Tracking wildlife isn’t always about finding wildlife. More often than not, it’s about what you can learn from the clues that have been left behind. But sometimes, you might just be pleasantly surprised!
MCHT helped conserve a few downtown acres in Milbridge in 2017. Four years later, this land has been transformed into the Milbridge Commons Wellness Park—a place where people can walk by the water, play, and pick free produce.
With the conservation of Sheep Island, MCHT offers a trio of great island preserves in Owls Head.
MCHT President Tim Glidden reflects on our mission and how our organization has adapted to meet that mission in a changing world.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust is fundraising to permanently conserve Little Whaleboat, Nate, and Tuck islands in Casco Bay—to ensure people will always be able to access these special places.
When Ryan Conery-Pulin woke up on the Maine coast for the first time, he had an experience he’ll never forget. And that was just the beginning of his deep connection to the Maine coast.
Essay by Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert, 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 doesn’t usually go to nature for a sense of calm… he’s all about the wildlife activity! But still, quiet days at his backyard marsh have proven fascinating of late.
Essay by Megan Grumbling, 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.
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.
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.
Recently conserved Seaduck Point Preserve got a clean up from local Beals Island students on an outing led by MCHT land steward Deirdre Whitehead.
In one of the most significant conservation projects in York’s history, MCHT helps protect coastal river frontage and secure public access to a beloved local sledding hill.
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.
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.