“Working with Blue Hill Heritage Trust I got my feet wet and experienced first-hand what it’s like behind the scenes of a land trust.”
When she began her work as an MCHT Conservation Intern at Woodie Wheaton Land Trust, Kaia knew little to nothing about land trusts—that’s no longer the case.
Just add water, and mushrooms arrive in full force—even in the generally hot and dry summer months.
These hot midsummer days aren’t good for much except swimming, lemonade sipping, and dragonfly spotting.
MCHT Conservation Intern Dianna Farrell puts her Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills to work for Cape Elizabeth Land Trust.
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.
Every spring, bird and mammal populations swell. But as the summer goes on, populations dwindle. What’s this about?
MCHT Land Steward Kirk Gentalen falls for Maine’s native flowers—and tells you all about some of his favorites.
After decades of loving and caring for land on Beals Island, a woman and her family make the decision to conserve it through Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
When songbirds migrate through Maine in the spring, you better believe MCHT steward Kirk Gentalen is outside listening and looking for warblers.
Generous landowners donate easements on their extraordinary MDI properties, forever protecting iconic viewsheds on MDI.
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.
When Melissa Lee joined MCHT’s stewardship staff in 1999, she also began a program—The Lubec Outing Club—to get local kids outside. Twenty years later, it’s still going strong.
Woodward Point is now conserved. But the story doesn’t end there—in fact, for MCHT’s land stewards, it’s just beginning.