Go for a wild(life) ride with MCHT Steward Kirk Gentalen as he tracks Maine’s great spring amphibian migration of 2018.
This year, Maine Coast Heritage Trust thought it was time to hit the pause button, to look closely at and think deeply and strategically about the land conservation movement and where it goes from here.
In the calm between storms or wind bursts, these are the songbirds making a blessed racket as the Maine winter doldrums set in.
In 2017, Maine Land Trust Network conducted a survey to learn more about the impact of land conservation on Maine communities. The results blew us away.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s year-round staff is made up of 54 people with one thing in common: we love the Maine coast.
When tracking the North American River Otter on the Maine coast, look out for latrines and belly slides.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust thinks about trails and stone staircases and how to keep your feet dry on a wet walk through the woods so that you don’t have to.
I had no idea that my appreciation for land trusts would grow significantly—not only from learning about the stewardship aspect, but the community aspect as well.
Working along Maine’s nearly 5,000 miles of shoreline, we get to know the unique character of every bay. Muscongus, between John’s Bay and Penobscot Bay, is especially mercurial.
On my first day on the job at Coastal Mountains Land Trust, I hopped in the truck with another intern, Max, and we sped off to the hardware store appointed with the task of purchasing roofing shingles. That’s right, roofing shingles…
“I applied for Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Conservation Internship thinking that this experience was going to be something that I would be very comfortable with and do with ease. But in the first week working at Mahoosuc Land Trust, I realized that I had a lot to learn.”
It’s not even July and the Maine Coast Heritage Trust Stewardship staff has already covered a lot of ground—thanks in part to all the volunteers who have pitched in.
On a cold night in early January, Heidi Baker, Aldermere Farm’s Herd Manager, put her young daughters to bed around 7:30, bundled up, and ventured out to the barn to check on the cows before turning in.