Poem by Samaa Abdurraqib, part of the Voices from the Coast project to celebrate peoples’ deep connection to the Maine coast and MCHT’s 50 years of land conservation.
MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen is on the lookout for the harbinger of mid-late early spring (yes that’s confusing) and finds it in spermatophores.
While practicing social distancing, you can get outside and enjoy the health benefits—both physical and mental—of MCHT’s public preserves.
Coastal Mountains Land Trust makes strides in the Round the Mountain conservation effort, with support from the Land for Maine’s Future program, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and the Maine Water Company.
An Ecology and Environmental Science student and MCHT conservation intern develops personal and professional skills and gains experience in invasive species management.
A student from Virginia is happy to find himself in Maine, living and working near “one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.”
A lover of the natural world, Conservation Intern Brooklyn Washburn says it’s important to conserve land for plants, animals, and for people—so that more may fall in love like she did.
Conservation Intern Jacob Burgess stays busy in the summer of 2019, contributing to a wide-range of projects for Mahoosuc Pathways and Mahoosuc Land Trust.
MCHT Conservation Intern Jacob Watson supports soundscape ecology research and other work at Wells Reserve.
Environmental Planning and Policy student Kyla Curtis gets an education in the multi-faceted work and community impacts of land trusts.
MCHT Conservation Intern Jacob Lawlor on humid work days, lessons learned, and wildlife spotted while on the job for York Land Trust.
The September 2019 issue of Down East magazine has a special feature about how land conservation keeps Maine a birding mecca.
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.
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.