHT Conservation Intern Lucy Tabb spent the summer of 2020 working with Cape Elizabeth Land Trust.
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.